Don’t be the next victim of Zoom-Bombing! That’s right – it’s real and should be on your radar. What can you do?
2. When scheduling a Zoom meeting: Use a password (now required) and enable the waiting room feature.
Now that you’re got the security basics down, use these guides to create effective sessions using ZOOM, including how to set up ZOOM to schedule meetings, to send invitations to your attendees, to manage audio and video, to end meetings, and to facilitate meetings in rooms with video conferencing. You can also customize your Zoom profile by uploading a profile photo. Consider adding your pronouns to your name because in our inclusive UCSF community, Pronouns Matter.
Please register for one of our Zoom Skills Workshops for UCSF School of Medicine faculty educators in the Bridges Curriculum. If you are directly involved with medical students and want further consultation on using ZOOM in educational projects or for complex meetings, contact iROCKET at iROCKET@ucsf.edu or 415-502-2800 to learn more.
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When using ZOOM, make sure that you:
- have the latest version of the ZOOM software, as well as any other software you'll be using with it (e.g. PowerPoint) installed.
- wear a headset or earbuds with a built-in microphone, and make sure your audio is being captured from this microphone instead of your computer's built-in microphone. In almost all cases, this will dramatically improve upon how other remote participants hear your voice.