TechConnect Zoom for Canvas Instructor Guide
TechConnect Zoom is an application that is available in Canvas to Districts that are managing employee Zoom accounts.
The 'TechConnect Zoom' app offers more scheduling options, faster recording downloads, and applied Zoom updates. The new app appears in your Canvas navigation and is a direct connect to your Zoom account. The interface looks just like Zoom because it is Zoom!
Click on the ‘TechConnect Zoom’ app in the Canvas navigation (your college many have chosen a different name). The menu tabs include:
- All My Zoom Meeting/Recordings or Course Meetings/Recordings *
- Schedule a New Meeting
- Import a Meeting (icon is the 3 vertical dots)
- Upcoming Meetings
- Previous Meetings
- The connection will be made with Zoom for the meeting appears in your Zoom account
- Cloud Recordings
When there is more than one instructor in the course, all meetings/recordings for all instructors can be viewed; or view only your meetings/recordings. Toggle between your meetings and other instructors from the link to the left of the ‘Schedule a New Meeting’.
The following pages provide information on each of the menu tabs.
Import a Meeting
Meetings scheduled in ConferZoom Canvas or directly in Zoom can be imported into your course in the new TechConnect Zoom app in Canvas. The meeting must be activated in Zoom before the ‘Import’ process can take place.
Activate a Meeting
1. Click on the meeting ‘Topic’
2. The connection will be made with Zoom for the meeting to appear in your Zoom account.
3. The Session ID or Meeting ID in your Zoom account is required for the Import process.
Locate the Meeting ID in Zoom
Sign into your Zoom account on the desktop app or on the website. Navigate to 'Meetings' then
'Upcoming'. The Meeting ID is located to the right of the event you want to import into Canvas.
Import the Meeting
1. Sign into your Zoom account at www.conferzoom.org
2. Locate the meeting you want to import; the start time and UTC time zone indicates the
meeting was scheduled through Canvas.
3. The Meeting ID on the right side is the same as the Session ID that will appear in Canvas.
Copy the ID number.
4. In Canvas, return to the TechConnect Zoom page and click the 3 dots icon next to 'Schedule a
New Meeting'. Select 'Import meeting' and enter the Meeting ID on the window that opens. The
meeting will populate on the 'Upcoming Meetings' page.
Note: 'Disassociate meeting' removes the meeting from Canvas, it is still active in Zoom.
Enter the Meeting ID, and click 'Import'
Schedule a New Meeting
The default features settings in your Zoom account will apply to all scheduled meetings and classes.
The form allows yo to select or deselect the default feature on a per meeting basis. Enter the
appropriate information the 'Save' at the bottom of the page.
Displays all scheduled events; launch the meeting by clicking the 'Start' button.
Displays previous events; meetings will appear on this page after the scheduled end time. Attendance reports are available by clicking on the 'Report' link.
Personal Meeting Room
This is an instant meeting when launched from the Personal Meeting Room page. Please note that you can also 'Schedule' a meeting using the Personal Meeting ID. The ID is a static number used for every meeting when Personal Meeting ID is selected. It is a 27/7/365 room; anyone with the ID could join at anytime, possible interrupting a session in progress. We recommend using a password if you prefer to use your Personal Meeting ID. Attendance reports will be provided as long as there is more than one person in the meeting.
Recordings process after the Host ends the meeting. When processing is complete, the recording will appear on this page.