Zoom Skills Checklist

Once you request your Zoom license, you will have two weeks to become familiar with the items on the checklist and to schedule a Zoom License Check to demonstrate your ability to perform the items.

 


 

Prior / Post Session Skills Description Resources
Schedule a meeting In the LMS via your test course, use the Zoom plugin to schedule a Zoom session and add it to the calendar. Canvas App Guide Page 7
Locate call-in information, session link, and sharing options Identify the meeting information in the Zoom session you scheduled so you can share it via announcements, emails, and other communications. How to Invite Others to Join a Meeting
Start a meeting At the correct time, start your Zoom session so attendees can join. Canvas App  Guide
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Direct students for troubleshooting Identify how to assist students who are having technical difficulties. Know some basic troubleshooting tips and where to direct students for further support.  Students can get assistance via the LMS Support Center using the live chat and phone options for immediate assistance. LMS Support
Notify students of required session work Post an announcement reminding students of the date and time of the Zoom session, along with session information, 1 week before it will occur Posting an Announcement
Notifying students of ad-hoc sessions Post an announcement reminding students of the date and time of the Zoom session, along with session information, 24-48 hours before it will occur Posting an Announcement
Use Doodle to schedule a meeting time Create a Doodle poll and share the link with students, to schedule a common time for the Zoom session How to create a Doodle poll

 

During Session Skills Description Resources
 Breakout room Usage Leverage breakout rooms to have students work in small groups: assign students to breakout rooms, switch between breakout rooms, and return all to the main room Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “breakout rooms”.
 Screen Sharing Share your desktop with the entire meeting Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “share screen”.
The ‘Raise hand’ feature Raise your hand, or explain to students how to raise their hand in a session. Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “raise hand”.
Polls Create a poll and conduct a poll with a group during a session Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “polling for meetings”.
The Whiteboard Setup the whiteboard feature for participants or the presenter to contribute Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “white board”.
Student screen share Give participants/students permission to share their screen in a meeting Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “share screen”.
Record the session Record a session to share with participants and those who cannot attend after the meeting Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “recording meeting”.
Mute / Unmute Mute and unmute the microphone and show participants how to mute and unmute their microphone Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “mute and unmute”.
Send private and public messages Send messages to the entire group or to specific individuals during the session. Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “in-meeting chat”.

 

Post Session Skills Description Resources
 Post recorded session into the LMS Post a link to a recorded session in a course for students to view Go to Zoom Help Center, https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us, and search “how do I find my recording”.

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