Zoom is a web conferencing tool that unifies cloud video conferencing, online meetings, and collaboration in an easy to use platform. Click to watch the video.
Zoom's extensive features, compatibility with desktop and mobile devices and H.323 room system, allows participants to have a rich web conferencing experiences with both NUS and external users.
Due to the current situation, there is an increase of online conferencing usage. Take note of the following:
Provide the session title, date, time, duration and access. Select "Send Emails" if you want students to be notified. Click Create.
You are now ready to conduct the online discussion with your students.
To record the session, click on the Record button. Zoom will record the screen, video and audio. If you do not see the Record button, please Claim Host first.
The MP4 will be in your PC's My Documents/Zoom/SessionName folder a few minutes after the meeting ends. You can then upload the MP4 file to your module's Multimedia folder in LumiNUS.
Text chat will have to be manually saved from within the chat window itself.
Download Zoom for: Win | Mac | Linux | iPhone | Android.
Once installed, join the Test Meeting and test your audio.
Scheduling and Joining
Audio, Video & Sharing
Additional user guides can be found on the Zoom support site.
To share a video player or YouTube which has audio, you will need to select "Share computer sound" and "Optimize for full-screen video clip" when you share screen.
Hover your cursor to the top or bottom of the screen depending on which mode you are in. Normally, they are the bottom of the screen. In presentation mode they are at the top.
The bandwidth used by Zoom will be optimized for the best experience based on the participants’ network. A good stable connection is still required. The bandwidth will automatically adjust for 3G, WiFi or Wired environments.
Recommended bandwidth for meetings panelists:
By default, only the main room is being recorded, regardless of which breakout room the host has joined. In order to record the breakout rooms, there are two options:
Click the More button in Participants panel.
In the host controls, click on the arrow next to Share Screen and click Advance Sharing Options.
Encourage participants to rename their display name. Hover on their name in Participants panel and click the Rename button to re-type their display name. As the host, you can also rename them.
Yes. You can lock the meeting to prevent new participants from joining. In the host controls, click on Participants panel and click on the ellipses. Select Lock Meeting. Take note that if a student were to leave the session because of a technical issue like a PC restart; the student will not be able to rejoin the session.
If you have begun a session and find an unwanted participant has joined, click Manage Participants at the bottom of the Zoom window. Next to the person you want to remove, click More > Remove.
VOIP calls are highly recommended as our license does not offer toll-free calls.
Zoom has call-in numbers available for many countries. Full list here: https://zoom.us/zoomconference.
You can split your participants into 50 breakout rooms. You can switch to split them automatic or manual. To start a breakout room as the host, you will need to use the Zoom desktop client.
Use a Micro USB cable to connect the Polycom Trio with the laptop. You will need to select the Polycom's Speaker and Microphone device in Zoom. Run the Test Speaker and Microphone to properly configure it.
You can check My Profile on the Zoom Portal.
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