Zoom Video/Web Conferencing/Meeting Owl’s
Keene State Zoom is a full-featured video and collaborative technology available to KSC faculty, staff, and students. Zoom unifies cloud video/web conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging into one easy-to-use platform. Zoom accounts allow for video, audio, and content sharing from any device including Windows and Mac computers, Android and iOS devices. Zoom allows for up to 300 participants.
To create a Zoom meeting, use your KSC username and password to create or sign into your Zoom account.
Follow the steps on our tip sheet to start, join or schedule meetings.
For Zoom sessions that will exceed 300 participants, a webinar will allow 300-500 participants. To create a webinar, complete a Zoom Webinar Request Form to request a license. Learn the difference between a Zoom meeting and webinar. There is a limited number of webinar licenses available.
Download the mobile app
Zoom help resources
If you are using a desktop computer, you will need a web cam. Web cams are available through the ITG HelpDesk and can be reserve using our online media request form.
Teaching in a Zoom enabled classroom
Zoom enabled classrooms have a camera at the back of the room that will automatically detect the instructor’s face and follow them whenever they move. A second camera in the front will capture students sitting in class. Intelligent microphones mounted in the ceilings will pick up audio as it is produced
How do I use a Zoom room?
This knowledgebase article will provide you with helpful information: How to use the technology in a Zoom room
How to protect your Zoom Event/Best Practices
Use a Meeting Owl to conduct meetings in rooms that are not Zoom enabled. The Meeting Owl connects to your computer activating the Owl’s integrated 360° video camera, internal microphones and speakers.
This knowledgebase article will provide you with helpful information: How to use the Meeting Owl in the classroom
Most Meeting Owl’s will be permanently installed in classrooms that are not Zoom enabled. For classrooms that do not contain either, web cams will be available for those classrooms with desktop computers in their smart carts.