ZOOM Video Conferencing
Get the Zoom Application
Before the Zoom meeting, you'll want to have the Zoom application installed. Go to https://zoom.us/download and selecting the "Zoom Client for Meetings" option for your computer.
Download and install the application to your computer.
If you are on your mobile, you can install this app from the app store by searching "Zoom" or via the download link and scrolling down the page to the mobile apps section. It looks like this on the download page:
Zoom App Icon
Sign up for a Free Account
You can sign up for a Zoom account via the website or within the application you just installed.
With the application on your computer, click on sign in and then the small sign up link in the bottom right corner:
Signing up for a new account on the mobile app is a little bit easier. Simply click on the sign-up button:
Joining a Meeting
Each meeting will have its own unique link, code, and phone numbers for joining.
If using the link, it will open in your application automatically.
If using a code, click on the Join a Meeting button and click on the code.
If you do not have reliable internet, you can call into the meeting rather than utilizing the application for the video conferencing capabilities.
A Few Tips/Suggestions for Video Conferencing
Mute yourself unless needing to speak. This helps prevent noise overload.
To conserve bandwidth turn of the video after introductions, and only turn on when speaking.