Adobe Connect is the virtual classroom software that is used to help deliver some UQ courses accessible through Blackboard. Adobe connect allows you and your lectures to have lectures/tutorials or meetings via the web.

Setup your device

You require an update to date version of Adobe Flash and Adobe connect in your browser.

Getting started

Hardware

  • You require a headset (including headphones and a microphone) to use audio in adobe connect meetings. This provides better quality audio and prevents audio reverberation.
  • A web camera is optional

To talk, or activate your camera, you will need to be given the rights to be use the Voice and Camera Pods by a Presenter or by the Connect Room Host.

Software

  • To start, run this diagnostic check on the computer you intend to use.
  • If prompted, download the Adobe add-in at the end of the diagnostic check.  Some features of the room may not function properly without it
    You can also download the plug-in

Configure your audio

Before attending a real virtual class - ensure that your system is properly configured:

  1. Visit the UQ Audio Setup Room to configure your audio
  2. Log in with your Student/Staff ID and password
  3. Click the Meeting button > Audio Setup Wizard...
  4. Work through the step by step wizard

Audio troubleshooting guide (PDF, 144 KB)

Mobile Applications

Adobe Connect Mobile enables you to attend a meeting from your iOS, Android, or Blackberry device.

Log in and participate

(Mobile users will require a meeting URL)

  • Log in to your Learn.UQ course
    Configure your device for Adobe Connect.
  • Select the Adobe Connect Classroom

Enable your microphone and web cam

  •  Click the Microphone button 
  • Web camera button. Click the Web Cam button 

Chat

Type in the chat area if you wish to contribute.

Signal

Use the status button to let your lecturer know how you're going.