Pronto Resources

  • Pronto is a mobile-first seamless communication hub for instructors and students. It connects students and instructors in real time via chat and video, encouraging faster, flexible, and effective interaction. Pronto is fully accessible and easy to use. 
  • As of spring 2021, Pronto is fully integrated into SMCCCD Canvas courses. 

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Building Community in Online Courses with Pronto

Using Pronto

Students and instructors can use Pronto directly in their Canvas courses, via web browser. They can also download the Pronto desktop app, or download it to a mobile device from Google Play or the App Store.

Canvas How To Guide

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Contact your campus Instructional Technologists or Instructional Designers for guidance on using Pronto in your courses.

How it works

Pronto's Canvas integration instantly connects each user with the students and instructors in their current courses and groups.

It does so by automatically creating a group chat for each section the user is in, as well as their Canvas groups.

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Students can communicate and collaborate with each other as well as the instructor.

Help and Support

Visit the Pronto Help Center for targeted support on common issues:

Pronto Help Center

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