MCCC Knowledge Base

Students - Adjusting your Zoom Window to View the Speaker and Shared Content

2021

Students - Adjusting your Zoom Window to View the Speaker and Shared Content

 

Your class may require you to connect to class online. Your instructor may require you to connect via Zoom. 

When you have successfully joined your Zoom class session you have the ability to adjust what you see and how you see it. 

Below are a video and written directions on how to adjust your Zoom view so you can see just your Instructor and any content they are sharing with you for class. 

Note: These instructions are only for classes that use Zoom. Your instructor will indicate what platform you will be using to connect to class. 

 

Video: Zoom View Settings (00:00:34)

 

1. Connect to your class via Zoom. 

Note: You can adjust the Zoom view in the Zoom application or Zoom in a web browser.

 

 

 

2. Once your instructor has shared content with you, such as a PowerPoint or their computer screen, move your mouse around on your Zoom screen until you see the View icon appear in the upper right hand corner. 

 

3. A drop down menu will appear. You can select from the following options:

  • Standard - The content your instructor is sharing will appear as the largest video while everyone else in the Zoom session will appear smaller.
  • Side-by-side: Speaker - The instructor will be the only video that is visible next to the content the instructor is sharing.
  • Side-by-side: Gallery - Everyone that is in the Zoom session will be visible next to the content the instructor is sharing. 

 

 

4. The recommended Zoom view for a Hybrid or Flex class is the Side-by-side: Speaker view. 

Note: You can change the Zoom view at any time during class. The Zoom view you select is only for you and does not change the view for others in the class.

 

 

5. You can Pin your instructor's video, if you wish, to keep the video on the instructor's video while in Side-by-side: Speaker view, put your mouse over your instructors video. 

Click the 3 dots (...) in the upper right corner of the video and select Pin.

This will keep the instructors video as the main video during class.

Note: To remove or cancel a pinned video, put your mouse over the video you pinned and click Remove Pin from the upper left corner of the video.

5. To make the content your instructor shares and the video larger or smaller, locate the two small white lines between the content and the video.

Click and drag the lines to the left or the right to make the video and/or content larger or smaller. 

 

0 (0)
Article Rating (No Votes)
Rate this article
Attached Files
There are no attachments for this article.
Comments
There are no comments for this article. Be the first to post a comment.
Name
Email
Related Articles RSS Feed
Students - Connecting to Zoom Meetings via Blackboard or a Link
Viewed 13241 times since Thu, Apr 9, 2020
Faculty - Adding Zoom to your Course in Blackboard
Viewed 5934 times since Tue, Mar 31, 2020
Faculty - Polling in Zoom
Viewed 462 times since Thu, Jul 22, 2021
Faculty, Staff, and Students - Logging into your MC3 Zoom Account
Viewed 1361 times since Fri, Sep 3, 2021
Students - Connecting to a Zoom Meeting via Zoom Computer Application
Viewed 4770 times since Wed, Apr 1, 2020
Faculty - Tech Checklist - Hybrid/Flex Classroom
Viewed 470 times since Wed, Jun 16, 2021
Faculty and Staff - Best Practices for Hosting Secure Virtual Sessions/Meetings
Viewed 12753 times since Thu, Apr 9, 2020
Access a Zoom Meeting from Mobile Device
Viewed 1455 times since Thu, Oct 8, 2020
Faculty - Record a Zoom Meeting and Access Zoom Recordings
Viewed 3521 times since Wed, Apr 1, 2020
Administration, Faculty and Students - Updating your Zoom Application
Viewed 694 times since Fri, Jan 15, 2021

Need Help?