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Course Design: Zoom & Remote Learning

Hosts can choose to display the participants currently in the Waiting Room in either chronological or alphabetical order. This is set in the Waiting Room customization settings in the web portal. Here are the steps to set the display order of the participants:

  1. Log in to your Zoom Web Portal
  2. Navigate the Menu on the left side, click on Settings
  3. Search for "waiting room" in the search bar
  4. Below the Waiting Room setting that appears, click Edit Options to configure the following waiting room options as needed.
  5. Choose if you want to sort participants in the waiting room alphabetically or by the order in which they joined.
  6. Click Continue to confirm
See additional details for this topic on the Zoom support page.

Faculty, do this to check Zoom class attendance:

  1. Instructors (Hosts) go to
  2. Sign in
  3. Click Reports
  4. Click Usage
  5. Adjust the search date range if necessary
  6. Find the desired meeting in the list
  7. On the right of the screen, in the Participants column, click the number of attending students (number shown in blue text)

Share these instructions with your students to give them access to your Zoom cloud recordings. Remember to always record to the cloud. Students should:

  1. Click the Zoom link in your instructor’s Bb site
  2. Within the instructor’s list of Zoom meetings, click “Previous Meetings”
  3. Click “Recording Details” for the desired recording
  4. Click the Recording icon (choose the first icon for the recording you want to see – there may be several)
  5. Login with CCAC username and password if necessary
  6. Click the play icon to watch the video

The following describes the process for creating Zoom Polls for your Bb class sessions.

  1. Login to your Bb course site
  2. Click the Zoom link and create a new meeting (can be recurring meeting)
    • If the meeting is already created/scheduled through Bb, go to step 3 without creating a new meeting
  3. Go to and sign in if necessary
    • You’ll leave Bb at this point in the process
    • You may need to open a new browser tab or enter in the browser address field
  4. Click Meetings to see your list of meetings
  5. Click the name of the meeting (e.g. ‘Monday – Wednesday 10am MAT-161’)
  6. Scroll down to the bottom of the page and click Poll
  7. On the right of the screen, click Add to create a poll
  8. Follow the on-screen prompts to create and save the poll a. The poll will be available for that meeting and for all occurrences of that meeting if recurring

The following describes how to enable Zoom Polling for all meetings. With polling enabled, you can create ad-hoc, spontaneous polls during meetings without the necessity of creating your polls in advance. Although, advance creation of polls remains an option.

  1. Go to and sign in if necessary
  2. On the left-side menu, click Settings
  3. Click In Meeting (Basic)
  4. Scroll down to locate ‘Meeting Polls’
  5. On the right, click the toggle switch to turn meeting polls on (circle moves to the right of blue slot)
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