Zoom video live-stream is free to use but you need to set up an account and download the software PRIOR to the event.
Setting Up Zoom
Here is the link to sign up for Zoom: https://zoom.us/signup
Please do this step as soon as possible since this platform is now being used by many more businesses and schools during this crisis.
If you need more help here is a link to the Zoom help section: Zoom – Getting Started
The above links are for the US zoom website, if you are in another country and need a local page please Google: zoom signup.
Joining the Class Livestream
Once you have the Zoom software installed you can join the meeting from your computer or mobile device. You may also call in and listen, see below for more information.
If you encounter any issues, please check the zoom website or chat for help.Online Video live-stream
When it is time to join the meeting, click on the blue bar that says ‘Click here to join online via Zoom’ a new window will open with a dialog box at the top of the screen.
New window – click ‘open zoom.us.app’
New window – click on ‘join audio’
New dialog box – click ‘join with computer audio’
Once you have done this go to the bottom left corner of the screen and look at the microphone icon to ensure you have a red line through it if you don’t please click on the microphone icon to MUTE your microphone.