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Getting Started with Zoom

Zoom 101 (LOD training from 3/17)

Zoom 102 (LOD training from 3/20)

Zoom Best Practices for Meeting Participants

Managing Zoom Meetings Job Aid

Before the Meeting

Getting Started on Windows and Mac

How to Login to CarmenZoom

Changing Your Meeting Settings

Customize Your Profile Picture

Scheduling/Creating Meetings

Sharing the Meeting Invitation

Assigning an alternative host

Automatically Transcribe Cloud Recordings

Zoom Basics Video Tutorials

During the Meeting

Adding a Virtual Background

Testing Computer Audio

Zoom Best Practices for Meeting Participants

Managing Participants in a Meeting

How to Record to the Cloud

Sharing Your Screen

In-Meeting Chat

Polling for Meetings

File Sharing and Control

Host and Co-Host Controls in Meetings

  • Mute/Unmute
  • Start/Stop Video
  • Invite Others
  • Manage Participants
  • Polling
  • Chat
  • Record
  • Closed Caption
  • Breakout Rooms
  • More
  • End Meeting
After the Meeting

Generating Meeting Reports for Registration and Polling

Managing Cloud Recordings

Safeguarding Against ZoomBoming

Zoom Best Practices
When preparing...
  • Find a quiet location for Zoom meetings to avoid background noise.
  • Use a headset with built-in microphone to avoid echo. Simple earbuds (with mics) work well!
  • Choose a well-lit location and position your video camera so your entire face is in the frame. A simple desk lamp or window work well. When possible, avoid backlighting.
  • Position yourself in front of a clean, non-distracting background or use a virtual background to hide distractions.
  • Dress to impress. Wear appropriate work attire. Branded apparel is a plus! Clothing with small patterns can be distracting on camera and should be avoided.
  • Use a dual montior setup so you can see meeting participants on one screen and your slide deck on the other.
  • Invite a moderator to help moniter and respond to chat questions, mute participants, and remove potential Zoombombers from the meeting.
When presenting...
  • Show up early and start on time. By arriving early, you can ensure technical issues are handled ahead of the meeting.
  • Start each meeting by providing participants with an introduction to Zoom features including chat, non-verbal feedback, and reactions. Let participants know whether they shuld ask questions during the presentation or save them until the end.
  • Look directly into the camera when speaking to engage participants.
  • Use natural hand gestures and expressions while you're presenting. Act natural and be genuine!
  • When sharing your screen, close all unnecessary browser tabs.
  • Using the "new share" feature to switch between screen share options rather than stopping and starting the screen share.
  • Avoid noisy tasks like typing while you're unmuted. If you must type during a meeting, use a headset or external mic so the computer mic does not pick up typing sounds.
Other tips...
  • Ensure participants know that their private chats are saved along with chat messages sent to everyone when they save a chat transcript to their computer.

On-demand Zoom Webinar Trainings

Getting Started with Zoom (30 minutes)

Zoom Meeting Training (60 minutes)

Zoom Meetings for Education (45 minutes)

Zoom Rooms Training (60 minutes)