Using ZOOM in Your Canvas Course

All DU Canvas courses have the ZOOM Pro integration. Please take a look at this ZOOM – Canvas Resource Guide. ZOOM integration for Canvas provides instructors with: Scheduling recurring class ZOOM meetings within Canvas Access ZOOM class attendance and poll reports Starting ZOOM meetings within Canvas Organization of all recurring meetings and Cloud recordings Canvas […]

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Zoom Passcodes and Waiting Rooms

Background: Sometime during November 2020, Zoom will automatically turn on the Waiting Room option for any previously created Zoom meeting that does not have an entry Passcode set. As an instructor, you will have to approve each student that enters your ZOOM meeting room IF the instructor (Zoom Host) has not created a meeting security […]

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Popular ZOOM Tutorial Videos

ZOOM Bootcamp Series: Technical Tips This video covers: Low bandwidth and low computer resource No plan B if ZOOM fails Not using Canvas ZOOM page Not recording ZOOM meetings ZOOM security settings are too strict Having multiple ZOOM accounts Using only one computer monitor Co-host limitations ZOOM Bootcamp Series: Presentation Tips This video covers the […]

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ZOOM for Students

ZOOM Bootcamp for Students This video covers: Not using DU SSO login Having multiple ZOOM accounts Forgot DU account password Low bandwidth and low computer resources Visual and auditory distractions Mute your microphone if not talking Use the Raise Hand tool if you have a question Update your ZOOM profile picture Recording a video presentation […]

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Creating Instructional Videos

These videos will help you design and produce instructional videos using Kaltura and ZOOM. Creating instructional videos – Overview Creating instructional videos using Kaltura Capture ZOOM Bootcamp: technical tips ZOOM Bootcamp: presentation tips How to create math videos Shashank Kanade – Department of Mathematics Materials used: Smartphone, Smartphone camera holder, paper and markers. Example 2 […]

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Copying ZOOM videos to your Kaltura account

Overview: These steps will help you transfer your ZOOM video recordings to Kaltura. Here are some reasons why this is important: Preserve your important ZOOM recordings to avoid system deletion. Once in Kaltura, you can share them via a Canvas course or outside of Canvas using a public web link. Kaltura offers group management and […]

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Access to Cloud Recordings via Canvas

Students having trouble accessing the ZOOM recordings via Canvas is often the result of not copying and pasting the recording passcode. Please note that the recording passcode is not the same as the ZOOM meeting passcode. Copy and paste recording passcode Disable cloud recording passcode Instructors can disable the cloud recording passcode by going to […]

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Using ZOOM to Record an Interview Video

Overview ZOOM allows you to record your computer webcam and voice to create a video that you can share with others. In this tutorial, we will illustrate how to use the ZOOM Cloud Recording option to record a live interview and share the video recording with your instructor. What You Will Need A computer webcam […]

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My students can no longer access my ZOOM Cloud recordings

Two possible reasons why this is happening:1. All Canvas ZOOM Cloud recordings are now private by default in Canvas. 2. All new ZOOM Cloud recordings are now password protected. Publish your Canvas ZOOM recordings All Canvas ZOOM recordings are private by default. The meeting host (course instructor) will need to go to their Canvas course […]

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Setting up Zoom Breakout Rooms in Advance

One of Zoom’s more useful features is the ability to create virtual breakout rooms. Breakout rooms allow the meeting host to easily move between rooms while the participants continue discussions in smaller groups. During any Zoom meeting you can quickly set up breakout rooms by clicking on the Breakout Room icon at the bottom of […]

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How to share a short video with your students via ZOOM

Question: I have a short video that I want to share with my students via ZOOM, how do I do that? Answer: You can share almost anything that is on your computer or connected to your computer via ZOOM. You’ll need to share your screen and make sure you select “Share Computer Sound” so that […]

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Webcam Video Recording Tips

What are some tips when recording webcam videos? Camera angle: The camera should be straight and aligned with your eyes. Look at the small camera to establish eye contact with your viewers. Avoid the “up the nose” camera angle. Audio quality: Find a quiet room with minimal distracting background noise. Invest in a good quality […]

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Having trouble with ZOOM within Canvas?

Not seeing ZOOM showing up in your Canvas course?Getting an error message on the ZOOM page within Canvas? Solution: Login at DU ZOOM If you access ZOOM via Canvas and you are seeing an error message saying “User does not exist”, please visit our https://udenver.zoom.us website and login using your DU email and password. This […]

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Sharing Screens in Zoom

Zoom allows you to share your desktop, tablet, document camera, or web camera. The meeting host can screen share by clicking on the Share Screen icon. For directions specific to screen sharing on a Mac or Windows computer, please see the “How Do I Share My Screen?” article from Zoom. Can my students share their […]

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How to Trim the Beginning and End of Your Zoom Recording

ATTENTION!  Before sharing your ZOOM cloud recordings, make sure the pre and post personal conversations with students are edited out of your meeting recordings. To edit your ZOOM Canvas recordings, you must log into our ZOOM portal website – http://udenver.zoom.us Go to http://udenver.zoom.us  and go to your Recordings tab. Click the title of a video […]

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Using ZOOM to Record a Video Presentation

Using ZOOM to Record a Video Presentation Our University paid version of ZOOM allows you to record your computer screen and voice to create a video that you can share with others via Canvas or a private web link. In this tutorial, we will illustrate how to use the ZOOM Cloud Recording option to record […]

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Zoom Cloud and Local Recording

Zoom allows you to save your meeting recording on your local hard drive or online “Cloud”. This option is available to all instructors, staff and students that login into ZOOM at “https://udenver.zoom.us/” .  Make sure log read the instructions and download the ZOOM client software. Once you have installed the software, you are ready to […]

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Taking Attendance Using Zoom

Attendance for synchronous classes can be reported using Zoom meeting reports. There are two methods of creating ZOOM attendance reports: A. Inside of Canvas B. Outside of Canvas at https://udenver.zoom.us Inside of Canvas Within your Canvas course, click on the ZOOM course menu. Click Schedule a New Meeting button. Create a recurring meeting. Note that […]

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How to Create Poll Questions

There are 3 different ways to create ZOOM poll questions. Note: When using ZOOM via Canvas, the normal Poll question form does not work within Canvas. Here are some alternative methods to create ZOOM Poll questions. Option 1: Within Canvas, create your ZOOM meeting and then edit the same ZOOM meeting and press Start. Once […]

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How do I join a Zoom meeting when I have a Join URL?

– If your instructor has given you a Join URL that looks like this: https://udenver.zoom.us/j/7133116351 Click on the URL to join the meeting. You should not need to login to any website, as this URL is specific to DU and the meeting ID has already been specified. Your computer will prompt you to download the Zoom […]

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