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Zoom is available on a trial basis for the '20-'21 academic year.


This FAQ will show how to use Zoom to record a course video/presentation and have it saved to My Media in Canvas. Then share the video with students by embedding it in a page.

  1. Log into
  2. Click the Personal Room tab along the top and then click the Start button
  3. Your meeting will begin to launch. Depending on the browser used, you may be prompted to click Open Zoom Meetings
  4. You should be prompted to connect computer audio. It is suggested to click Join with Computer Audio and use a USB headset
  5. Once the Zoom Meeting launches, click on  Record > Record to the Cloud
  6. You will see a box showing that you are recording
  7. Share your screen and then hover at the top of your screen for the menu to choose More > When you click to share your screen, be sure to select/check the options to Share computer sound and Optimize Screen Share for Video Clip, so your recording will capture any video content you may share during your recording
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  8. Now you can share your screen, share presentation slides, or even share audio/video recordings. Once you are finished recording, hit the Stop Recording button
  9. You will be prompted to confirm. Click Yes
  10. A message will appear advising that you will receive an email when the recording is ready
  11. The email will have the subject line Cloud Recording - "Name of Topic" is now available where Name of Topic is what you named the session when it was created
  12. Within 24 hours of receiving this email, your recording will be made available within My Media in Canvas. Follow the steps in this FAQ to embed the video and share with students