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Important Zoom Notice for Mac Users

Tuesday, March 23, 2021 Mac users, if you previously installed the Zoom plugin in Outlook, in order to continue scheduling Zoom meetings directly from Outlook, you must download and install the Zoom for Outlook add-in (versus the plug-in) by Saturday, May 1, 2021. As of May 1, the plug-in will not load when you attempt to schedule or […]

Managing Smart: Managing Zoom Fatigue

Thursday, March 18, 2021 By now, we’ve all felt it, whether we realized it or not. After months of almost constant interaction with both colleagues and loved ones via electronic screens, many of us feel a bit “Zoom weary.” As stated in this recent Stanford University study, Zoom fatigue is actually a thing. There are, however, […]

Faculty: Zoom Updates Support Classroom Engagement

Friday, February 19, 2021 A Message from Kathleen Plinske, President, Osceola, Lake Nona and Poinciana Campuses In the last few months, several significant updates have been released in Zoom that might affect your interactions with students. Make sure to update your Zoom application to the current version and explore these changes, which include the following: The Reactions […]

Best Practices for Securing Your Zoom Meetings

Tuesday, December 3, 2020 Zoom has become ubiquitous in our work life in 2020, making connection easier. However, this technology does not come without pitfalls, ranging from dealing with an obnoxious guest to annoying background noise coming from an unmuted guest’s microphone, to name a few. But don’t fret. These Zoom tips should help you […]

Check Out New Valencia-branded Zoom Backgrounds

Tuesday, December 8, 2020 Celebrate Valencia College and all we have accomplished this year by showing your school spirit with the branded Zoom backgrounds our Marketing team has designed. Whether your Zoom meetings are internal or external, this is a great way honor our students, the College and our colleagues. Designs include campus photography and […]

Add Virtual Joy to the Holiday Season With These Festive...

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 Get in the holiday spirit with some festive Zoom backgrounds. Express all the joy the holiday season has to offer, from Thanksgiving to Christmas, to Hanukkah, New Year’s and more with this series of virtual backdrops. To view and download the backgrounds, click the button below:

Explore Features That Come With Updating Zoom

Tuesday, November 10, 2020 By Jaclyn Taylor, Coordinator, Employee Development If you haven’t gone through the quick process of updating Zoom recently, take my advice and a few minutes. It will be worth it, as the update includes new, fun and useful features. To update within the Zoom application, click on your photo or initials […]

Waiting Room and Passcode Soon to Be Required for Zoom Me...

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 Starting Sunday, September 27, 2020, Zoom will require that all meetings have a passcode or a waiting room enabled. Additionally, for meeting join information, Zoom is renaming “passwords” to “passcodes” to better align with its role of allowing people into a meeting. By default, Valencia College’s “passcode” has been active when employees set up […]

How to Facilitate an Online Meeting Like a Pro

Monday, August 31, 2020 By Jaclyn Taylor, Coordinator, Employee Development  Like many of you, the Employee Development team has been focused on delivering relevant content within this virtual world. As we have learned new platforms like Zoom and Microsoft Teams, we have gathered a list of our pro tips that assist in making virtual sessions as seamless as […]

What’s New With Zoom?

Tuesday, August 25, 2020 Zoom has released a number of new exciting features and enhancements. Check them out below: Meetings and Webinars Video filters: Apply video filters to alter the look of your video with color grading, foreground and frame filters. Filters can be turned off in your web settings at any time. Adjust Touch Up […]