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Online Platforms

Here are some platforms to support planning with club members and to make online events and meetings happen.

Online Planning Tools

You may find that it is more difficult to work collaboratively with your club when you are working remotely rather than in person. Below are some useful platforms that you can use in order to make planning an easier collaborative effort.

Platform Tutorials Notes
Microsoft Planner Microsoft Planner Video Training Series

• Free with Queen’s Outlook email

• No download required for desktop version

• Can be integrated with OneDrive and Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams Microsoft Teams Video Training Series

• Free with Queen’s Outlook email

• By creating a “team” on the platform, you will be able to: video conference, chat, share documents, and integrate other Microsoft features such as OneDrive

• Requires download of softwareonto device

• Available for desktop and mobile devices

Outlook Outlook Video Training Series

• Free with Queen’s Outlook email

• Can be accessed online, or Outlook app can be downloaded

• When scheduling meetings, can create a scheduled Microsoft Teams video conference call directly into meeting invitation

Google Calendar What you can do with Google Calendar

• Requires a Gmail or Google account

• Available for desktop and mobile devices

• Can be integrated with Google Meet when scheduling meetings

Trello Interactive Trello Tutorial

• Available for desktop and mobile devices

• Requires a Trello account

Online Event & Meeting Platforms

Below are some recommended platforms and apps to help you facilitate engaging meetings, activities and events. You can find links to the websites of these platforms as well as some helpful video tutorials and notes on the key features of each.

Platform Tutorials Notes

Microsoft Teams

How to Use Microsoft Teams For Meetings And Video Conference Calls

Get started with Microsoft Teams Live Events

• Free with Queen’s Outlook email

• Requires download of software onto device

• Available on desktop and mobile devices

• Live event feature can hold 1,000 participants

• Regular limit is 250 participants

• By creating a “team” on the platform, there is also a chat feature, the option to share documents, and integrate other Microsoft features such as OneDrive

Zoom

 

Zoom Best Practices Guide from the SEO

How to Use Zoom

How to Use Zoom Breakout Room Feature

How to Use Zoom Webinar Feature (Pro Accounts)

• Available on desktop and mobile devices

• Waiting room feature

Basic Plan

• Free online meeting software

• Limited to 40-minute meetings

• Limit of 100participants

Pro Plans

• Webinar feature

• Start at $20 per month

• 100+ participants

Cisco Webex

 

How to Use Cisco's Webex Meetings

Basic Plan

• Shows up to 25 people on the screen

• No time limit

• Limit of 100 participants

Pro Plans

• Start at $17.95 per month

• 100+ participants

Google Hangouts

 

How to Use Google Hangouts

• Don’t need to download any software

• Participants require a Gmail or Google account

• Available on desktop and mobile devices

• Limit of 25 participants on a video call

Google Meet

Google Meet Tutorial

• Limit of 100 participants

• Can see 16 participants at once

• Can be integrated with Google Calendar

• Requires a Gmail or Google account

Skype

 

How to Use Skype for Video Conferencing

• Available on desktop and mobile devices

• Features include: chat, video conferencing, calling phone numbers

• Do not need to download any software if only holding a video call

• Limit of 50 participants