Technology

Zoom Tutorials

By the Members for the Members

If you would like to connect with other U3A members on video or want to take your interest group on-line or run a virtual meeting during lock down, then this may be for you.

It could also help you to keep in touch with family and friends with ease and confidence using video chat and conferencing platforms. (Learning is at the heart of all we do.

U3A Trust Volunteers are hosting Tutorials covering an Introduction to Zoom

The aim of this session is to help you become familiar with the basics of how to use the Zoom platform, what you can do on it, some of the functions (such as splitting into break-out rooms, instant polling, muting everyone!) and how to be safe.

Following feedback from participants our team of on-line tutors have introduced:-

Zoom for Hosting Group Meetings

The aim will be to cover the basics on organising and inviting members to meetings, meeting protocols, managing your group, and showing slides, ensuring fair participation, and generally how to run virtual meetings successfully.

Feedback From U3A members who have recently attended a  U3A Zoom tutorial:

“I am hoping to set up my first meeting of my group tomorrow”

“Reasonably confident……Practice makes perfect!”

“It will be helpful to try this in an informal way with family and friends”

Next Dates:

11th  May Monday  Introduction to Zoom 14:30-15:30

12   May Tuesday  Introduction to Zoom  10:30 -11:30

13th May Wednesday Zoom for Hosting Group Meetings 10:30-11:30

14th  May Thursday Introduction to Zoom   Introduction to Zoom  10:30-11:30

14th May  Thursday  Zoom for Hosting Group Meetings 14:30-15:30

15th May   Friday Zoom for Hosting Group Meetings 10:30 -11:30

You can book yourself on to the next available tutorials by registering and completing the signup form

Introduction to Zoom  https://introduction-to-zoom-series-1.eventbrite.co.uk

Zoom for Hosting Group Meetings – please email NOVolunteer@u3a.org.uk

 A detailed programme for the session will be sent to you once you have registered. You will receive an emailed invitation to join which you will click onto at the assigned date and time. You will join a team of up to 10 other U3A members and the tutor who will take you through all you need to know and organise very easy interactive steps so that you can gain confidence.