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Resources Inside Canvas

Zoom - web meeting software

Zoom is a cloud-based service that provides online meetings, content sharing, and video conferencing capabilities. All staff and students at FIU are entitled to a Zoom account. For information about acquiring your FIU Zoom account, please visit Zoom at FIU.

  • Canvas Groups Area (check your course, not all tools may be enabled)
    • Group Discussions: Users within the group can create and manage their own forums and discuss topics with just the group members. Instructors can use Group Discussions to evaluate group participation.
    • Group Announcements: Users within a group can create announcements visible to all group members.
    • Group Conferences: Users in a group can start their own virtual meeting rooms.
    • Group Pages: Users within a group can edit and view their group pages. Group pages are areas for student collaboration.
    • Group Collaborations: Users can create a Google Doc and work in projects as a group.
    • Group Files: Group members and instructors can share files in this area. All members, as well as instructors, can add files. They can also delete files, regardless of who added them.