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Zoom & Online Teaching Assistance

Online Guides and Information

Below are a few documents to assist you in scheduling your course in Zoom and using Zoom (and its features) for your online course meetings. It is strongly encouraged to attend a department training, look at the university trainings, and look through the Texas State Zoom page to see what resources are available to you for help.

If you have questions or would like individual training with Scott, please email him directly ( to setup an appointment.

Department Training

The Department of Political Science will offer trainings before each semester of online instruction. Training sessions will be added on a per-semester basis.

Please notify Scott ( if you would like to attend or have questions about an upcoming training. It is strongly encouraged you attend at least one of these trainings to familiarize yourself with scheduling your course in Zoom as well as managing a Zoom call with your entire class in it.

Scott is also available by appointment for a more direct training for your instruction needs. If you would like to schedule an appointment, please email him requesting one.

Further Training and Resources

Additionally, the university is offering a wide range of training to help meet your specific course needs online. Please look over the current listed courses and attend any if needed:

University Online Training Sessions

Also, Texas State's Zoom website has resources available to you to familiarize yourself with the function of the software for online instruction.