Web meetings using Zoom
Meeting or holding a seminar over the web can be practical and also have educational benefits. The service is recommended if you want to conduct a webinar or web meeting for an educational purpose and as part of your course structure.
Zoom is a video conferencing service for you as an employee and for students who are registered at KTH.
You can connect to a Zoom meeting from:
video conferencing system
Zoom can be used for teaching and meeting with multiple participants (max 300 participants), as well as seminars and tutorials.
If there is a need to set up a Zoom meeting for more than 300 participants (maximum 500), contact firstname.lastname@example.org .
Zoom in Canvas
Zoom can also be used directly in Canvas. Some of the benefits are:
- You can create virtual group rooms that the students can use for group work and to conduct project meetings.
- You can share screen with others for presentations as well as record your online meetings/presentations.
- Students can start their own meetings for group work and more.
- It is possible to Chat and create surveys.
Good to think about before a web meeting
There is a need for preparation and also some equipment for a webinar but it is often easy to get started. Here are some recommendations and tips for webinars . Zoom is recommended for teaching/lectures/meetings with students. If you want a different type of meeting (working meeting, research networking, etc.) there are a number of other solutions. How many participants will there be? What will happen during the meeting? Will you need to share documents and presentations?