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How to be a good Zoomie -- no offense to our AFA friends  : ) 
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Updated 7/13/2020


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On Jun 2, 2020, at 10:20 AM, Bill Bahr wrote to the 4um (the forum with decorum):  https://www.west-point.org/class/usma1969-4um/

"How to be a good Zoomie?"   

Gentle Grads:

With apologies to our Air Force Academy friends:

Although I have only been a participant on Zoom meetings so far, I am supposed to give a "Cemetery Memorial for Veterans in Bloomingdale (American War Relics)" Zoom presentation to another Rotary Club on 8 July, which means I better master Zoom by then.  

4WIW, I just found:  https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting




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Best regards & BOTL,

Bill -- Bill Bahr, USMA '69



(Further help: In reply)

 Dear Bill:

If you are hosting the meeting [in which you're giving a presentation], may I make the following suggestions.


1)  Get a second person to support you and give them host status. They will be responsible for keeping track of all participants and for muting anyone who is causing a problem with an open mike. This can be done on the Participant list. If you think you need further control, you can hold all participants in a wait room until you or your support person lets them in.

2)  Mute all participants on entry to the meeting. they can unmute if they want to make a comment but they should be muted afterward. if on a computer just pressing on the space bar will temporarily unmute you. you might want to explain this at the beginning.

3)  I suggest using a two screen computer set up with one screen highlighting the participant whose mike is hot. the other will be a gallery of all participants or a screen which you are sharing.

4)  You or your support person can share a video or chart. If it is a document remember that participants cannot scroll, you or your support person can scroll it as necessary, say as you are reading a passage.
 I cannot urge you strongly enough to have a support person to handle the admin of the meeting so that you can give your full attention to the presentation.

Good Luck,
Chris Frandsen


Here's a 10-second set of instructions for starting a Zoom meeting:

1.  Load Zoom app.
2.  Open app on PC/phone.
3.  Sign-in with password or join with link received from host.  If sign-in:  New/Join/Schedule/Share Screen 
4.  Bottom of screen:  Security (screens) Participants (Invite:  easiest done by copying invite link and pasting/sending through your email); Share Screens, Record (?), Reactions
5.  Admit to meeting
6.  Chat/security: share-screen functions.

Trick:  mute/unmute by using the space key.



Questions/comments/advice to share on this page: 

Bill Bahr:  wbahr  at  ibexsystems dot  com

"I am Signal. Pro Patria Vigilans."
 "The price of liberty is eternal vigilance."


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