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Zoom Faculty Training Sessions (January 2022)

All our sessions are hands-on.

All are conducted online in CTLET Blackboard organization.
After reviewing the topic details in each session, please register on the link at the bottom of this page.

Zoom Basics (1 hour) 

This session is for those who have never hosted a Zoom meeting before.

Date/Time: 1/11 @10 am, 1/13 @2 pm

After completing this session, participants will be able to:

  • Download Zoom app to the desktop and associate it with CUNY Zoom 
  • Identify the appropriate basic settings for Zoom meetings 
  • Create a Zoom meeting session and send the session invite to students  
  • Conduct a Zoom meeting with basic features including audio, video and chat 
  • Record a Zoom meeting
  • Access and download session attendance

Zoom Accessibility (20 min) 

Prerequisite: Zoom Basics 

Date/Time: 1/18 @11 am, 1/19 @2:30 pm 

After completing this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Enable the auto-generated live transcript/closed caption for a Zoom session 
  • Set the properties of live transcript/closed caption 

Using Polling for Better Engagement (30 min) 

Prerequisite: Zoom Basics

Date/Time: 1/18 @2 pm, 1/20 @10 am 

After completing this session, participants will be able to: 

  • Enable polling in the Zoom settings 
  • Conduct polling 
  • Access and download polling results 

Using Breakout Rooms for Student-Student Interactions (30 min) 

Prerequisite: Zoom Basics 

Date/Time: 1/19 @10 am, 1/20 @2:30 pm 

  • After completing this session, participants will be able to: 
  • Enable breakout rooms in the Zoom settings 
  • Randomly assign students to breakout rooms
  •  Manually assign students to breakout rooms 
  • Pre-assign students to breakout rooms 


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Unable to attend the Zoom sessions? View our Zoom Tutorials.