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A powerful virtual classroom: Adobe Connect 8

Janet Clarey

I’m always cognizant of what Ellen Wagner (formerly with Adobe) said while writing about web conferencing technologies around the time Blackboard bought Wimba and Elluminate and combined them to create Blackboard Collaborate (for edu-types, I’ll insert the ‘muwhahahaha’ just for you). Adobe in not an elearning company. Adobe is in the software business.

We have 2D Virtual Classrooms, Why 3D?

Kapp Notes

In a 3D world, the interaction with the students feels more intimate than with a 2-D distance learning application such as Centra, Horizon Wimba or Adobe Connect. Sitting around a conference table for class. Another question and this one is simple.why 3D? We've got plenty of great 2D platforms for communication, what does 3D add? Here is a short answer.

Collaboration Tools

Tony Karrer

As I mentioned in Real-Time Collaborative Editing , I had a fantastic experience participating in group editing of a Mind Map of collaborative tools during a session at Learn Trends. You can see the result below. But it was interesting to see the results exported which I've embedded below.

Complaint? Students Don't Hang Out in Virtual Worlds After Class

Kapp Notes

The same is true of Adobe Connect, Horizon Wimba and other 2D classroom software. In the course of a week, I get asked many questions about Virtual Worlds, an interesting one that keeps occurring goes something like this. It seems that students find virtual worlds boring. How can I get them more into virtual worlds beyond the classroom? Let me give you an example.