Articles tagged: zoom

Zoom does occasionally suffer from a problem which prevents you from logging in or connecting to a meeting. Often these problems are solved quickly, but Microsoft Teams is available as an alternative.

If you would like to record your meeting you have the option to record the meeting locally onto your computer or record to the cloud.

To join a Zoom meeting in a D2L course that has been created by the instructor, follow these steps.

Live Auto-Transcription was recently added to Zoom. This allows participants to see a text transcription of the speaker’s words, either as subtitles at the bottom of the screen, or as a transcript to the side. There are a few things you can do which may help live auto-transcription to produce a clearer transcript for your session.

A summary of changes to University of Calgary learning technologies and tools that happened during May 2021.

It takes commitment from all participants in a Zoom session — instructors and students — to develop and maintain a positive learning environment.

These tips will help improve your online Zoom class experience, and that of your instructors and classmates.

The following options are recommended when you are hosting a Zoom meeting. Please note that these settings are recommended to optimize privacy.

Breakout rooms allow you to split your Zoom meeting in up to 50 separate sessions.

In order to keep track of how many students attend lectures, or to have a record for participation grades, an instructor may wish to take attendance for Zoom meetings.

Use these tips to prevent and/or shut down disruptive behaviours during your Zoom session.

An account is not required if you are simply joining a meeting, but if you would like to create and host an online class/ seminar/ meeting, you will require an account.

Zoom can also be used outside of D2L to host meetings online.

Follow these steps to create and schedule a Zoom meeting from D2L.

Zoom is an online videoconferencing application that allows classes and groups to hold online real-time sessions with students or colleagues.

The instruction below will help you assign recording privileges to a participant.

Breakout rooms allow you to split your Zoom meeting in up to 50 separate sessions.

You can host a meeting that starts instantly and you can invite others to join this meeting at any time. There are two ways to start an instant meeting.

Zoom allows for screen sharing on desktop, tablet and mobile devices running Zoom.

You can mute and unmute participants while you are hosting a meeting.

You can stop participant’s video or ask them to start video.

If you are hosting a meeting, you can make a participant host/co-host.

Zoom offers the ability to chat with everyone simultaneously, or to send private messages to individual participants.

The polling feature for meetings allows you to create single choice or multiple choice polling questions for your meetings.

There are several ways to host webinars and large meetings using platforms provided by the University of Calgary.

Various options for scheduling a meeting

The alternative host option allows you to schedule meetings and designate another user to start the meeting or webinar if you are unable to.