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Zoom: Beyond the Basics (Live Online)

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Most Technology Training classes will be delivered online until further notice.

Before each session, Tech Training will provide a Zoom link for live online classes, along with any required class materials.



Zoom is a powerful and versatile communication tool. It has many advanced features that facilitate the sharing of information and help enhance productivity among remote team members.

This session will examine application setting, advanced and individual meeting settings, steps for holding breakout sessions, polling, annotation, dynamic viewing, using Zoom with dual monitors, and much more.

We invite you to join us in this session to examine and discover the many useful features of Zoom.

Topics include:

  • Zoom settings for Meetings and Recordings
  • Advanced meeting settings
    • Enable waiting room
    • Only authenticated users can join
    • Breakout Room pre-assign
    • Managing alternative hosts
  • Personal meeting room / profile / vanity URL
  • Breakout rooms
  • Screen sharing and annotation
  • Meeting recording
    • View / download / share recording of meeting
    • View / update captions provided by Zoom
  • Remote control / remote support
  • Conducting a poll during a meeting

University IT Technology Training classes are only available to Stanford University staff, faculty, students, and Stanford Hospitals & Clinics employees, including Stanford Health Care, Stanford Health Care Tri-Valley, Stanford Medicine Partners, and Stanford Medicine Children's Health. A valid SUNet ID is needed to enroll in a class.