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Zoom is currently available for use to all Faculty and Staff at the UofA. If a Zoom account is required by a Staff or Faculty member who does not want to access Zoom via eClass, please contact us at eclass@ualberta.ca to request a manual account in Zoom ...
This article outlines the preparation steps students need to follow to access Zoom meetings and tips on best practices when participating in online sessions. GETTING STARTED * Users will need to download the Zoom DESKTOP SOFTWARE OR MOBILE APP [https:...
Zoom is a synchronous presentation tool that allows instructors to use video, audio, and screen sharing to interact with students. This article describes the steps instructors will need to follow to get started and use the main functions of the system. Wh...
This article describes the range of closed caption options available through Zoom meetings. Instructors can enable two different options for transcriptions in their Zoom meetings: * By designating a manual transcriber (often provided through the Acade...
HOW DO I USE ZOOM IF I DO NOT REGULARLY USE AN ECLASS COURSE? U of A Staff and administrators can use Zoom for various administrative usage such as web conferences, demos, thesis defence, etc. There are two options for how to create a Zoom account: OPTI...
Zoom meetings can be recorded for students to review after the meeting if they could not attend in person. This functionality can also be used to pre-record lectures to flip lectures and deliver them asynchronously. Before recording synchronous classes, i...
Occasionally, instructors may need to sign into Zoom directly in order to access special features not covered in the Zoom activity within eClass (i.e. to add closed captioning [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/428/2...
This article lists the current known issues, technical problems, and workarounds with Zoom online meetings. Any wider issues with the service are reported live on Zoom's server status page [https://status.zoom.com/]. Zoom configuration update #1. [https:...
Here are a few things you can do to ensure secure online meetings and prevent misuse in class. THE USE OF PERSONAL ZOOM ACCOUNTS IS NOT RECOMMENDED. Instructors should also consult CTL's best practice recommendations for using Zoom [https://support.eclas...
Here are some best practices for using Zoom safely and effectively. The list was compiled by educational developers at the Centre for Teaching and Learning and the most recent version of these recommendations is available online at https://ctl.guide/quick...
Meeting hosts can pre-assign participants to breakout rooms to streamline class collaboration and discussion. CONTENTS: * 1 Caveats * 2 Pre-assigning participants to breakout rooms * 3 Notes Co-host privileges have the same breakout room control...
FEATURE/FUNCTION ZOOM GOOGLE MEET (BASIC) GOOGLE MEET (PREMIUM) Available for Instructors-only (_Effective August 2022_) Room Capacity 300 100 500 Lecture Capture Yes (save to cloud or local machine) No Yes Screen Share Yes Yes (up to...
It is recommended that instructors consult CTL's zoom usage guidelines [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/417/23/basic-zoom-usage-suggestions] before adjusting meeting preferences in Zoom. Instructors are REQUIRE...
To setup digital office hours, you will need to create calendar appointment blocks which can be RSVP'd by students to meet via Zoom. CONTENTS: * 1 Create Zoom Meeting (your office hours) * 2 Create Google Calendar Appointment Slots * 3 Booking Ap...
BREAKOUT ROOMS ALLOW YOU TO SPLIT YOUR ZOOM MEETINGS INTO SEPARATE SESSIONS. ZOOM HAS THE ABILITY TO CREATE UP TO 50 SEPARATE BREAKOUT ROOMS. THE MEETING HOST OR CO-HOST CAN CHOOSE TO SPLIT THE PARTICIPANTS OF THE MEETING INTO THESE SEPARATE SESSIONS AUTO...
This article outlines how users can link their Zoom account with the YuJa Video platform to bulk import meeting recordings. This can be especially helpful to instructors who have been manually downloading class recordings in advance of the bi-annual sched...
Instructors can set a playback range for the shared video so that it starts and ends at the specified times, removing unneeded portions from the beginning and end. Viewers will be able to watch the recording only within the set playback range through the...
This article describes how to ensure that your browser's settings will allow you to connect to zoom meeting linked from eClass or view embedded YuJa videos.  CONTENTS: * 1 Introduction * 2 Firefox * 3 Brave * 4 Safari (MacOS) * 5 Safari (iOS)...
This article describes how instructors can set up their classroom computer to use Zoom to record video and audio during their in-person class. ON THE PODIUM COMPUTER:  - To begin, make sure that the computer has been turned on and the projection system ...
Instructors can create separate Zoom meetings for different groups in their courses even though this is not possible through the regular eClass-Zoom integration where normally it is not possible to create a meeting without it also displaying along with th...
If a Zoom meeting is created through the Zoom web portal [https://support.eclass.ualberta.ca/index.php?/Knowledgebase/Article/View/449/23/signing-in-to-zoom-outside-eclass] and is not associated with a course in eClass, instructors are now able to import ...
There are a number of site-wide app integrations available for Zoom at the U of A. These apps have all been approved for integration by the IST Security and Privacy. Each app shares some of the user's data between the application and zoom to provide easie...
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