Recommended configuration set-up for instructors using Canvas-Zoom
Although instructors do not have to adjust the default setting to schedule Zoom meetings in Canvas, there are a number of additional settings that may enhance the zoom meeting functionality.
Log into Tufts Zoom
Click Sign in
Log in with your Tufts University credentials
This displays the Zoom configuration page.
If the display is your "Profile", click Profile
This displays the Zoom configuration menu
This displays the Zoom settings page
Turn on "Use Personal Meeting ID (PMI) when scheduling a meeting"
This allows you to obtain a personal URL for your Zoom meetings. Using your personal URL is more convenient, while using a unique generated URL for each meeting is more secure.
Turn on "Upcoming meeting reminder"
This will prompt a desktop notification for your meeting
Turn on "Chat" and "Private Chat
This will add a Chat option to your Zoom meeting
Turn on "File Transfer"
This will allow you to share files with all or individual meeting participants
Turn on "Co-host"
This will allow you to designate other users as meeting hosts
Turn on "Polling"
This will allow you to add polls to your Zoom meeting.
Make sure Screen Sharing is turned on (default), then turn on Annotation
This allows participants to annotate a shared screen
Turn on "Whiteboard"
This will add a whiteboard option to your screen sharing
Turn on "Remote Control"
This allows the host or co-host to control another participant's shared screen
Turn on "Use HTML format email for Outlook plugin"
This activates the Outlook Calendar link in the Canvas Zoom meeting confirmation page to work. On the meeting confirmation page, click on the "Outlook Calendar" button to download an Outlook .ics file
Example from a Canvas Zoom meeting confirmation page: