Remote Access - Zoom - Tips and Tutorials

Best Practices for Securing Zoom Meetings and Events

This video link describes the best practices for setting up a secure Zoom meeting or event.  (CAS authentication is required.)

Poorvu Center’s online tutorials

How To Videos

Twitter Threads


  • Starting a new meeting?  Test your speakers and microphone.
  • Trying to add Zoom to Canvas and getting an error message saying your email does not exist?  Most likely you logged in using your Yale email as a personal account.  Just Register your email.
  • Using Zoom for Class Instruction. (30 minute video)
  • Pre-record your class and upload to Canvas.  Use Zoom session for class discussion.
  • Record your class, upload it to canvas and/or email to students with degraded internet connections.

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