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​Zoom is a cloud based service which provides simple online meetings, content sharing, and video conferencing capability.  You do not need a Zoom account to attend a Zoom meeting, only the host is required to have an account to enable the scheduling of meetings.  All active faculty, staff, and students at SDSU are entitled to a Zoom account.

Zoom Best Practices

​Please use the following to help you meet and exceed expectations while using Zoom.

Pre-Event Best Practices

  • Promote the event early and up to the start time
  • Utilize all viable promotion channels
  • Set your duration with care

Live-Event Best Practices

  • Start early and start interacting
  • Use dual monitors
  • Provide housekeeping
  • Waste no time getting into your content
  • Visualize your content
  • Encourage a discussion-based presentation
  • Always record

Post-Event Best Practices

  • Provide follow-up communication
  • Provide a follow-up survey
  • Plan your next event