Have family or friends invited you to join them on Zoom? Are you a little intimidated by using this new-to-you technology?
Never fear! AARP, in collaboration with Senior Planet, have put together a couple of videos on how to use Zoom and how to reduce Zoom fatigue. If you would like to learn even more about Zoom, the Santa Clara County Library District offers a couple of classes through Lynda.com.
AARP/Senior Planet videos
Zoom is a videoconferencing tool that helps people keep in touch. This recording of a live online training session, presented by AARP in collaboration with Senior Planet, will teach you everything you need to know to get started.
Video chatting with multiple people can be taxing on the brain and physically exhausting. Here are some tips on how to video chat without burning out.
Online classes about Zoom through LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com) (offered by Santa Clara County Library District)
Update 2/24/2021: Lynda.com is now LinkedIn Learning for Libraries. Enjoy the same great content.
- Learning Zoom with Garrick Chow
- Zoom: Leading Effective and Engaging Calls with Zach Arnold
Articles related to using Zoom from Santa Clara County Library District resources:
- How to protect your Zoom calls. Harwell, Drew. Washington Post, The, 04 April 2020.
- The Magic to Making Zoom Calls Effective. Hallenbeck, John. States News Service, 22 May 2020.