If you have attended SHIFT events on Zoom, you are already familiar with the key functions of attending meetings. Schools and organizations like SHIFT are using Zoom to host classes and events. However anyone with a free Zoom account can use Zoom to connect friends and family for family gatherings, virtual events, playing games or even virtual happy hours. It is an important tool for helping adults stay connected and engaged during the pandemic.
This Zoom class will explore the core functions that are used to schedule and host Zoom events.
- Learn the limitations of using the free Zoom personal account and what capabilities are available with an upgrade to one of the professional accounts.
- Learn how to schedule Zoom meetings and invite others to your events. Learn about essential meeting options that are set when you schedule your meeting.
- Understand how to start and host a Zoom meeting. You will explore essential host functions for managing your meeting and participants.
To schedule and host Zoom meetings you will need to register for a Zoom account. Zoom offers a free service for meetings up to 45 minutes long and with a limit on participants. It offers an unlimited time service for $10.00/month. It is recommended that you register at Zoom.us before the class. We will provide basic instructions prior to the class.
This class is for users of laptops, PC’s, smartphones or tablets. There is a Zoom app for each of these systems and any of the apps can be used to schedule and host meetings.
After the session, you will have access to the resources found on the SeniorTechClub.com website. There you will find lessons specifically developed for older adults. Use the online site to review class topics and explore lessons on other topics.
Date: Tuesday, October 20, 2020
Time: 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Location: Online via Zoom
Price: $15 Members, $25 Non-Members