Connect overview

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing solutions for web meetings, eLearning and webinars. Meetings are held online or your desktop or mobile device. Faculty can use Adobe Connect to host synchronous class meetings online, hold office hours, bring in a guest speaker or connect with fellow researchers. Features include two-way audio and video conferencing, application and desktop sharing, an interactive whiteboard, audience polling, text chat, breakout rooms and more. All Adobe Connect sessions can be recorded and archived for playback and distribution.

The content is displayed in a number of different types of pods, these include video, notes, chat, sharing pods and participants can be split into breakout rooms. A host or presenter must be present before participants can join the meeting, these users control the content and have their own 'Presenter only Area'. Rooms can be configured to allow guests and/or logged in Waikato users. 

Connect is integrated with Moodle which makes it easy for lecturers to create rooms that are automatically available to their students within Moodle as an activity. Users are automatically provided the correct access to the room based on your Moodle role.