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Advanced Meeting Features for Google Meet and Zoom

Doing More with Google Meet and Zoom

Both platforms have advanced features that allow the meeting host (teacher) to present what is on their screen, record the meeting, mute participants, and a host of other features.  This article describes how the host (teacher) can use each of them.

Advanced Features of Zoom
 

Muting Your Mic or Turning Off Your Camera

Toward the bottom left of your screen (you may need to move your mouse toward the bottom of your screen to reveal the icons), you will see a mic and a camera button, simply click on each of the icons to toggle that item on or off.

Presenting Your Screen

  1. On the bottom center of your screen, you will see the Share Screen icon.
  2. Then choose the screen that you want to share from the menu and click Share

Muting Participants

To mute or unmute a participant:

  1. Click on the Manage Participants icon in the bottom center of the screen.
  2. A list of all of the participants will appear on the right
  3. Click on the microphone next to a person's name
    OR
  4. Click Mute All or Unmute All from the bottom of the screen. Participants will be able to unmute themselves.
     

 

Virtual Classroom Management on Zoom

Advanced Features of Google Meet

Muting Your Mic or Turning Off Your Camera

Toward the bottom of your screen, you will see a mic and a camera button, simply click on each of the icons to toggle that item on or off.

Presenting Your Screen

  1. On the bottom right of your screen, you will see the Present Now icon.
  2. Click on the icon to bring up the present options
  3. Click on Your Entire Screen  or A Window (to share a particular window on your machine)

Muting Participants

To mute a participant:

  1. Move your mouse over the down arrow next to the participant's name and click to reveal options
  2. Click on the Microphone icon to mute that participant.  After you have muted a participant, only they can unmute themselves.

 

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