Zoom is a full-featured secure video communication service for online/blended classrooms, office hours and administrative meetings. Features include polling, breakout rooms, office hours with digital lobby’s and a wide variety of audio options. Users can join Zoom meetings via desktops, mobile devices, telephones, and video-conferencing room systems.
Select Login at the top right corner of the webpage.
Enter your Pace University credentials and select login.
Your Zoom account is now created.
Instructions for Adding a link to Your Blackboard Course
Zoom is listed as a tool in Blackboard course so that you can conduct remote sessions or office hours.
Follow these instructions to create a link to Zoom:
To add a link to the Zoom Meeting tool, hover over the Add Menu Item button (the + sign).
Select Tool Link from the menu that appears.
Name: Type in a name for the link.
Type: Select the Zoom Meeting to link to from the drop down menu.
Available to Users: Check the box here to make the link available to students.
Click Submit when finished.
Instructions for Setting Up Your First Zoom Meeting
Click on the Zoom Meeting link in your course and select Schedule a Meeting located at the top right corner of the webpage and enter the following information:
Topic: Enter name of meeting.
Start: Enter the date and time of your meeting.
Duration: Enter the estimated duration of your meeting.
Time Zone: Select drop-down and enter specified time zone.
Recurring Meeting: Select this option if you would like this meeting to repeat over a span of time. (When selecting this option your Meeting ID will remain the same for the recurring meetings)
Meeting Password: Select this option if you would like to require the Participant(s) to enter a password upon entering the meeting.
Video: Select whether you would like the Host and/or Participant(s) to join the meeting using video. (Selecting off when joining the meeting will require users to manually turn their video on during the meeting)
Audio: Select whether you would like the Participant(s) to join the meeting using Telephone Audio, Computer Audio, or Both.
Meeting Options: Select additional settings for meeting. The Host(s) can choose to record the meeting, mute participants upon entry, enable participants to join the meeting before the host, enable a waiting room.
Alternative Hosts: Additional Hosts can be added by providing their email.