When you add a live Zoom event in a course you will have the option to have it as a:
a) Zoom Meeting- for most live courses, this will be the preferred option. Great for smaller groups, learners seeing each other and having a conversation. Ideal for group workshops and collaborations.
b) Zoom Webinar- learners can only see and hear you or whomever you invite to the main stage. Learners can ask questions through the chat function. Ideal for larger groups.
Note: You will need to upgrade to Zoom webinars to support webinars. You can also add non-Zoom events to your course. See Adding Non-Zoom Events here (e.g Clubhouse, WebEx).
Here is how you can add Zoom to an event in your course:
2) Click on the Events Tab and click "+ Add Event"
3) Choose the date & time
4) Select the desired video meeting settings (see below)
5) Select "Next"
6) Decide if you want to send out a notification to members/learners of the new event and customize the email copy. Then select "Submit".
Notifications that an event is about to start will be automatically sent out. 24 hours before and 15 minutes before start time.
If your learners are in different time zones, the event will be correctly calculated for their time zone when they add the event to their calendar. Just make sure the event is in your time zone when you create it.