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Adobe Connect Pro

What is Connect Pro?

Connect Pro is a web conferencing software that allows you to host meetings, deliver presentations, conduct class sessions from the comfort of your office or home.  If you can’t meet in person, Connect Pro is the next best thing!  Since there is no application software install, you can access your meeting space from anywhere. All you need is an Internet browser and Adobe Flash Player runtime, which is already installed on more than 98% of personal computers.

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Why do I want Connect Pro?

Connect Pro allows you to...

  • Collaborate and meet with colleagues at distant geographic locations
  • Hold virtual class sessions
  • Host promotional webinars
  • Record lectures for playback on-demand
  • Conduct virtual office hours

Connect Pro at USD

A limited pilot group began use of Connect Pro in the fall of ’09. Members of this group were given access to unlimited use of the product in order to evaluate the feasibility of expanding adoption in the future.  The group was asked to base their evaluation on several factors including:

  • Anticipated ease of use for faculty members/students
  • Difficulty of learning curve
  • Flexibility of application
  • Availability of features that aid in teaching and learning

Initial results indicate that the product is seen as being rich in features, dependable with few technical difficulties, and can be configured in a wide variety of ways.

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How Do I get Connect Pro?

Contact iteam@sandiego.edu for access information and training options.