If you plan to record your Zoom class sessions, follow this tutorial to learn how to set your Zoom recording settings and how to record your Zoom class session properly to ultimately uploaded to  a video host like Kaltura and linked or embedded in Canvas.

Step 1: Setup Correct Recording Settings in Zoom

Let's begin. Before you schedule your Zoom class meeting, go to your Zoom settings and change your Zoom recording settings.

Go to the UMN Zoom webpage and login.

Click on Settings in the left navigation menu.

Click on the Recording tab.

In the Recording settings section, under Cloud recording, select Record active speaker with shared screen. Now when you record to the cloud in Zoom, your video will include the video thumbnail and the shared screen together. 

Make sure to click the Save

On the UMN Zoom webpage, click on Settings from the left vertical menu then select the Recording tab at the top. You want to make sure the option "Record active speaker with shared screen" is selected. Slick Save at the bottom

Step 2: Zoom Recording

Schedule your Zoom meeting with your class using the Zoom integration in your Canvas course site.

While you're in your Zoom class meeting, the first thing you should do before you start to record is to ask your students if it's alright to record the Zoom class meeting. If there are some students that don't want to be on video, turn on the Spotlight video feature to ensure that your video will be the only one in the recording. 

To set Spotlight video on your video thumbnail, click on the ... button on your video thumbnail and select Spotlight for Everyone.


Spotlight for Everyone


Next, click on the option to Record. Select Record to the Cloud.


Record to the Cloud


Now you can share your presentation and deliver your presentation. When you're done recording, click on the stop button.


Stop Recording


Once you stop the recording, you will see a pop-up window show up. Click on the Stop Recording button.


Stop Cloud Recording

Step 3: Obtain your Zoom Recording

After a short while you will receive an email with a link to your recording. Click on the link to your Zoom recording. 


Zoom Recording Link


Next, use your mouse to roll over the Shared screen with speaker view and click on the download button to download your Zoom recording.

Download Zoom Recording