What is Zoom?
Zoom video conferencing allows you to engage in multi-person video or audio meetings using software installed on your computer without the need for dedicated video conferencing hardware. At Penn State, Zoom is integrated with Kaltura so all recorded meetings held in Zoom will automatically transfer to your MediaSpace account.
Accessibility & Privacy
If using this tool, including the following links in your course help meet Quality Matters (QM) Standards 6.4 and 8.6, respectively:
Zoom meetings can be scheduled and hosted from the desktop or mobile app. They can also be scheduled and started directly within Canvas using the Zoom integration.
At a Glance
person Availability: Students, Faculty, Staff
paid Cost: Free to PSU
smartphone Mobile App: Yes
web Canvas Integration: Yes
dvr Supported Technologies: Computer, Mobile device, Webcam, Microphone, Internet
alarm Learning Curve: 30 mins - 1 hr
- Create a Classroom Community
- Disseminate Info / Deliver Content
- Have Synchronous Conversations
- Increase Student Collaboration Outside of Class
- Increase Student Participation
- Obtain Student Feedback