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Using Zoom with ReggieNet

Zoom is a collaboration tool for individual and group chats, audio and video conferencing, and screen sharing. Zoom is available in all ReggieNet courses. The following article will guide you through scheduling and starting a Zoom meeting in your ReggieNet course.

Schedule a Zoom Meeting

To schedule a meeting, do the following:

  1. Go to ReggieNet.IllinoisState.edu and login with your ULID and Password.
  2. Click the [Course Name].
  3. Click [Zoom] from the left-hand tool menu.
  4. Once the app loads, you will see the option to Schedule a New Meeting along with any upcoming meetings.
  5. Click [Schedule a New Meeting] (figure 1).

Figure 1:

  1. Enter the meeting details including when, duration, and video and audio settings (figure 2).

Figure 2:

  1. Click [Save] at the bottom of the page.

Your meeting will now show in the list of Upcoming Meetings.

Start a Zoom Meeting

To start a Zoom meeting, do the following:

  1. Go to ReggieNet.IllinoisState.edu and login with your ULID and Password.
  2. Click the [Course Name].
  3. Click [Zoom] from the left-hand tool menu.
  4. Locate the appropriate meeting in the list of Upcoming Meetings and click [Start] (figure 3).

Figure 3:

  1. After clicking start, you may be promoted to download the web client for Zoom.
  2. After downloading and installing, the web client will launch.
  3. Choose one of the audio conference options and click the [Join] button.
    • For classroom use, it is preferred to join with computer audio.

Your computer has now connected, and the Zoom meeting started. For more information on using Zoom in the classroom, see the instructor tips under Additional Resources below.

When students go to the Zoom tool within ReggieNet, they will see the list of meetings. To join the Zoom meeting, the student will click [Join] next to the corresponding meeting (figure 4).

Figure 4:

Additional instruction for students can be found in the following article, How to Attend a Zoom Meeting or Lecture on ReggieNet.

Additional Resources

The following resources are available to assist with educating through Zoom:

Known Errors

The following error may be experienced using this tool, click the article title to learn more:

Still Need Assistance?

  • For Technical Assistance, please contact the Technology Support Center at 309-438-4357, or contact them via email at SupportCenter@ilstu.edu
  • For instructional support, please contact the Center for Teaching, Learning, and Technology at CTLT@ilstu.edu or (309) 438-2542.
  • For assistance using Zoom in classroom spaces, contact Learning Spaces & Audio Visual Technologies at (309) 438-7412.

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