Virtual meetings allow students and instructors to connect outside normal class time from home or the office. Zoom is an easy to use video-conferencing app offering content sharing, real-time collaborative annotation, interactive polling and breakout rooms.

Instructors are currently using Zoom to:

  1. Host online classes
  2. Power negotiation simulations
  3. Host office hours using Zoom’s waiting room feature
  4. Record short video presentations

York provides professional Zoom license for all current staff and students. Students may find Zoom useful for hosting virtual meetings for clubs, student organizations and student governments.

Desktop screen showing 9 people in a virtual meeting