Schedule and Join Zoom Meetings in Moodle

HKU Moodle is integrated with Zoom through which teachers can schedule Zoom meetings and students can join these meetings directly under their Moodle courses.

For the quick start guide and other useful information on the use of Zoom, please click here.

User Guide (video tutorial)

For Teachers to Schedule Zoom Meetings in Moodle

  1. Download the Zoom client
  2. Go to the Zoom Download Center or hku.zoom.us to download the Zoom client (Zoom Client for Meetings) or app (Zoom Cloud Meetings).

  3. Create a Course Zoom Meeting 
    1. Login to Moodle and go to the Moodle course you wish to add a Zoom meeting.
    2. Under the Navigation block > Add Common Functions menu, click to select “Zoom Meeting” to enter the setting page.
    3. Shortcut to create zoom activity
    4. In the setting page, the “Zoom Meeting” option is selected by default in the Preconfigured tool. Click “Save and return to course” button at the bottom of the setting page.
    5. Add Zoom activity to Moodle
    6. The Course Zoom Meeting is created under the selected Moodle course.
    7. Zoom activity in Moodle
  4. Schedule a course meeting
    1. Click “Course Zoom Meeting”.
    2. Select “Schedule a New Meeting”.
    3. Schedule a meeting    
    4. Input the date, time and duration of the meeting.  Click “Save” to save the meeting.
    5. Course zoom meeting setup
    6. The Zoom meeting schedule is created. The teacher can click the “Start” button to start the scheduled Zoom meeting.
    7. Course Zoom Meeting list
    8. After “Start” is clicked, a pop-up window is shown asking to open the Zoom client program.
    9. Select zoom client
    10. After the Zoom client is open, the meeting will be started.
    11. Zoom client open
    12. Below is a quick reference of the Zoom menu bar.
    13. Zoom quick reference

For Students to Join Zoom Meetings in Moodle

  1. Download the Zoom client
  2. Go to the Zoom Download Center or hku.zoom.us to download the Zoom client (Zoom Client for Meetings) or app (Zoom Cloud Meetings).
  3. Participate in Zoom meeting
    1. Login to Moodle and go to the Moodle course you wish to join a Zoom meeting.
    2. Click “Course Zoom Meeting” created by the teacher.
    3. Click the Course Zoom Meeting
    4. Under the Course Zoom Meeting page, click “Join”.
    5. Select zoom meeting in zoom activity
    6. A pop-up window is shown asking to open the Zoom client program.
    7. Start the zoom client
    8. You will then join the Zoom meeting.
    9. Join the zoom meeting
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