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Zoom web conferencing

Web conferencing facilitates real-time online communication and collaboration. Zoom is Macquarie’s web conferencing tool which provides video and voice communication, text chat, interactive whiteboard, screen sharing and annotation. Zoom is very simple to use and offers a wide variety of opportunities for learning and teaching such as real-time online tutorials, virtual consultations with students or including an external guest speaker in a lecture etc.

Get started with Zoom

To use Zoom, go to macquarie.zoom.us and login using your MQ OneID. You will be prompted to download the Zoom software which will only take a minute. You will have access to a Zoom Basic account where you can hold online meetings for 40 minutes at a time with up to 50 participants. If you would like to use Zoom but have more than 50 participants, please email ilearn.help@mq.edu.au to discuss alternative solutions.

Hold an online meeting

Record an online meeting

Check and update Zoom

Guide your students/participants

You can provide your students/participants with the guide on how to download Zoom and join an online meeting [PDF - 695k].

Further guides are at the Zoom Support Centre.

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