Articles tagged: zoom

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

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.

The privacy of our students, instructors and staff is extremely important. The University of Calgary Zoom account provides several features that have been configured to protect your privacy and ensure security within classes and meetings.

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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

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

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

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

Various options for scheduling a meeting