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Zoom training sessions available on campus

Information Technology Services is offering training sessions on Zoom, a high-definition video and audio conferencing tool that is available to all K-State students, faculty, and staff. Training sessions will be held for individual colleges, departments, and groups who have requested them, as well as large group sessions available for anyone to attend. 

The Zoom training session will consist of a quick overview, basic functionality, information on how to sign up for Zoom service, and a tutorial on the following:

  • Updating settings
  • Scheduling and starting meetings (recurring and single instance)
  • Dual stream for dual monitor
  • Active speaker, spotlight speaker, gallery view
  • Favorites
  • Inviting participants
  • Host control options
  • Screen sharing (with and without audio)
  • Annotation
  • Remote control
  • Private/Group chat
  • Recording/Archiving meetings
  • PSTN (Phone dial-in)
  • Connecting from H.323 (i.e. Polycom) and SIP (i.e. Microsoft Lync) devices

The session will last approximately an hour, with time for questions during and after the tutorial.

The large group training sessions available to all K-Staters are scheduled for the following times and locations:

  • Tuesday, July 23, 2:30-3:30 p.m., Umberger Hall Room 105
  • Tuesday, July 30, 10-11 a.m., Justin Hall Room 163
  • Thursday, Aug. 15, 10-11 a.m., Justin Hall Room 163

For more information on Zoom, refer to the Zoom Knowledge Base article. If you want to schedule a demo for your college, department, or group, or have any other questions, please contact Luke Haselwood, 785-532-2993, lhaselwo@k-state.edu.