|What are online meetings?
Online meetings are a way for participants in multiple locations to communicate and collaborate in real-time. Online meeting tools generally include interactive features such as live audio and video, text-based chat, facilities for sharing content, an online whiteboard, and polling capabilities.
How can online meetings enhance teaching and learning? Online meetings can be used to:
Blackboard Collaborate is a powerful online meeting tool that is integrated into Blackboard course sites. Adobe Connect is available to Hunter faculty who wish to use it for teaching purposes. Adobe Connect has many features, including multi-way audio/video communication, content sharing, and polling. Skype is a free tool that supports two way video communication, text chat, and desktop sharing. Other commonly used tools include WebEx and GoToMeeting.