Adobe Connect Spotlight

About Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect is a web conferencing tool that allows instructors and students to synchronously meet online. This tool is fully integrated in Canvas and is accessible by clicking Conference Room in your course navigation menu. Adobe Connect replaces BigBlueButton as UCLA Extension’s web conferencing tool, and is useful for hosting interactive sessions in real time such as office hours, creating student study groups, or meeting with students on an as-needed basis.

Features include:

  • Meeting recordings
  • Screensharing
  • Discussion notes
  • Whiteboard
  • Chat
  • Polls
  • Q&A

Technical Requirements

To test Adobe Connect with your computer hardware:

Instructional Uses

You might use this tool for:

  • Holding online office hours with students
  • Online class meetings in real time
  • Student study groups
  • Optional supplemental discussions to support your course material

How-tos and Troubleshooting


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