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EC’s Guide to Zoom

Courses delivered to the comfort of your home!

Ebrahim College recognises the growing need to offer courses offsite so we have partnered up with Zoom to ensure that nothing stops you from learning the deen.

Here is a step by step guide of how to set up and use Zoom for your online classroom studies.

 

Zoom is an online application that allows meetings to take place remotely. Zoom can also be used for distant learning. In order to ensure the safety and wellbeing of our teachers, students and staff, Ebrahim College have adopted Zoom in order to continue delivering our classes during these difficult times.

Zoom allows:

Teachers and students to interact via voice, video, text and screen sharing

Send files

Record lessons

Assess students live

For PC, laptop and tablets, please open up a web broswer

a. Go to www.zoom.us website

b. Click on ‘Sign Up, Its Free’ on the top right-hand side of your screen and then enter your date of birth (this data will not be stored, it’s just for verification)

c. Enter your personal or work email or alternatively connect using your Google, SSO or Facebook account.

d. Zoom will send you an email to the address provided asking you to verify registration. When you receive the email, click on the link to confirm.

For PC, laptop and tablets, please open up a web broswer

a. Go to www.zoom.us website

b. Select ‘Resources’

c. Click on ‘Download Zoom Client’

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d. Click on ‘Zoom Client for Meetings’ download button and install the application

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For Android smartphones, download ‘Zoom Cloud Meetings’ from the Play Store

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For iPhones, download ‘Zoom Cloud Meetings from the App Store

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Important: Please download and install Zoom on at least 2 different devices. This is to ensure you have a backup device in case you are unable to log into your class using your primary device.

1. Open Zoom and click on ‘Sign in’

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b. Enter your login details and then click on ‘Sign In’ again (If you have registered using your Google, SSO or Facebook account, click on the relevant option on the right hand side).

c. Once you have logged in, click on the ‘Home’ tab at the top of the screen and then ‘Join’ to join a meeting using the meeting ID provided to you by the college.

d. Enter your meeting ID and your full name. If you wish to turn off your audio and video, tick the boxes below.

e. This is how a Zoom meeting looks like. You have a number of control functions available. On the bottom left side of the screen, you can click on ‘Audio’ or ‘Video’ to switch your mic and video on or off. If you wish to leave a meeting, click on ‘Leave meeting’ or ‘end meeting’.

Please note:

  • A register will be taken for every class

  • Late students may not be able to join as lessons may be locked to minimise interruptions

  • Students can use the ‘raise hands’ feature, which will light up on the host/teacher’s screen to indicate that the student wishes to catch the host/teacher’s attention in order to speak to them.

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