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Minnesota State University, Mankato

Minnesota State University, Mankato

Online Meetings

Page address: http://www.mnsu.edu/its/academic/onlinemeetings.html

What are Online Meetings?

Online Meetings are web conferences that are hosted online, allowing users to speak to multiple meeting participants and share visuals.

Enterprise Tools: 

These tools are fully supported. Contact the ITS Service Desk at 507.389.6654 for assistance.

  • Adobe Connect Pro - Adobe Connect Pro is a Video Conferencing/Virtual Meeting Software - allowing for up to 100 attendees, webcam access for presenters, VoIP, and a secure unsearchable link to meetings that you can email to attendees. You can share websites, files, applications or your desktop with attendees, have open discussions with all attendees getting access to the whiteboard, chat, and annotation tools, break off into groups, and have multiple presenters, create polls, record sessions for later viewing.
  • Lync - Lync allows you to connect with others through instant messaging (IM), video calls, or online meetings. All faculty, staff and students have access to Lync and they login with their MNSU credentials. 

Staff Favorite Tools:

These tools are not supported. These are favorite tools of the ATS Staff and they may be able to offer assistance. Primary support is usually found on the websites for these tools.

  • AnyMeeting- AnyMeeting is a free cloud-based Video Conferencing/Virtual Meeting Software - allowing for up to 200 attendees, webcam access for presenters, VoIP, and a secure unsearchable link to meetings that you can email to attendees. You can share websites, files, applications or your desktop with attendees, have open discussions with all attendees getting access to the whiteboard, chat, and annotation tools, break off into groups, and have multiple presenters, and create polls.
  • GoToMeeting - GoToMeeting is another excellent online meeting tool that allows users to get up and going quickly.

Pilot Tools:

These tools are supported through the group/team championing the pilot (beta test)

  • GoToMeeting - GoToMeeting is another excellent online meeting tool that allows users to get up and going quickly. This is being piloted in the College of Allied Health and Nursing and College of Business. If you have questions, please contact Marni Dunning.