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'Zoom' Archive

Captioning in Zoom

Posted April 1, 2021
Caption/Live Transcript menu in Zoom

Zoom supports both CART captioning (in which a trained professional attends the meeting and types captions in real time) and ASR (computer-generated) captioning. Turn On CART Captioning Prefer video? See Zoom’s video tutorial. Prerequisites:  These instructions assume you have booked a CART captioning service for the meeting or webinar in advance. Shortly before the event […]

Using Registration to Secure Zoom Meetings

Posted February 23, 2021
Screen shot Zoom Meeting settings

Zoom recommends turning on registration for all publicly or widely advertised meetings to help prevent Zoom-bombing. When registration is on, Zoom creates a “registration link” that you can publicize instead of the direct meeting link. For other steps you can take to secure meetings, see Security and Zoom. Note: Advertising through Bryn Mawr College’s Daily […]

Breakout Rooms in Zoom

Posted January 29, 2021
Breakout Room Assignment Window

Zoom “breakout rooms” allow you to split a meeting into smaller groups: The host or a co-host sets up the breakout rooms, either randomly assigning participants to rooms, manually assigning them, or letting them choose rooms, and clicks Open All Rooms. When participants join the breakout rooms, they can talk and chat with others in that […]

Join Zoom Meetings from Moodle

Posted January 27, 2021

If your Moodle course contains a Zoom activity, you will be able to see and join any meetings created through it in several different ways. From the Zoom activity: Open the Moodle course and click on the Zoom activity. The Upcoming Meetings tab lists all future course meetings — click the Join button next to a […]

Schedule Meetings in the Zoom Web Portal or App

Posted January 27, 2021
Schedule a Meeting button

This article explains how to set up a Zoom meeting from within the Zoom web interface or the Zoom desktop or mobile app. For alternative ways to set up Zoom meetings: For an academic courses, see Schedule Course Meetings with the Moodle Zoom Activity If you use Outlook or Office365, see Schedule Zoom Meetings with […]

Increase 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 […]

Using Zoom to “Mirror” an iPad in a Classroom

Posted October 23, 2020

If you are using a iOS or Android tablet to write on screen during a lecture, you may want to “mirror” it to a laptop or the podium computer to project overhead and record what you are projecting using Panopto. However, can be difficult to “mirror” in a classroom: wifi connections using AirPlay or AirServer […]

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 […]

Schedule Course Meetings with the Moodle Zoom Activity

Posted August 6, 2020

The Zoom activity in Moodle makes it easier to for instructors and students to manage course-related Zoom meetings. When you schedule Zoom meetings with this activity: Zoom automatically invites all course participants. Moodle creates calendar events for any meetings with a time and date and includes the start/join link. Course participants can see all of […]

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 […]

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