Zoom is a powerful video conferencing tool that allows you to conduct remote meetings with HD video and high quality audio. Once a meeting starts, utilize the full set of features offered by Zoom including screen sharing, text chatting, recording, and breakout rooms, which split the meeting into smaller groups. The attendees are not required to have a license to use Zoom and may access Zoom from a variety of different devices.Zoom has been used in several large events at UNI and many faculty and staff are already using it for meetings, instruction and collaboration.
To use Zoom at UNI to host interactive video conferences, you will need to download and install the Zoom application. For instructions on this along with details on logging in to Zoom, please see our "How do I install, log in, and use Zoom?" FAQ.
Below are a few links for more information on how to get started using Zoom.
"Zoom allows me and my students to connect with distance education students in a more personal manner. We use Zoom to enhance discussion and distribute authority as speakers in a more equitable way. Zoom is easy to use, flexible in nature, and my students indicate that the synchronous meetings have provided access to a network of peers that they didn't anticipate in their fully online Literacy MAE program."
Sarah Vander Zanden - UNI Faculty Member
"Zoom meetings allow me to communicate with individual students or whole class at any time and from anywhere! It has also been an effective and efficient platform for communication with colleagues throughout our state when in person meetings are not an option. Zoom is a time saver and is a valuable resource for instruction and communication!"
Beth Harris, UNI Faculty Member