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Facilitate Zoom Sessions

Zoom features like screen sharing and annotation allow you to use visual aids to facilitate learning with students. Screen sharing can be passed to other members in the meeting, allowing students to present their work or lead parts of a class session.

The video tutorial below walks through the different options instructors can use to host class sessions.

Watch: Your First Zoom Class Session (07:49)


  1. Locate the meeting in the web client or in the desktop client, click “Start,” and select “Join with Computer Audio.”
  2. Check audio, microphone, and video settings before students join.
  3. Review the participants area
  4. Monitor the chat window
  5. Review screen sharing options
  6. Record sessions, and note the difference between cloud recording and local recording.