Follow these tips to ensure a more successful Zoom meeting.
Before the Meeting
- Ensure technology (i.e. video and audio) works correctly. Make sure you understand the Zoom features to ensure everything runs smoothly during the session.
- Connect several minutes before the meeting start time to check your audio, video, and network connection.
- Have a backup communication plan ready in case you have trouble connecting. Examples of a backup plan include an extra laptop or mobile phone device you can use to start the Zoom meeting.
During the Meeting
- Mute your audio when you are not speaking. This will help to limit distracting background noise.
- If you would like to speak or ask a question, consider using the “Raise Hand” feature within Zoom. Unmute yourself when you are called on, and make sure to mute your audio once you’re no longer speaking.
- Interact with your fellow classmates while using interactive Zoom features such as breakout rooms, chat and screen share.
After the Meeting
- Keep in contact with your instructor and classmates between meeting sessions. Consider forming virtual study groups with classmates to enhance your learning experience.