Zoom for Remote Teaching

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Zoom is a video conferencing tool that combines an easy-to-use interface and reliable technology with exceptional video quality, offering a seamless experience for collaboration across mobile devices, desktops, and conference rooms.

Zoom is already installed on all FAS Canvas sites, enabling you to teach classes, hold sections, or conduct student meetings remotely. Zoom features include screen sharing, recording, breakout rooms, chat, adaptive streaming, and more! More information on Zoom, including instructions, tutorials, and troubleshooting steps, is available on this page and in HUIT's IT Help Portal.

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Zoom FAQs and Resources

The links below provide information and step-by-step instructions on common tasks in Zoom, from scheduling a meeting in Outlook or Canvas to best practices for running Zoom meetings.

Getting Started with Zoom

Setting up your Zoom account Installing the Zoom desktop application
Running a smooth meeting with Zoom Quick Start: Look Your Best on Video Calls

Running Effective Zoom Class Sessions

Quick Start: Teaching with Zoom in Canvas Quick Start: Advanced Settings for Teaching with Zoom
Using Zoom to Teach Online Class Sessions
(comprehensive guide)
How do I add and manage alternative hosts for Zoom meetings?

Equipment and Recording – Policy and Best Practices

What microphone, camera, etc. should I use with Zoom? Q&A for Faculty regarding Zoom classroom recordings Rules and Best Practices for Recording Classroom Sessions Conducted via Zoom (policy guide)

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