Are you interested in utilizing Zoom to video-conference with students? Zoom licenses are now available to TTU faculty and staff members. You can use Zoom to create meetings, record sessions, or hold real-time classes with your students, and the platform can support up to 300 students at a time. Please contact IT Help Central (742-HELP) to request a license. If you have questions about how to utilize Zoom, please contact Erika Brooks-Hurst to discuss practical uses of Zoom, break-out rooms, and security concerns.
Texas Tech IT and the TLPDC have compiled the following collection of practical resources to help you think about how to use Zoom in your teaching.
- ZOOM Support Documentation- Warrington College of Business- The TLC, in partnership with ITSP, has collated the following information about how to best use Zoom for recording lecture content, holding office hours, and helping students share presentations. We've included generalized Zoom support documentation, and also added in a few customized videos of our own.
- Breakout Rooms in Zoom
- Video Tutorial on how to host a class with Zoom:
- Video Tutorial: How to Use Zoom for Online Course Videos: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EJUXlL3rHzA
- 7 Best Practices for COVID-19-Necessitated Online Meetings- https://www.insidehighered.com/blogs/learning-innovation/7-best-practices-covid-19-necessitated-online-meetings
- Zoom Setup- Warrington College of Business- This setup has two parts. The first part contains configuration steps for Windows only. The second step contains installation instructions which are the same for both Windows and Mac.
For another perspective on Zoom, please take a moment to read The Pros and Cons of Teaching with Zoom by Anderson Hagler.