Before creating meetings with Zoom, it is good practice to review your Zoom Account Settings. Your configuration here applies to all any meetings created. Below is a checklist of things to check before, during, and after a Zoom Meeting.
Before scheduling the meeting, review your Zoom settings for the following:
Before the scheduled meeting:
Share materials for the meeting beforehand via Canvas, email, meeting invite, or any other means.
Ensure that your microphone and camera is sending out quality audio and video.
Ensure that your environment is as quiet as possible without echo and without any lighting issues.
Turn on Auto-Transcription for paticipants.
Steps: Click Live Transcript -> Select Enable Auto-Transcription
Inform participants that they must turn on captions for themselves after you activate them.
Steps: Click Live Transcript -> Select Show Subtitles.
Inform participants that the course is being recorded.
Turn off captions for yourself if you wish.
Steps: Click Live Transcript -> Select Hide Subtitles
Remember to verbally describe visual content that is shared in the meeting and to read around and pertinent content from the Chat window.
Email participants with any important new information that was shared through the Chat window during the meeting.
Let participants know where they can download the meeting recording (if recorded) and transcript(s) when they are available.