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ZOOM


What is it?

Zoom is a platform that enables you to have online real-time sessions with your students or colleagues. You can share your presentations or desktop, collaborate with others, conduct small group activities, poll your students and more, all from virtually any device.

Who is it for?

Faculty, staff and students at the University of Calgary - and everyone else.

What can it do?

Important first steps:
  • Account provisioning

Accessing Zoom:
  • Accessing Zoom from D2L
  • Accessing Zoom directly (from outside of D2L)

Schedule a meeting:
  • Schedule a meeting within D2L)
  • Schedule a meeting outside of D2L)
  • Schedule a meeting for another person
  • Meeting options

Hosting a meeting:
  • Starting a scheduled meeting
  • Starting an instant meeting (direct Zoom access only)
  • Recommended settings for Zoom meetings
  • Screen sharing basics
  • Muting and unmuting participants
  • Managing a participant's video
  • Making a participant host / co-host
  • Using chat panel
  • Creating and managing polls
  • Using breakout rooms
  • Hosting webinars and large meetings

Joining a meeting:
  • Joining a Zoom meeting in D2L

Recording a meeting:
  • Recording your Zoom meeting
  • Sharing Zoom Cloud Recording Password in D2L

Security and privacy:
  • Guidlines for Zoom
  • Zoom security and privacy

Student resources:
  • Joining a Zoom Meeting in D2L

Other Resources:
  • UCalgary IT Knowledge Base - Zoom Users Guide (click here)
  • Continuing Education Students unable to view class recordings (click here)
  • Zoom video tutorials (click here)
  • Roles in a meeting (click here)
  • Comprehensive guide to educating through Zoom (click here
  • Tips and tricks: Teachers education on Zoom (click here
  • Best practices for securing your virtual classroom (click here
  • Joing a test meeting (click here
  • Zoom help center (click here
  • Troubleshooting (click here)


Is it University Approved?

This is a University of Calgary approved online learning technology that is recommended for teaching and learning.






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University of Calgary. (2020). eLearn @UCalgary: Schedule a Meeting. Retrieved              
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University of Calgary. (2020). eLearn @UCalgary: Student Resources. Retrieved              
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