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Zoom Rooms at Cornell

This article applies to: Classroom Technologies, Zoom


"Zoom Rooms" are a new dedicated classroom technology from Zoom that give instructors the option to better coordinate their visual collaboration—video screen sharing, whiteboarding, and annotation resources—in a Zoom-enabled classroom. Zoom Room systems are being provided in spaces where instructors are teaching in-person with remote student participants.  

Zoom Room systems differ from standard Zoom personal meeting setups. While the personal Zoom software allows instructors to schedule meetings, manage attendees, and share content, Zoom Rooms pull together the visual collaboration features of a teaching space into one application.  

Watch the tutorial video "What Is a Zoom Room" from Cornell's Center for Teaching Innovation (CTI).



See all of CTI's Zoom Room tutorial videos at their Using Zoom Rooms webpage.

Typical Campus Zoom Room Setup 

In a typical Cornell classroom use, the Zoom Room software runs on a dedicated computer in the teaching space.

Instructors will still connect their laptop to the classroom system using the labeled HDMI and USB cables provided.  

Using Zoom Rooms, instructors have the ability to:  

View a list of all Zoom for Teaching pages.

Contact the building AV support for your classroom with issues or questions about your teaching space.

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Tuesday, February 9, 2021 - 9:33am

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