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Zoom: Get/log into a BMC account
Zoom is a web-conferencing tool with features that make it easier to run large collaborative meetings such as a collaborative whiteboard, polling, and breakout rooms. Personal vs. BMC Zoom accounts You can use a personal Zoom account to atte...
Zoom: Am I using A Bryn Mawr Zoom account?
Bryn Mawr students and employees can use personal or BMC Zoom licenses, although certain features may only be available on a BMC Zoom account . This article explains how to tell which one you have logged into from your account profile page. ...
Zoom: Schedule meetings
This article explains how to schedule Zoom meetings through the Zoom web portal and desktop or mobile apps .  You can also create Zoom meetings through integrations with other platforms :  Moodle: Schedule class Zoom meetings &nb...
Zoom: Schedule meetings through Outlook
This article explains how create and send Zoom meeting invitations from within Outlook/Microsoft365 . You will be able to manage and your invitees will join these meetings from within Outlook or the Zoom web portal and desktop/mobile apps.  ...
Zoom: Schedule class meetings through Moodle
Instructors can create and manage all course meetings though Moodle by using the Zoom activity. We recommend using this feature—rather than the Zoom website or app—for the following reasons: It will automatically invite all course pa...
Zoom: Security
As the most popular web-conferencing solution on the market (some industry analyses estimate it has almost double the market share of competitors like Go To Meeting), Zoom has become a target for online trolling attacks. Zoom is also facing severa...
Zoom: Use registration to secure meetings
Zoom recommends turning on  registration  and sharing registration links in public advertisements rather than join meeting links to help prevent Zoom-bombing. This includes events advertised in Bryn Mawr's Daily Digest, on th...
Zoom: Host a meeting
Before you start , this article assumes you: have created a BMC Zoom account. have downloaded the Zoom desktop or mobile app on the device you are using to host the meeting.* have scheduled a meeting or are launching an ad-hoc m...
Zoom: Participate in a meeting
Before you begin,  you will need the following: a laptop, desktop computer, or mobile device with Internet access. Before your first Zoom meeting Install the free Zoom app on your device(s) Join a test meeting to test...
Zoom: Create and use breakout rooms
Zoom “breakout rooms” allow you to split a meeting into smaller groups: The host or a co-host sets up the breakout rooms, either randomly assigning participants to rooms, manually assigning them, or letting them choose rooms, an...
Zoom: Captions
Zoom supports both CART captioning (in which a trained professional attends the meeting and types captions in real time) and ASR (computer-generated) captioning. Turn on CART captioning Before you start,  you will need to: ...
Zoom: Chat, reactions, and polls
Audience participation in small Zoom meetings is relatively straightforward, as participants can unmute themselves to speak. However, even in small online meetings, some participants may find it hard to speak. Things that are challenging in per...
Zoom: Increase caption and chat font size
If you are have difficulty viewing the chat messages or captions when using Zoom on a computer, you can increase the font size. To do this: Open the Zoom desktop app on your computer. Click on your profile picture or initials and choose ...
Zooming in less-than-ideal circumstances
It’s often not possible to Zoom from a quiet place or on a flawless Internet connections. This article describes some measures you can take to improve your Zoom meeting experience. Internet bandwidth and data limit issues What individuals...
Zoom: Mirror an ipad in a classroom
If you are using a iOS or Android tablet to write on screen during a lecture, you may want to “mirror” it to a laptop or the podium computer to project overhead and record what you are projecting using Panopto. However, can be difficul...
Zoom: Multiple cameras
  In Zoom, you can add a secondary camera feed using the Screen Share menu. This means you can use a document camera or a DIY solution such as a webcam with a flexible tripod to capture writing on paper; art, music, or lab demos; or anyth...
Zoom: Where are my recordings?
Find and manage your Zoom meeting and webinar recordings.
Zoom: Training and learning resources
Zoom is a web-conferencing platform. We have created articles about the most common Zoom tasks, but Bryn Mawr students, faculty and staff have many other options for learning how to use Zoom.  Zoom's Learning Center houses all of ...