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Using Mobile Apps for Collaboration

Using Mobile Apps for Collaboration - View the Recorded Presentation

Need help or motivation for adopting some of the key mobile apps for collaborating at IU? Our recent webinar, “Using Mobile Apps for Collaboration,” will give you a jump start.

*Please check the system requirements for each app to be sure your desired device and OS are compatible.

View webinar recording. View the webinar recording for “Using Mobile Apps for Collaboration.”

This webinar was a follow-up to a previous session about making the most of your mobile device, which focused on getting these apps installed and running on your device(s). Catch up on installation and configuration details in this blog post.

In “Using Mobile Apps for Collaboration,” we covered:

  • Why mobile matters
  • Working in the Box app
  • Joining Connect meetings in the app
  • Reviewing Canvas content and communicating in the app
  • Communicating using the Lync app
  • Managing participants in the Pexip app

How are you using your apps to collaborate?

What do you want to know more about with mobile apps?

Making the Most of Your Mobile Device

Making the most of your mobile device webinar

We recently asked our UITS colleague Michele Kelmer to present how to get up and running with these commonly used mobile apps at IU:

  • Canvas
  • Box
  • Citrix Receiver (for IUanyWare)
  • Lynda.com
  • Lync 2013
  • Adobe Connect

To learn more about these apps and get step-by-step instruction on how to set each one up in iOS or Android devices, view the webinar recording, which is linked below.

*Please check the system requirements for each app to be sure your desired device and OS are compatible.

View webinar recording. View the webinar recording for “Making the Most of Your Mobile Device.”

These links were shared during the webinar for additional information:

Our thanks to Michele, IT Strategy Business Analyst with IT Community Partnerships, and Program Coordinator for UITS Student Outreach (uitsoutreach@iu.edu).

Use Adobe Connect for online meetings

Do you need to conduct online meetings, classes, or webinars? Try IU’s Adobe Connect service. Create your own customized virtual meeting space. Use your computer’s camera and microphone to communicate with your audience while sharing your slides or desktop. Attendees can use text chat to communicate or you can grant them permission to use their cameras and microphones. For more on IU’s Adobe Connect service, see the UITS Collaboration Technologies Web site.

For help with IU’s Adobe Connect service, contact the Collaboration Technologies Help Desk (812-856-2020, cthelp@iu.edu).

it2go Episode 66 – Welcome Week Workshops

On this week’s episode, we’re talking about some of the Welcome Week Workshops we’re hosting online and in classrooms at IT Training the week of August 26th. Join us!

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it2go Episode 57 – IU Next Initiative

In this episode, we’re discussing the IU Next Initiative.

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Episode 51 – Discussing Adobe Connect

On this week’s episode we’re talking about the Adobe Connect online meeting software.

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IU is upgrading to Adobe Connect 7.5 in May

NOTE: In this article, I discuss Adobe Connect (and other online collaboration solutions) available at IU. In order to get an account to use Connect at IU, you must be faculty or staff.

For those not in the know, Adobe Connect (or, as the official name goes, Adobe Acrobat Connect Professional) is a web browser-based online meeting and conferencing solution.  Adobe Connect, like competitors WebEx, GoToMeeting, and Microsoft’s Live Meeting, is a platform for real-time meetings, collaborative sessions, presentations, and demonstrations.

We are fortunate enough at IU to have several technology options that support collaboration from a distance: Oncourse, Unicom and Live Meeting, and Adobe Connect.  Sometimes, however, more choices means more confusion – especially in the computer realm! From my perspective, here are some reasons why you might want to choose Connect over another option: Read the rest of “IU is upgrading to Adobe Connect 7.5 in May” »

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