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Increasing Caption and Chat Font Size in Zoom

Posted November 5, 2020

If you are have difficulty viewing the chat messages or captions when using Zoom on a computer, you can increase the font size: Open the Zoom app on your computer Click on your profile picture or initials and choose Settings from the drop-down menu. Click Accessibility in the left sidebar. Adjust the size of Closed […]

Screencasting with an iPad and Zoom

Posted October 23, 2020

Zoom allows the same individual to connect to a meeting using multiple devices, so long as they are of different types (for example, from a computer and a iPad, but not two computers). Because of this, Zoom offers a workaround for mirroring an iPad screen to a podium computer in a classroom and capturing a […]

Zoom-Panopto Integration

Posted September 16, 2020
Meeting Recordings

With our Zoom-Panopto integration, the recording of any Zoom meeting you host and record to the cloud will be placed into Panopto automatically into your Meeting Recordings folder, which is a sub-folder of your My Folder in Panopto (note: you can also now schedule Zoom meetings through Moodle using the Moodle-Zoom activity). If your meeting […]

Am I Using a Bryn Mawr Zoom Account?

Posted August 31, 2020

It is sometimes difficult to tell whether you are using a Zoom account on Bryn Mawr’s license or a separate account attached to your Bryn Mawr email address. The clue is in your Zoom account profile: Pull up your Zoom profile in a web browser. If you’re logged into Zoom through your web browser, click […]

Scheduling Course Meetings with the Moodle Zoom Activity

Posted August 6, 2020

The Zoom activity in Moodle makes it easier to schedule and join Zoom meetings for a particular course: Course participants are automatically invited to any meetings scheduled through through the Zoom activity. Moodle also add course-level events to Moodle calendar for Zoom meetings that have a time and date. Participants can see and join meetings […]

Multiple Cameras in Zoom

Posted August 4, 2020

In Zoom, you can add a secondary camera feed using the Screen Share menu. This means you can use a document camera or a DIY solution such as a webcam with a flexible tripod to capture writing on paper; art, music, or lab demos; or anything you are doing at a desk or table. In […]

Zooming in Less-Than-Ideal Circumstances

Posted July 10, 2020

It’s often not possible to Zoom from a quiet place or on a flawless Internet connections. Internet Bandwidth and Data Limit Issues Things individuals can do: If you are on a wifi connection, try moving closer to the wifi router. Plug directly into your router if possible. Turn off other applications and devices that are […]


Posted April 22, 2020

Captioning involves converting the audio content of an event (e.g., lecture, webinar or performance) to text that is displayed and synchronized with visual content. For a live, in-person event, captions are often displayed on a large screen near the podium or stage. For an online event, captions are displayed at the bottom of the window […]

Security and Zoom

Posted April 6, 2020

As the most popular web-conferencing solution on the market (some industry analyses estimate it has almost double the market share of competitors like Go To Meeting), Zoom has become a target for online trolling attacks. Zoom is also facing several investigations and lawsuits about the transparency and security of its practices for sharing data with […]

Advanced Features in Zoom

Posted April 3, 2020

In this documentation you will learn how to use: Breakout rooms Polling Remote Control Feature Co-hosts Table of Contents: Breakout rooms Polling Remote Control Feature Co-hosts   Breakout rooms: Zoom allows you to split your students/meeting participants into separate breakout rooms for small group projects and discussions. Breakout rooms are enabled by default for Bryn […]

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