Zoom is a great way to teach and help students. You can talk to them, see their faces, share your screen, have them share their screen. At SPC, Zoom integrates with and is accessible from MyCourses. 

Note: It is recommended that Faculty using Zoom complete a 30-minute, self-paced training workshop before using Zoom with students. You can enroll in the Intro to Zoom workshop in the On Demand Trainings section of MyCourses.

Step-by-Step: Adding a Zoom Meeting to Course Content Module
  1. Click on Communicate | Zoom Video Conferencing

  2. On the next screen click Accept 

  3.  Then click Schedule a New Meeting

    Note: Click this link to view a video for details on the set up of your Zoom meeting

    Students will now see the Meeting(s) listed when they select Zoom Video Conferencing from the Communicate Tab. 


Meeting Settings
Meeting Name
Date and Time 
Length of Meeting
Check this box if you want one to create a meeting that will have several occurrences at the same time and day of week. This is preferable for Live-Online courses. 
Requires students to sign up to attend meeting.
Participants will be asked to provide a password to enter the meeting. The auto-generated passcode can be edited or removed.
Waiting Room:
Prevents students from joining the meeting until the host manually grants them access to enter.  You will see a notification in the meeting that each participant is waiting to enter.
Only allows participants with an SPC email to join the meeting. 
Video Settings:
Determines if the participants cameras will be on or off upon meeting entry. 
Audio Settings:
Do not change this setting. The default allows participants to hear via phone or computer.
Meeting Options:
Alternative Hosts:
Various settings. 'Join before host' allows students to start the meeting before you (the faculty) arrives. 


If you are co-facilitating with other faculty or have a guest speaker, you can add their email addresses here to make them alternative hosts.






































4. After you have it all set up,  you can start the meeting at the time it is scheduled to begin. 


For additional features on teaching with Zoom check out the following video: 

Teaching with Zoom a Beginners Tutorial - This video guides you on the Basics of Zoom, Managing Participants, Sharing your Screen, Sharing PowerPoint or other presentation software, how to share files through Zoom, Managing the Chat area, Learn about Reactions, and more. 



Questions? Contact the MyCourses Support Team by email at  MyCourses4Faculty@spcollege.edu 
or by phone at 727-341-3500 (Hours: Mon.- Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. EST).

For after hours or weekend assistance, contact the SPC Helpdesk at 727-791-2795 or onlinehelp@spcollege.edu 

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