Use Zoom to hold class wherever you are, so long as you have an Internet connection. You can use the standalone desktop Zoom client, Zoom app, the Zoom website, or the Zoom “Online Meeting” tool that is integrated into Collab.
- Set up your University-licensed Zoom account.
- Use a pair of headphones to reduce background noise and improve overall sound quality.
Scheduling & Joining Meetings
- Plan early and communicate with your students so that they can set up their Zoom access beforehand. Share this 1-minute tutorial on how to join a Zoom meeting with students.
- Use your computer or phone to schedule and connect to a Zoom meeting. On the computer, you can use the Zoom website or download the Zoom client. On your phone, you can call in to a meeting or download the Zoom app (iOS or Android).
- Watch this 1-minute tutorial to schedule a Zoom meeting for a specific day and time, or you can start a Zoom meeting immediately.
Enhancing Your Teaching with Zoom Features
- Increase engagement with tools like closed captions, chat, whiteboard, share your screen, polling, and breakout rooms. Watch this 1-minute video tutorial for how to use tools like mute, video source, chat, whiteboard, and share screen.
- Maximize student usage by recording your session with Zoom and posting it in your class Collab site for students to access any time.
- Zoom offers live training webinars and a robust Help Center.
- For more information on Zoom, ITS' Zoom FAQ site includes information ranging from plug-ins to integration with Collab.
- The College and Graduate School of Arts and Sciences has created a Zoom Interface Guide.
This information was compiled by Online Learning's Kristin Palmer and can be accessed in the below document.