Adobe Connect: It's More Than Just for Teaching
Jeradi Cohen, Shawnee State University, United States
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Austin, Texas, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-92-1 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA
This roundtable session will highlight the variety of adaptations teacher education faculty has found for Adobe Connect. While initially this system was adopted for use in the graduate program in curriculum and instruction, which uses a hybrid format, as the means for having collaborative learning sessions from a distance, the multifaceted uses quickly became evident. New ways to use this interactive communication venue continue to emerge. Faculty are finding that Adobe Connect may be used to support students in the field, advise students for course registration who have schedule and/or travel considerations, giving lectures when away from campus, recording procedural directions the recur each semester, as well as providing, individualized, and personalized face-to-face feedback at a distance. The learning curve is shallow. The ability to create “classroom” or “meeting” rooms that are static and the spontaneous access via a course link are among the reasons faculty have rapidly incorporated this communication system.
Cohen, J. (2012). Adobe Connect: It's More Than Just for Teaching. In P. Resta (Ed.), Proceedings of SITE 2012--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 274-276). Austin, Texas, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE).