Good for both synchronous and asynchronous teaching

Zoom, including Zoom Meeting, and Zoom Webinar, is available for both synchronous and asynchronous teaching.


  • Video and/or audio meetings by computer or phone
  • Record meetings
  • Screen sharing with annotation
  • Virtual whiteboard and other collaboration tools
  • Integration with Outlook and Canvas

Zoom Meeting is recommended for

  • Classes < 300 participants
  • Classes that encourage interactions among students, where all students can share their screens and chat via video and audio, e.g. tutorials

Compare with Zoom Webinar, Blackboard Collaborate, Mediasite, and Canvas

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