Using ZOOM in Your Canvas Course

As of March 21st 2020, ZOOM is now activated in all DU Canvas course shells. Please take a look at this ZOOM – Canvas Resource Guide. Do instructors need to download the ZOOM app before they start their meeting?Yes, it is recommended that instructors download the ZOOM computer app. Download the ZOOM client app and […]

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Popular ZOOM Tutorial Videos

Teaching with ZOOM – Keeping students engaged and learning (Jae McQueen and Alex Martinez) This video covers how to increase student engagement using ZOOM features like breakout rooms, chat, and poll questions. Specific Tasks This video covers how to create a recorded video using ZOOM with PowerPoint or any other program on your computer screen. […]

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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 webcam interview and share the video with someone. What You Will Need A computer webcam and microphone. Many […]

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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?

My ZOOM page does not appear within Canvas. Some people have created free ZOOM accounts or ZOOM accounts for other organizations. ZOOM on your computer gets confused when your Canvas user settings do not match up with your DU ZOOM user account. Signing out and signing back in normally fixes the problem. Download ZOOM Pro […]

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Sharing Screens in Zoom

Zoom allows for screen sharing on desktop, tablet and mobile devices running Zoom. The host and attendee can screen share by clicking on the Share Screen icon. The host does not need to “pass the ball” or “make someone else a presenter” to share. The host can “lock screen share” so no attendee can screen share. […]

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How to Trim the Beginning and End of Your Zoom Recording

If a Zoom recording is hosted in the cloud, the start and end times can be modified. First, navigate to udenver.zoom.us and go to your Recordings tab. Click the title of a video to see more details. Click the play button to open the video editor.  Click Playback Range at the bottom of the video. Drag the […]

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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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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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How do I join a Zoom meeting when I have a Meeting ID?

  – If your instructor has given you a Meeting ID that looks like this Meeting ID: 713 311 6351 Visit https://udenver.zoom.us and click on the Join A Meeting button         Enter the Meeting ID and click the Join button           Your computer will prompt you to download […]

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