Unlike Zooming from your home or office, there are a few extra configurations you'll need to make so your online students can see, hear, and interact with you and your in-person students.  

We recommend you configure your Zoom client with certain basic settings as listed below. (As you become more advanced, you can change other settings)  Settings are retained by Zoom - you do not re-establish these settings every time you have a Zoom session.  If you have any questions about these settings, please contact us.


The settings we recommend:

Log in to Zoom and click on the settings cog in the upper right hand corner of the Zoom window (just underneath your profile picture or initials). 


Ensure the following are set in the Settings window:

General:

Use dual monitors (Learn more about using more than one monitor)

Checked

Enter full screen automatically when starting or joining a meeting

Unchecked

Always show meeting controls

Checked

Automatically copy invite link once the meeting starts

Optional

Stop my video and audio when my display is off or screen saver begins

Unchecked

Ask me to confirm when I leave a meeting

Checked

Video

Mirror my video

Checked

Audio

Automatically adjust mic volume

Checked

Suppress background noise

Auto

Automatically join audio by computer when joining a meeting

Checked

Share Screen

Window size when screen sharing

Maintain current size

Scale to fit shared content to Zoom window

Checked

Side-by-side Mode

Checked

Silence system notifications...

Checked

Share applications

Share individual window

When I share my screen...

Show all sharing options

Recording

Optimize for 3rd party video editor

Checked

Keep temporary recording files

Checked


For now, ignore other settings not listed above.


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