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Conferencing, Collaboration, Meetings

Zoom Training Center

In this step-by-step walkthrough of a remote lecture hosted in Zoom, you'll learn how to use BYU's instance of Zoom to schedule an online class. You'll see how the meeting controls work, including how to share your screen as a digital whiteboard. Discover how to collaborate with the class and how to assign roles to others on your team to help keep things on track. If you have any other questions about Zoom at BYU or need more information, visit https://zoom.byu.edu to learn more.

Learning Zoom - By Garrick Chow - Course on LinkedIn Learning

There is a comprehensive Zoom course on LinkedIn Learning, taught by Garrick Chow, an experienced online educator. If you prefer a formal, structured format for online training, this course is for you. BYU employees have free access to LinkedIn Learning using their Net ID (NetID@byu.edu) and password.

Zoom unifies cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Follow this article to learn about the basic features of the Zoom client on Windows and Mac.
Zoom Pro Tips
Here is a list of tips to make your Zoom sessions optimal. Most importantly, don't worry! Zoom's interface intuitively guides you through every step of running a session.
Download in Advance
Download and install the Zoom client on your computer in advance.
Wired Internet
Use a wired internet connection for added stability and speed.
Practice Sessions
Schedule and conduct a few practice meetings with practice users or TAs to get the hang of Zoom's controls.
Recruit a Co-Host
Recruit at least one savvy co-host for each session to help you keep things running smoothly.
Recruit for CC
Recruit someone to offer closed captioning. Contact the University Accessibility Center for help with live transcription.
Start Early
Start your first Zoom sessions at least 30 minutes early to work out any kinks in audio, video, or device connections.
Wear Headphones
It might be most important for session participants, but wearing headphones can prevent audio feedback.
Mute All
When you hear the clickity clack of too many keyboards, mute everyone by clicking the Mute All button.
Test All Devices
Configure and test all your devices (phones, ipads, computers) that you're going to use for your Zoom sessions.
Record to the Cloud
Save your recordings in the Zoom cloud, be prepared for a delay while video recordings process