Category: webinars

Synchronous learning that includes video and audio conferences and related software.

The decision whether to record a Zoom class session or lesson “to the Cloud” or to the local computer is not one to be taken lightly.  Our institutional Zoom account has a ceiling on the amount of recordings that can …

Zoom Recordings: to the Cloud, or Computer? A Discussion Read More »

The Q Camera has been deployed to USF’s colleges for use in the classroom where voices need to be heard from far away.  There is a limited number and each college will need to sort out a means to share …

The Q2N-4K, “Qm” Webcam for superb audio Read More »

Old PowerPoint presentations that were recorded as Adobe Presentations several years ago rely on Flash, an obsolete technology that is set to expire in December, 2020.  Until then, these troubleshooting steps will allow users to see Adobe Presentations. One method:  …

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This page presents the free version of Zoom whose popularity with faculty appears to be growing.  The free Zoom limits meetings to 40 minutes, so its usefulness must be reflected against that fact.  Nevertheless, Zoom does possess all of the …

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“BigBlueButton” is the brand name of the web-conferencing solution that is automatically available with Canvas.  You can find it under “Conferences” in the menu of your Canvas course shell.  The written steps that follow the video correlate with the times …

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All USF instructors, full-time or adjunct, may have access to Adobe Connect.  Contact DAT (815 740-5080 or dat@stfrancis.edu) to set up an account within minutes if you do not already have one.  Here is a video overview, followed by specific …

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When you log in as a “registered user” to an Adobe Connect meeting that you are hosting, you may find a telephone icon instead of a microphone icon.  That signals that the meeting has been set up for audio conferencing …

Does your Adobe Connect Meeting have phone (audio) conferencing? Read More »

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Launch an Adobe Connect meeting and set its preferences to include audio (telephone) conferencing.

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Watch the two and a half-minute screencast which gives a general orientation to an Adobe Connect account.

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If you are an Adobe Connect meeting host, you have the ability to set up phone conferencing.  This is a one-time only procedure.  Care must be taken to schedule your phone conference so as not to conflict with others in …

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