information from ITS
ITS has information on installing Zoom, getting started, scheduling a meeting, joining a meeting, and many helpful how-to tutorials.
ITS has information for students on how to join a meeting in Learn@Seneca. They also have information and detailed instructions for faculty and instructors on how to schedule a meeting in Learn@Seneca.
Faculty, instructors, and students must configure their Zoom accounts before they can use Zoom in Learn@Seneca. To configure your account, please sign into zoom.senecapolytechnic.ca.
Zoom* information in the Educational Technology Tool Finder
The Educational Technology Tool Finder guides you through popular tools used by Seneca faculty, instructors, and students for increasing engagement and collaboration in their teaching and learning. The Zoom entry contains a brief description, tips for using Zoom, and examples of Zoom in use.
Using Zoom for Online Classes webinar (May 2021) webinar recording
Zoom was recently added to the list of options for our online synchronous classes. This webinar will highlight some Zoom features to enhance our online classroom experience, including live transcription, pre-assigning breakout groups, create reusable polls in advance, Learn@Seneca integration, and more.
This Using Zoom for Online Classes webinar was recorded on May 14, 2021 and was facilitated by Kevin Pitts and Jennifer Peters from the Teaching & Learning Centre and Andres Quintero from ITS.
There are two Zoom articles in the :
Exploring Zoom for Synchronous Classes from the December 2020 issueThis article provides an overview of the features of Zoom you can use to enhance your online classroom experience.
Five Reasons to Move to Zoom for Your Online Classes from the March 2021 issueThis article contains five cool features of Zoom that you should check out as you consider using it for your online classes.
Learn@Seneca Tip: Presenting in Zoom from the June 2021 issueIn this article, we look at a few different options for presenting in Zoom to make your synchronous online classes engaging.
Zoom “How to” videos created by the Teaching & Learning Centre:
Introduction to ZoomThese videos will help you get started teaching with Zoom.
Activating your Seneca Zoom Account:The basics of setting up your Zoom account at Seneca.
Switching between personal and Seneca Zoom accounts:Switching between accounts can be confusing and can create issues when you are trying to use the Zoom integration in Learn@Seneca. This video will show you the basics of switching back and forth.
Differences between account, Learn@Seneca integration, and app settings in Zoom:There are major differences between what you can do in your account, the Zoom app, and the Learn@Seneca integration. This video shows where you can do what.
Overview of Zoom Recordings - changing the settings, editing captions:There are lots of options for recordings. This video will show you how to access the settings and what the changes will mean for your viewers.
Updating Zoom on a PC:Updating is a manual process in Zoom. Watch how this is done on a PC.
Updating Zoom on a Mac:Updating is a manual process in Zoom. Watch how this is done on a Mac.
Frequently-asked Zoom Questions
Editing playback range in a Zoom recording:Did you record a little too long? This video will show how to edit your recording with some limitations.
Annotation in Zoom classes:Enable your students the ability to draw, type, or stamp content on the screen during your session.
Hiding Floating Meeting Controls in Zoom:Is the meeting controls bar always getting in your way? Learn how to hide and unhide the bar at will.
Inviting a guest speaker to a class through Zoom:Learn how to send anyone an invite to a class meeting.
Options for sharing privileges for student presentations in Zoom:Learn how you can allow students the ability to share during a class presentation without giving them access to sharing when they are not presenting.
Sharing a video with sound in Zoom:Sharing sound from a video is easy with Zoom, just make sure you choose these settings before sharing your video.
Showing your webcam on top of PowerPoint slides in Zoom:A beta feature in Zoom, you can overlay your webcam on top of your PowerPoint slides.
Using a CSV file to create polls for Zoom classes on Learn@Seneca:If you use polling in Zoom with your students often, you may want to explore uploading your polls with a CSV file instead of typing in polls each class or semester.
Editing captions and enabling live transcription in Zoom:Learn how to use one of the best features in Zoom, live captioning and automatic closed captions on recordings.
Attendance using Reports:Looking for who attended your Zoom meeting? Look no further than Reports in Zoom.
Assigning a notetaker captioner in a Zoom session:Learn how to send an invitation to the notetaker for your accommodated students.
Analytics for Zoom session recordings:Curious to see how many viewers there were for a recording? Perhaps even who accessed a recording? Recording analytics show you some valuable information about engagement with your meeting recordings.
Always show the Zoom meeting controls:Do you meeting controls disappear causing you to search frantically for your mute or screen share buttons? Learn how to freeze your meeting controls bar.
Ensuring all students can access your recording:Recordings can have lots of different settings, but unfortunately some of them can block student access. Learn how to ensure all your students have access.
Zoom Recordings and Learn@Seneca:Confused about where your students will access recordings from your class? Here is a recommended process to enable access to your class recordings.
Use Case VideosThese videos walk you through specific scenarios of teaching with Zoom.
Zoom class with Mentimeter, Padlet, YouTube Videos, and other websites:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a class with engagement tools, media with sound, as well as web pages. We offer tips for efficient and smooth navigation of multiple windows.
Zoom Class with Google Slides, Mentimeter, Padlet, Learn@Seneca, and other online sites:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a class using slides from Google, content from Learn@Seneca, and engagement tools. We offer tips for efficient and smooth navigation of multiple windows.
Zoom class with software programs and browser windows during a Zoom class:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a class using individual programs on your computer as well as content from the internet. We offer tips for efficient and smooth navigation of multiple windows.
Using Whiteboard and Annotation in Health and Science Courses:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a health and/or science class using the whiteboard for the majority of the time. We offer tips for effective use of the whiteboard and annotation tools.
How to set up weekly Zoom online classes or meetings:Wondering how to set up your online class meetings? This video will offer some suggestions and options.
Polls, Mentimeter, Padlet, Screen Portion for nursing, health, science classes:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a class with engagement tools, polling, and options for showing only a portion of your screen when screen sharing.
Zoom weekly class setup, Mentimeter, Padlet, PowerPoint, Annotation, Whiteboard for Nursing & Sciences:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a health and/or science class using the whiteboard, PowerPoint slides, and other engagement tools. We offer tips for effective navigation of multiple tools during one session.
Zoom class with PowerPoint slides, Mentimeter, and other websites:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a class using PowerPoint slides and engagement tools, as well as content from the internet. We offer tips for efficient and smooth navigation of multiple windows.
Using the Whiteboard and Annotation Tools for a Math Class in Zoom:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a math class using the whiteboard for the majority of the time. We offer tips for effective use of the whiteboard and annotation tools.
Using PowerPoint and Annotation Tools for a Math Class in Zoom:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a math class using PowerPoint with annotation tools. We offer tips for effective use of PowerPoint with annotation tools.
Zoom class with a second camera, document camera, external webcam, OBS studio virtual camera:Do you use a second webcam in your class? Or maybe you use a virtual camera in addition to your webcam? Get a little more advanced with your camera work using the “Share second camera” option.
Annotating in Zoom for Literacy Classes:This video will walk you through a scenario where you are teaching a literacy class and using the annotation feature to discuss course readings. We offer tips for effective use of the annotation tools.
Using a Portion of your Screen to Present in Zoom:This video demonstrates how to use the "portion of the screen" advanced sharing option to present in Zoom.
4 Tips for Online Discussions in Zoom:Some suggested approaches for using Zoom to facilitate discussions in your online classes.
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