Using ZOOM in Your Canvas Course

All DU Canvas courses have built-in ZOOM 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 ZOOM […]

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ZOOM Closed captioning and live transcription

Our DU community ZOOM enterprise license now allows for real-time closed captions and live transcription (see below). Tech Prerequisites Closed captioningZoom desktop client (enter or view captions)Windows: version 3.5 or highermacOS: version 3.5. or higherZoom mobile app (view captions only)Android: version 4.0 or higheriOS: version 4.0 or higherLive transcriptionZoom desktop client for Windows, macOS: version […]

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ZOOM Accessibility Checklist

Our ZOOM enterprise license at the University of Denver now provides computer generated real-time closed captions and transcripts. This is a “beta” service.  This improves the accessibility and user experience for all ZOOM meeting/webinar participants.  Here are a few tips for the various people participating in ZOOM events. As the ZOOM host Here are a […]

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Using ZOOM with PowerPoint or Apple Keynote – Open in Window

When using PowerPoint or Apple Keynote in ZOOM, the default setting is for PowerPoint and Keynote to go to full screen. This is bad if you’re in a ZOOM session because all your ZOOM controls will be hidden. Here are some options on how to avoid this from happening. If you are the ZOOM host […]

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Zoom Passcodes and Waiting Rooms

Using ZOOM within Canvas If you are using the built-in ZOOM integration within Canvas (recommended method of using ZOOM in Canvas), your students will not notice any changes because ZOOM includes the meeting Passcode within the ZOOM JOIN button (see image below). Do I need to take any action as the instructor for my ZOOM […]

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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 Teaching with Video (Tablets, Cameras and Whiteboards) Webinar How to create math videos Shashank Kanade – Department of Mathematics Materials used: Smartphone, […]

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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:1. The instructor not publishing their meeting recording or 2. The student not copying and pasting the recording passcode. Please note that the recording passcode is not the same as the ZOOM meeting passcode. 1. Publish your meeting recording As the instructor […]

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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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