Web conferencing

Web conferencing

Web conferencing facilitates real-time online communication and collaboration. Zoom is Macquarie’s web conferencing tool, it provides video and voice communication, text chat, interactive whiteboard, screen sharing and annotation. Through Zoom you can include an external guest speaker in your lecture and offer real-time online tutorials and virtual consultations for students.

To use Zoom, login using your MQ OneID. You will be prompted to download the Zoom software, this will only take a minute. You will have access to a Zoom Basic account where you can hold online meetings for 40 minutes at a time with up to 50 participants. If you would like to use Zoom with more than 50 participants, please email ilearn.help@mq.edu.au to discuss alternative solutions.

Record an online meeting

Guide your students/participants

You can provide your students/participants with the guide on how to download Zoom and join an online meeting [PDF - 695k].

Further guides are at the Zoom Support Centre.

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