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Google has announced that the following premium Meet features will be enabled until September 30, 2020 - see this FAQ for standard Meet limits and functionality

  • Larger meetings, for up to 250 participants per call
  • Live streaming for up to 100,000 viewers within a domain 
  • The ability to record meetings and save them to Google Drive
  1. Start a Google Hangout Meet
  2. Turn on Recording
    1. Click the More options icon, it looks like 3 dots located in the lower right corner of the page

    2. Select Record meeting

    3. The Ask for consent dialog box is displayed. Click Accept

    4. It may take a few minutes for recording to begin. You will see the REC icon in the upper left corner of the page when Google Meet is recording the meeting

  3. Instruct all attendees to click Turn on captions, located at the bottom of the page. In order to view captions, each attendee MUST turn this option on
  4. Instruct the first student presenting to click Present now, located at the bottom of the page.  Make sure that they share their entire screen and also have captions turned on
  5. The student can use PowerPoint, or other media during their presentation. As they talk, their speech will translate into captions at the bottom of the page for everyone in the class who has turned on captions


    Captioning will still work even if the student presenter has the PowerPoint slides in "full screen" mode.  The presenter will not be able to see their own captions, but everyone who has turned captioning on will

  6. When the student is finished presenting, click Stop sharing

  7. Repeat steps 2 - 6 for each presenter

  8. When you want to end the meeting and stop recording:
    1. Click the More options icon, it looks like 3 dots located in the lower right corner of the page
    2. Select Stop recording
  9. Your recording will be emailed to your University address. The live captions are not recorded. You will need to upload the recording to your My Media space or contact Disability Services to use their captioning services to add captions to the recorded material  

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