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 webcam interview and share the video with someone.
What You Will Need
- A computer webcam and microphone. Many newer computers have built-in webcams and microphone but if you do not, you can buy an external webcam-microphone.
- A computer with 2GB or more of file storage.
- A quiet room with good lighting.
- Webcam should be placed about 5-10 feet away from the people being interviewed.
ZOOM Download and Login Instructions
DU-2U Online Students
DU-2U Students: If you are part of the 2U online programs (GSSW-onLine, MBA-onLine), log into ZOOM at http://zoom.us with your DU email and password OR access ZOOM via your 2U course LMS. Click on “Meetings” page and then click “Start Instant Meeting,” in Zoom. 2U students, please jump to step “Conduct Your Interview” down below.
Image Caption: If you are a DU 2U online student, click Start Instant Meeting. All other DU students, please refer to the instructions below.
If you are an on-campus DU student, please use https://udenver.zoom.us
ZOOM Recording Instructions
2U Students: Students enrolled in the 2U online programs do not need to activate their cloud recorder in ZOOM, it will automatically start recording once your start your ZOOM meeting. 2U courses using ZOOM will automatically record and activate your webcam when you start a meeting.
Conduct your Interview
Once you have started your ZOOM recording, you can now start your interview. ZOOM will record everything on your screen and audio. If you are conducting your interview with a person at a remote location, make sure you send the ZOOM invite website address to your partner.