Carnegie Mellon University

Using Hybrid Technology with Resident VC

These instructions apply to spaces with resident video conference technology (see list of rooms with resident video conferencing). 

Doherty Hall A302 and Wean 5328 Instructions

Baker Hall A51
Baker Hall A53
Doherty Hall A302
Doherty 1211
Gates 4307
Hall of Arts 160
Posner 147
Wean 4623
Wean 5328

Not in one of these spaces? Go to standard hybrid instructions

Step 1: Share Screen with In-Person Students

Connect your laptop to and share your screen for in-person students

  1. Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop to use the touch panel and videoconference technology.
  2. Under Device on the touch panel, tap Laptop. Your screen will be shared using the room projector in the classroom.
  3. (If applicable) Under Display Controls, tap Left-, Right- or Both- to set the display location.

Note: Your screen is NOT yet shared with remote students. It is only shared with in-person students in the classroom. 

Step 2: Share Screen with Remote Students

Join and start a meeting in Zoom for remote students

  1. Under Actions on the touch panel, select Zoom.
  2. Enter the Meeting ID (and password if required). 
  3. Tap Join Meeting.
  4. Under Videoconference Controls, tap Presentation and then tap Laptop. Your screen will be shared with remote students.

TIP! As the meeting host,  you can adjust Zoom settings for security, manage participants, monitor chat, set participant controls and more!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HOSTING A MEETING OR CLASS

Step 3: Adjust Settings for Remote Students

Adjust videoconference settings for remote students

  1. Under Actions on the touch panel, select Videoconference
  2. Under Videoconference Controls:
    1. Select the camera to adjust and then use the Pan/Tilt or Zoom buttons. This will adjust the camera view of the room for remote students.
    2. Use the slider to increase or decrease the Videoconference Volume. This will adjust the volume in the room and for remote students.

Alternate Instructions for Doherty Hall A302 & Wean 5328

Connect your laptop to and share your screen for in-person students

  1. Connect the HDMI cable to your laptop to connect to the touch panel and and videoconference technology.
  2. Under Device to Display on the touch panel, tap Laptop. Your screen will be shared using the room projector in the classroom.
  3. (If applicable) Tap Left Display Options or Right Display Options to set the display location.

Note: Your screen is not yet shared with remote students. It is only shared with in-person students in the classroom. 

Join and start a meeting in Zoom for remote students

  1. Tap Call/Answer on the touch panel.
  2. Tap Join a meeting using Zoom and enter the Meeting ID using the number pad. 
  3. Tap Share and then tap Laptop. Your screen will be shared with remote students.

TIP! As the meeting host,  you can adjust Zoom settings for security, manage participants, monitor chat, set participant controls and more!

LEARN MORE ABOUT HOSTING A MEETING OR CLASS

Adjust videoconference settings for remote students

  1. Tap Camera and adjust camera controls (as needed). This will adjust the camera view of the room for remote students.
  2. Adjust the Volume (as needed). This will adjust the the volume of remote students within the room.