Canvas Zoom

Setting up a One-Time Meeting Session

Now that you have activated your CalStateLA zoom account, you are now able to host one-time Zoom meetings.  Follow the steps below to go through the process of hosting a meeting.

  1. Log into Canvas using the MyCalStateLA portal.
  2. Choose the course for which you would like to create the meeting.
  3. Click on Modules and create a new module.  For assistance in making a new module, please visit <https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10066-415241424>.
  4. Click on the + button in the Module to add an item.
  5. Click on [New Assignment] and name your new assignment.  Click Add Item when finished.
  6. Click on the new assignment and click on Edit.
  7. Under Description, add instructions for participants to join the meeting.  Also include a link for Joining a Zoom Meeting, which is provided by CETL.  If desired, add Points.
  8. Under Submission Type, click on External Tool.

Set Zoom assignment points.

  1. Click on Find, select Zoom and enable the Load This Tool in A New Tab option. Click on Select when finished.

     

Find the Zoom external tool

  1. Click on Save & Publish. Make sure the Module where the Zoom assignment has been created is also Published.
    NOTE: The Zoom software will either launch or download.  If you have not downloaded the software, click on the download in the bottom left corner to initiate the installation process.

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Posting Your Meeting through Pages

  1. Log into Canvas using the MyCalStateLA portal.
  2. Choose the course for which you would like to create the meeting.
  3. Click on Modules and create a new module.  For assistance in making a new module, please visit <https://community.canvaslms.com/docs/DOC-10066-415241424>.
  4. Click on the + button in the Module to add an item.
  5. Use the Add item to module drop down arrown to select Page, select [New Page] and provide a Page name. Click Add Item when finished.
  6. Click on the new page and click on Edit buttton
  7. Using the Rich Content Editor, add instructions for participants to join the meeting.  Also include a link for Joining a Zoom Meeting, which is provided by CETL.
    Page Rich Content Editor description.
  8. Publish the Page once complete.
    NOTE: Publish your module once you are sure that you would like it to be visible to students.
  9. The Zoom software will either launch or download. If you have not downloaded the software, click on the download in the bottom left corner to initiate the installation process.

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Setting up a Repeating Weekly Meeting Session

Access your CalStateLA zoom account, you are now able to host recurring Zoom meetings.  Follow the steps below to go through the process of hosting a meeting.

 

  1. Click on Meetings and click on Schedule a New Meeting.

 

scheduling a zoom meeting

  1. On the following screen, be sure to select the appropriate date of the meeting. Check the Recurring meeting checkbox. Adjust the recurring meeting settings as needed.

     

Recurring meeting settings.

  1. The settings below are recommended.

 

recommended meeting room options.

  1. You can now create a Canvas Page to add the meeting link information.

copy meeting room join information.

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