Connect Session Overview

Icons



1. Speaker Volume - Use this icon to enable your speakers and adjust the volume as necessary.
2. Microphone Icon - This icon is used to activate your microphone (built-in or external).
3. Webcam Icon - Use this icon to enable your webcam as well as enable webcams for other users.
4. Hands-up Menu - Participant menu that allows them to communicate with the presenter if they do not have the ability to speak directly. Options include raise hand, speak louder, slow down, etc.


Menus



Meeting -
Options include Preferences, Audio Setup, Record Meeting, & End Session.
Layouts - Options to customize the appearance of the session.
Pods - Options to Add, Remove, Resize and Relocate Pods.
Audio - Option to “Enable Microphone Rights for Participants” (not recommended for groups of more than 4).


Pods



1. Share My Screen
-Share your Desktop View. Option to Request/Allow Remote Control of Computer
2. Share Document
- Upload a file to share with the group. File formats include PowerPoint. &, PDF’s. Microsoft Word is NOT supported.
3. Share Whiteboard -
A whiteboard allows hosts or presenters to create text, lines, circles, squares, and other freehand drawings in real time during a meeting.
4. Recently Shared -
All previously shared items are stored here for easy access to re-open.



Attendees



1. Hosts - Faculty will enter the room as Hosts. This option allows for full control of the session including layout changes, attendee control and ending the session.
2. Presenters - Full sharing capability and webcam and microphone rights.
3. Participants - This option restricts the attendee to only allow for the listening, Chat and Hands-up menu.


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Students and invited guests will enter the room as Participants. If you need a student or presenter to have the ability to use their webcam, microphone, or upload a document, they must be made a Presenter.  To do this, click and drag their name in the Attendees pod up to the Presenter area.


Webcam 

To enable your webcam click Start My Webcam.

Click Allow on the Adobe Flash Settings pop-up
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Click Start Sharing.



Microphone

To enable your microphone click the microphone icon.

Click Allow on the Adobe Flash Settings pop-up.

The microphone will remain green while active. You can mute your microphone by clicking the icon again.
Active:       Muted: