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Zoom

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About this Page

Zoom is a video conferencing system that will allow participants to meet online synchronously.  But there is much more than just talking involved with conferencing.  With Zoom, the screen can be shared, meetings can be recorded, break-out session can occur, and participants can be seen and heard. 

Click on the links to learn about the following:

 

On this page:

  • students will learn how to join a meeting, use the settings, synchronize audio and video, and participate in a test meeting. 

  • faculty and staff how to create an invitation, use the controls, implement breakout-rooms, synchronize audio and video, record a meeting, and participate in a test meeting.

Zoom Tutorials for Students

Zoom has created some very helpful tutorials.  Below, is a list of most commonly-use functions.  Most of the links provide both a video and step-by-step tutorials; the videos will be sufficient but if you learn best by having written instructions, those are available.  

Zoom Tutorials for Faculty, Staff, and Student Group Leaders

Zoom has created some very helpful tutorials.  Below, is a list of most the commonly-use functions. 

The first video (the Getting Started with Zoom webinar) is the longest but will give you the foundational knowledge you’ll need to get on solid footing.  The other tutorials below are great as a quick reference after you’ve watched the webinar. Most of the links provide both a video and step-by-step tutorials; the videos will be sufficient but if you learn best by having written instructions, those are available.  

Getting Started with Zoom – This is a 30-minute recorded session that will give you the basics to get up and running. It first shows Zoom Plans and then dives into the Web Portal, which shows how to schedule meetings and invite participants.  Then, it will go into how a meeting actually functions, such as how to manipulate your own settings, manage the settings of participants, share your screen, and record the meeting. Lastly, this webinar covers best practices.

The following are quick tutorials that cover the main functions in Zoom.

Run a Test Meeting

You may want to get comfortable with the functionality of Zoom.  If so, you can run a test meeting using the following link Join Meeting Test.  A test meeting will run, which will allow you to make sure that Zoom will run on your device and will allow you to make sure that the audio and video work properly.