Zoom has been free for small (under 100) groups for meetings of 40 minutes or less, or for 2 people without the time limit. For larger groups, contact the president, Lea Templer, to use the Brandeis account.
Official Zoom help documentation: Main page: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360042443452
This should have what you need, and is updated as needed by the Zoom creators. Includes:
-- The Quick Start Guide
-- Audio, Video, and Sharing
-- Also: Meetings & Webinars; Zoom Phone; Account & Admin; Zoom Rooms, Messaging, and more
Learning Zoom with Garrick Chow
Outstanding Zoom tutorial from Lynda.com/LinkedIn Learning.
Comprehensive short videos on using Zoom as participant and/or host.
Search for “Learning Zoom with Garrick Chow” in the top search bar. It’s about an hour in all.
Very useful information, easy to re-do any of the 2 - 5 minute tutorials if you didn’t understand the first time. The presenter speaks very rapidly.
Lynda.com/LinkedInLearning – is free with your LAPL library card. Look in the LAPL Online Learning section. If you don't have the library card, see below **
To use your smart phone as a webcam (and mic): This from PC magazine: https://www.pcmag.com/how-to/how-to-turn-your-smartphone-into-a-wireless-webcam Useful if your device doesn’t have a camera.
** Need a Los Angeles Public Library (LAPL) card? Information here: How to get an LAPL Library Card. Once you get the card/number, go to the Online Learning section for Lynda.com. Click the blue "Get Started with a Quick Lesson" button. When you get to the Lynda.com login page, bookmark that. You will need your library card number and pin.
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