Using Zoom in Blackboard

Create A Zoom Meeting in my blackboard course 
Start My Zoom meeting in blackboard

Having problems recording your Zoom meeting in Blackboard?  

If you've already started your Zoom meeting and cannot record:

  • Open the Zoom Participants list and click "Claim Host" at the bottom of the panel.
  • Select the option to "Sign in with SSO".
  • Enter "georgetown" into the SSO text field.
  • Enter your NetID and password (and follow any DUO prompts) on the web page that opens. 
  • Once signed in, the Zoom meeting room will now display all host controls including the option to record. 

If you haven't started the meeting yet and want to ensure you will be able to record:

  • Sign in to Zoom before starting the meeting.
  • Once signed in, the Zoom meeting room will now display all host controls including the option to record.

Create a zoom meeting in my blackboard course

 1. Log into Blackboard Learn and select the course where you want to create an Online Zoom Meeting Room.

 2. Click the Tools button on the blue menu bar.

 3. Scroll down to the bottom on the Tools page and click on Zoom Conferencing.

 4. To create an Online Zoom Meeting Room click the Create Meeting (1-Click) button; or click the Create Meeting (Custom)-- if you select Create Meeting (Custom) jump to step 6. 

 5. That's it!  You will now see a meeting link with the name of your Blackboard course under the Online Class Meeting(s) heading. Both instructors and students can click the meeting link and enter the Zoom meeting. Also, a Blackboard Announcement with a link to Zoom Conferecning tool page will automatically be sent everyone enrolled in the course.  


[Example Announcement]

 6. To create a Custom Zoom meeting room click on Create Meeting (Custom).

 7. Enter / change the following meeting details:

  • By default, the name of your course will appear in the "Topic" field.  Enter a custom name for your Zoom meeting.
  • Select whether you want your student's (participant) webcam on or off when they enter the meeting room.
  • Select whether your (host) webcam is on or off when you enter the meeting room.
  • If you want your students (participants) to enter and use the meeting room without you (host) present, select "on" next to Allow Join Before Host (recommended).
  • Select how you want you (host) and your students (participants) to connect their audio to your meeting (recommend selecting "Both").
  • If necessary, password protect your meeting room.
  • Select whether you want to reuse the room (Recurring) throughout the semester, or if you want to use the room for a specific day/time (Scheduled).
  • Select whether you want a Blackboard Annoucnment to be automatically sent to all those enrolled in your course informing them of this custom Zoom Meeting room.  
  • Click Submit.

 8. That's it! A link to your Custom Zoom Class Meeting Room will appear under the "Online Class Meeting Room" heading. Both Instructors and Students can use this link to enter the Zoom Meeting Room.


Start My Zoom meeting in blackboard

1) Log into Blackboard Learn and select the course where you want to start your Zoom Meeting. 

2) Click the Tools button on the blue menu bar.

2) Scroll down to the bottom on the Tools page and click on Zoom Conferencing.
 

3) To join a Zoom Meeting Room click the blue link under the "Online Class Meeting(s)" heading

4) A new tab or window will open in your browser, redirecting you to the Zoom Meeting, and depending on your web browser you may have to click the "Launch Application" button that appears. 

5) Finally, click the green button to join your computer's speakers and microphone to the Zoom Meeting, or click the "Join by Phone" to dial in.