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Adobe Connect Essential Training
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Obtaining a license to use for the training


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Adobe Connect Essential Training

with Tim Plumer, Jr.

Video: Obtaining a license to use for the training

If you don't have a Connect account that you can use, you can create a 30-day free trial from Adobe. In fact, even if you do have a corporate Connect account that you're learning to use, it might be a good idea to set this trial account up because it's going to give you a place that you can work without worrying that you might mess up your corporate account. And it's a clean slate like the clean slate that I'm starting with here in this training. So let's go ahead and set one of those up. I am going to click on products here at Adobe.com. This is just the standard Adobe.com web site.
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  1. 1m 38s
    1. Welcome
      53s
    2. Using the exercise files
      45s
  2. 14m 58s
    1. What is Adobe Connect?
      1m 34s
    2. The Adobe Connect family of products
      1m 4s
    3. Obtaining a license to use for the training
      2m 44s
    4. A quick start guide to Connect
      9m 36s
  3. 28m 40s
    1. Creating a new meeting
      5m 0s
    2. Inviting people to your meeting
      3m 3s
    3. Creating users on your Connect account
      4m 22s
    4. Setting up audio: Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP)
      7m 30s
    5. Setting up audio: Universal Voice (POTS)
      8m 45s
  4. 33m 6s
    1. Meeting the pods
      3m 44s
    2. Managing the pods
      4m 6s
    3. Creating and managing layouts
      9m 54s
    4. Preparing mode
      3m 35s
    5. Working in the Presenter area
      5m 8s
    6. Creating meeting templates
      4m 11s
    7. Managing meetings
      2m 28s
  5. 33m 29s
    1. Revisiting the Attendees pod
      6m 55s
    2. Setting user roles
      7m 10s
    3. Creating groups of users
      4m 12s
    4. Resetting passwords
      4m 59s
    5. Managing access to a meeting
      5m 33s
    6. Using the Connect Add-in
      4m 40s
  6. 27m 33s
    1. Using the Share pod
      5m 52s
    2. Uploading additional content
      4m 37s
    3. Sharing your screen
      7m 3s
    4. Whiteboarding
      4m 4s
    5. Using Full Screen mode to focus the audience
      5m 57s
  7. 37m 24s
    1. Loading PowerPoint files
      7m 24s
    2. Working with PDFs
      4m 12s
    3. Adding JPGs to a meeting room
      3m 42s
    4. Working with Flash video and MP3s
      5m 0s
    5. Loading SWF files (Flash projects)
      3m 54s
    6. Managing content on the server
      8m 13s
    7. Securing a meeting room
      4m 59s
  8. 46m 30s
    1. Customizing your meeting room
      5m 57s
    2. Using the Notes pod
      3m 59s
    3. Allowing your audience to chat
      4m 38s
    4. Polling your audience
      5m 43s
    5. Using a webcam
      4m 43s
    6. Sharing files and web links
      5m 57s
    7. Working with other presenters in Prepare mode
      2m 46s
    8. Working with other presenters in the Q & A pod
      3m 40s
    9. Chatting privately
      2m 55s
    10. Setting preferences
      6m 12s
  9. 17m 3s
    1. Creating a recording
      7m 24s
    2. Editing the recording
      4m 52s
    3. Using the recording
      4m 47s
  10. 20m 46s
    1. Using the meeting as a room
      6m 0s
    2. Managing users as meeting participants
      5m 47s
    3. Video conferencing with the Camera pod
      4m 25s
    4. Controlling someone else's screen
      4m 34s
  11. 12m 34s
    1. Installing the AIR application
      3m 7s
    2. Managing meetings
      5m 23s
    3. Managing recordings
      4m 4s
  12. 3m 35s
    1. Downloading and installing the app
      45s
    2. Attending a meeting
      2m 50s
  13. 48s
    1. Next Steps
      48s

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Adobe Connect Essential Training
4h 38m Beginner Feb 24, 2011 Updated Sep 09, 2011

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In Adobe Connect Essential Training, author Tim Plumer, Jr. explains how to deliver and host interactive web meetings, webinars, and e-learning tutorials using Adobe Connect. The course covers the software's many tools for streamlining communication and engaging participants, such as the screen sharing, full-screen, and whiteboard features. Also included are tutorials on recording presentations, video conferencing, and using Connect with an iPhone or Android-based smartphone. Exercise files accompany the course.

Topics include:
  • Creating a new meeting
  • Understanding and managing pods
  • Incorporating PDFs, JPEGs, and interactive content
  • Enabling public and private chat sessions for attendees
  • Sharing files and links
  • Polling an audience
  • Using a web camera
  • Controlling a participant's screen
Subjects:
Business Collaboration Web Conferencing
Software:
Connect
Author:
Tim Plumer, Jr.

Obtaining a license to use for the training

If you don't have a Connect account that you can use, you can create a 30-day free trial from Adobe. In fact, even if you do have a corporate Connect account that you're learning to use, it might be a good idea to set this trial account up because it's going to give you a place that you can work without worrying that you might mess up your corporate account. And it's a clean slate like the clean slate that I'm starting with here in this training. So let's go ahead and set one of those up. I am going to click on products here at Adobe.com. This is just the standard Adobe.com web site.

Among the products if I scroll down, I'll see Adobe Connect, and there is a lot of information that you might want to take a look at here. I'm specifically interested in the Sign up for a 30 day trial link. So I'll click that. If you have an Adobe ID, which is an email address and a password, then you can go ahead and plug that information in here. If you don't, you can go through the process of creating one by clicking over here. Either way, you will need one to create a 30-day free trial. Once I've clicked on that link, the first step is to go ahead and add an email.

That will be my login or my username, and then create a password, plus there is a variety of information that Adobe is looking for understand why I'm interested in Connect. Now I am not going to make you watch me fill all of this stuff in here. But I'll just scroll down and say that once you do, you click on accept the terms and click on Submit. The next thing that will happen is that Adobe will send you an email with your 30-day free trial information in it. I've got that email open over here. So we'll jump over to this tab and here it is.

The three things that I am looking for are my Account URL. That's the URL that I am going to use as the base URL for everything that I do in Connect from here on now. Also, I'll find my username and password that I can use to log in to the account. So to log in to the account, I am simply going to click the link here. You'll go ahead and add your username and password and click Login.

The first time you do it, Adobe wants to know that you understand the terms of the service. If you'd like to scroll through this and read this-- you should always do this whenever you're agreeing to something-- but I've already read it several times. So I am simply going to click Yes and click Submit, and I'll enter the Adobe Connect dashboard, and this is where I'll begin everything. And one more alert dialog box to go through. This is just an Expiration Notification that Adobe is providing to let you know that the account is scheduled to expire. I'll say that Don't Remind Me Again, because I can remember that.

At this point, you are setup, you are ready to go, and you are ready to complete the rest of the training.

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