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Use Case - Faculty Course Lecture


    • Regularly scheduled time
    • Only students enrolled in the course or invited guest lecturers can participate
    • Students will be granted access by the faculty member to interact in the mediums used
    • Faculty member can record the lectures to allow students to replay for studying or review


Faculty will share slides, such as PowerPoint or other Whiteboard slides with students as well as be able to discuss the slides with the students using audio and text chat, and possibly video chat. Students will have the option at the faculty member’s discretion to interact back via the same medium. In most cases the PowerPoint or other documents will have been pre-uploaded into the content area. Faculty may also want to allow students to view an application on the faculty member’s computer or transfer a file to the students that the students may then download. The Faculty may also want the ability to poll the students. Faculty will always need to be able to see the attendee list.  Faculty may also desire to show a video during the session.  Faculty has ultimate control over the meeting and will be able to switch between different layouts at will to best meet the needs of the class.


  • Host – Johns Hopkins faculty member
  • Attendees – Johns Hopkins students enrolled in the course

Using Adobe Connect for Faculty Course Lecture:

Step 1: Create a Meeting Room

Step 2: Select a layout

Step 3: Setting Up Meeting Room Access

Step 4: Manage Attendees

Step 5: Optimize Meeting Room Settings

Step 6: Load Files & Share Documents

Recommended Adobe Connect Pods

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Pod Name


Share This pod allows you share content in several ways. You can share your entire desktop or a specific application. You can also share documents, either on your computer or previously uploaded to the content library. Finally, you can use the Share pod to share Whiteboards. You can also allow presenters to share content.

Attendee List This pod allows you to see who is signed on to the meeting. You can also monitor name, role, and status. Participants can use emoticons to communicate with you. You can also grant presenter and microphone rights.

Camera and Voice This pod allows you to display video from a webcam and voice from a microphone connected to your PC.

Chat This pod allows you to communicate with all participants or individual participants. Participants can use this pod to communicate with each other.


Note This pod allows you to display static text to participants.


Discussion Notes This pod allows hosts, presenters or participants to take notes. These notes can then be copied and pasted into a document. The Discussion Notes pod is available from the Discussion Layout.

Poll This pod allows you to ask a question and gather, view and track participant feedback. You can only ask one question per poll pod. You can use multiple poll pods.

File Share This pod allows you distribute files that you have uploaded to the meeting room.

Web Links This pod allows the host or presenters to force automatic browsing of a web page on participants’ computers.

Q&A This pod allows you to use a moderated chat to monitor questions and their corresponding answers. It exists only in the Presenter area. There is only one instance of the Q&A pod and you must link it to one of your existing Chat pods.

Whiteboard This pod allows you to create collaborative text, drawings or annotations. You can overlay a whiteboard over an existing document. The stand-alone whiteboard allows you to create content on a white background. From the Share pod, the whiteboard allows you to overlay your shared content for annotations or drawing.

Best Practices

    • When planning to share content, it is recommended that you upload the files to the content area prior to the course meeting.
    • If you would like students to be able to review your lecture after class, be sure to record your session and send participants the URL where they can review the course content.