SWBTS Adobe Connect to Zoom Migration

 

This fall, SWBTS is transitioning from Adobe Connect to Zoom as the supported video conferencing platform for classroom instruction (i.e. for Flexible, Synchronous, or Flexible-Access).

We have provided answers to some of the anticipated questions below. If you have additional questions or concerns, please reach out to AIT (techhelp@swbts.edu; 817.923.1921, ext. 5858) or stop by our office (Fleming Hall, office F4).

FAQ’s

  • Why the transition from Adobe Connect to Zoom?
    • Survey results from our Zoom pilot indicate that Zoom provides a more stable and reliable experience for our faculty and student users
    • Student surveys reported that learning was improved by the use of Zoom
    • Zoom has higher quality audio and video
    • Surveys indicated that Zoom is generally easier to use

 

  • How is Zoom similar to Adobe Connect?
    • They both provide you the ability to chat with other participants
    • They both allow you to screen share
    • They both let you record the meeting

 

  • How is Zoom different to Adobe Connect?
    • Zoom has a different user interface (more user friendly)
    • Zoom records directly to the host computer rather than to external servers

 

Again, please reach out to AIT if you have questions or for additional help finding the right solution for your need (techhelp@swbts.edu; 817.923.1921, ext. 5858; Fleming Hall, office F4).