Zoom

Zoom is a video conferencing service offering GGC employees the ability to host meetings and webinars. Employees can, of course, join a Zoom meeting or webinar. Students can join meetings and webinars hosted by GGC employees.

Zoom is available to the GGC community from the GGC Zoom site. Accessing the GGC Zoom site lets employees and students setup their Zoom account preferences as well as schedule and configure, host, and join meetings.

Overview of Meeting Features

  • Join/host a meeting using a variety of options– Zoom offers the ability to join/host a meeting for up to 300 attendees from a desktop or mobile app (recommended)as well as a web browser.
  • Share audioHosts and participants can use their computer audio or call-in.
  • Share video– Hosts and participants can share video from USB connected devices including web cams and document cameras.
  • Share content – Hosts and participants can share files, videos, and applications.
  • Poll participants – Engage with participants through polling.
  • Chat – Hosts and participants can communicate through chat.
  • Enable breakout rooms– Hosts can group participants into breakout rooms for small group discussions.
  • Record meetings– Hosts can record meetings and share with participants.
  • Caption meetings– Hosts can enable live captioning of meetings.
  • Whiteboarding– Hosts and participants can use whiteboard annotation tools to collaborate during meetings.

Overview of Webinar Features

A webinar allows hosts to better control the quality of the experience by minimizing the opportunity for audience interruptions.

  • Join/host a Webinar using a variety of options– Zoom offers the ability to join/host a webinar for up to 1,000 attendees from a desktop or mobile app (recommended)as well as a web browser.
  • Share audio/ video– Hosts can share video from USB connected devices including web cams and document cameras and use their computer or call-in for audio. Participants can be promoted to panelists to allow for audio/video sharing.
  • Share content – Hosts and participants can share files, videos, and applications.
  • Poll participants – Engage with participants through polling.
  • Enable moderated Q&A – Participants can submit questions through a moderated Q&A panel.
  • Enable breakout rooms– Hosts can group participants into breakout rooms for small group discussions.
  • Record webinar– Hosts can record webinars and share with participants.
  • Caption webinar– Hosts can enable live captioning of webinars.

Teaching & Learning with Zoom

Through the integration with MyCourses, faculty can schedule and host a Zoom meetings. Students can access their Zoom meeting through MyCourses.

The Zoom desktop app is installed on classroom computers. The in-classroom web cameras and wall-mounted PTZ cameras are accessible through the Zoom interface to allow for camera content to be shared with remote attendees when the classroom computer is used.

Zoom Help

Faculty-focused Zoom Help