Zoom

  • How to Move or Delete Zoom Recordings

    Zoom provides space for short-term storage of recorded meetings and classes, but it should not be used as a permanent storage solution. Use the following methods to free up space on your Zoom account. Begin by logging in to your Zoom portal at trincoll.zoom.us. Choose “Sign in” then log in with your Trinity credentials, e.g. “username@trincoll.edu” and password. Click Recordings in the left menu, then “Cloud Recordings” to see a list of what is currently saved in your Zoom cloud. In the far right column, you will see a “More” button with options to either delete or download. If you don’t think you will need the recording in the future,…

  • How to Require Authentication for Zoom Meetings

    Faculty may wish to restrict access to Zoom class meetings by permitting only users with with a trinity.edu Zoom account to join. This ensures that no one from outside Trinity College can join, even if they know the meeting’s passcode. To enable this feature: Go to trincoll.zoom.us and sign in to manage your account. Choose “Settings” on the left menu. Scroll down through the Security section to “Only authenticated users can join meetings.”Set the toggle from gray to blue (from left to right). When you create or edit a meeting, you can now choose “Only authenticated users can join” in the meeting options. By default, you should see “Trinity College…

  • Quick Start Guide for Zoom Participants

    This guide contains basic tips for meeting participants, such as a students. To Join a Zoom Meeting Click on the link in the email invitation, or in your Moodle course. You may then be prompted to download and install the Zoom app or a browser plugin. Follow the instructions, and then select if you would like to connect audio and/or video, and then click Join. Some courses may require you to be a Trinity authenticated user, so it is recommended to authenticate your Zoom account by going to https://trincoll.zoom.us and signing in with your trincoll credentials. Note on multiple devices in a physical classroom: When there are multiple devices in…

  • Making Zoom Work for You

    In this post I want to take it a step further and talk about how to make the most of your synchronous time with your students in zoom. If you are new to Zoom and looking for zoom basics, guidance on creating meetings, navigating the interface, using Zoom with Moodle, or securing your room from Zoombombers we have other posts for those. Contents: Establishing norms and expectations for discussionsUsing the Chat featureStudent video – on or off?Managing multiple windows and what your students seePolling and Breakout RoomsMore resources Establishing norms for online discussions: One of the most important things you can do right at the start of the semester is…

  • Hosting Office Hours in Zoom

    Personal Meeting Room Zoom allows you to schedule an unlimited number of meetings, but having different meeting IDs for both class time and office hours can lead to a long, confusing list. One alternative to hosting office hours or advising appointments in Zoom is that you can use your Personal Meeting Room. This is a virtual meeting room permanently reserved for you. You can share the Personal Meeting ID or Personal Link with your students, along with the times when you will be there, and they can join your Personal Meeting Room any time it is in use. Below are instructions for accessing your Personal Meeting Room using the Zoom…