Zoom

Collaboration

Skype, Skyping, VC, Video Conferencing, and Videoconferencing

Description

Zoom allows for video, audio, and screen sharing between participants. It can be used from any computer, laptop, tablet, or phone, and is compatible on PC, Mac, Android and iOS devices.

Researchers can submit a ticket for a temporary Zoom Webinar license, which allows their Zoom session to be a live-stream that is viewable by up to 500 people (and up to 1,000 if needed).


Who can use it

Authorized Students, Employees, Faculty

Support

Contact

UBCO IT: https://it.ok.ubc.ca/support/

Service Now: https://ubc.service-now.com/selfservice/

Self service links and Resources

https://it.ubc.ca/services/teaching-learning-tools/zoom-video-conferencing

Guided service links and Resources


Features

Zoom is recommended for live-streaming; Accessible on multiple devices – attendees can participate in meetings using smartphone, computer, or audio only; Collaborative whiteboard and annotation, and remote control of screen; Live polls can be prepared and used during meeting, with live chat used to ask questions; Zoom is security compliant; Closed captioning and keyboard shortcuts


Associated Costs

None


Alternatives

Microsoft Teams


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Last updated: 2021-08-31 08:57

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