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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 Zoom Meetings with the Moodle Zoom Activity

Posted August 6, 2020

LITS has created a Zoom activity to make it easier you for instructors to schedule and manage course Zoom meetings from within Moodle. To add use this activity: Log into your course and Turn editing on if it isn’t already. Click + Add an activity or resource where you want to place the Zoom activity […]

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 Decision tree

Captioning Decision-tree What is captioning? Captioning refers to audio content that is converted to text and synchronized with video. There are two methods of captioning: Automatic speech recognition (ASR): Also known as machine-generated captions, ASR captions can be produced quickly yet are typically only 75% accurate. Human-generated captions: Meet Section 508 compliance guidelines for accuracy […]

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 […]

Install the Zoom Add-In for Webmail/Outlook

Posted April 3, 2020
Screen shot of Zoom add-in in webmail

Adding the Zoom for Outlook add-in to Webmail or the Outlook desktop app enables you to schedule Zoom meetings from within those applications, just as you can with Teams and Skype for Business. If you use both Webmail and the Outlook desktop app, adding the add-in to one will also install it on the other. […]

Scheduling and Hosting Zoom Meetings with the Outlook/Webmail Add-In

Posted April 3, 2020

This article explains how to create and host Zoom meetings using the Outlook/webmail add-in. Note that using this plug-in is optional, you only need it if you want to create Zoom meetings from within your Outlook/webmail calendar. If you don’t use the calendar or plan to post meeting links elsewhere, see Teaching with Zoom for […]

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