Stand firm, let nothing move you. Always give yourself to the work of the Lord, knowing that your labour in the Lord is not in vain. (1 Cor 15:58)
Many are using Zoom and other platforms which enable face-to-face discussions with multiple people.
Online IMTN Zoom meetings on training
To begin our conversation we are hosting two meetings for training leaders on Zoom. If you would like to talk to one of us one-to-one about getting your training online please get in touch. If you would like to talk with other training leaders about ways to synergise at this time drop in to our Zoom calls on Thursday 2nd April and Tuesday 7th April at 12noon GMT (1pm British Summer Time)
Please join us and meet other leaders of training institutions and training organisations. Enjoy a first tutorial from Kate Wiseman and Mark Hedinger in using Zoom for training and hear from others in a similar situation to you.
How to join our IMTN Zoom call:
You do NOT need to subscribe to Zoom and you do NOT need to download the Zoom app. To join us on either or both of our Zoom calls just click on the meeting link below. PLEASE NOTE that the time is GMT.
Meeting date and time: Thursday 2nd April, 12noon GMT (1pm British Summer Time)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 488 411 2757
Meeting date and time: Tuesday 7th April, 12 GMT (1pm British Summer Time)
Join Zoom Meeting
Meeting ID: 488 411 2757
We hope to see you soon and are eager to see how - in line with our IMTN motto - our conversations will lead to action.
Resource people on the calls:
Kate Wiseman - who works at All Nations Christian College in the UK. Kate has been involved in missionary training online for more than a decade. Her doctoral study was in online learning!
Mark Hedinger - who leads CultureBound out of Portland, Oregon, USA and in the last two years has successfully shifted their intercultural training online.
Bennie Wolvaardt - Co-founder and CEO of Veritas International, based in Perth, Australia, at the forefront of competency-based theological training and most recently has been shifting their MA programme online, including establishing online libraries.
Ruth Wall - Long time m-trainer, residential and online, and currently delivering a four-month online training for a group of leaders across Central Asia using the free g suite classroom.
Other Resources on the Use of Zoom in General
A written quick start guide: https://itld.psu.edu/training/participating-zoom-meeting-quick-start-guide
Helpful video on how to set up a Zoom meeting: Click here
4 minute video for getting the best out of video church meetings https://vimeo.com/401232380?ref=fb-share&1
Zoom Video Communications Training
Kindly provided by the media team of Crossway Baptist Church in Australia - www.crossway.org.au
Part 1: https://youtu.be/arLqpiD41Kc
Jump to the timestamp below for the following topics...
00:07 What is Zoom?
01:00 Installing Zoom
03:00 Scheduling a Zoom meeting in Microsoft Outlook
03:40 Generate or join a Zoom meeting from a Zoom account
04:20 Setting up a Zoom account screen overview
10:00 Zoom Interface Basic Overview
12:10 Screen sharing in Zoom
15:00 Recording Zoom meeting
15:30 Zoom Chat Feature
17:15 Helpful Tips & FAQ
A step by step walkthrough of Zoom
Zoom Video Communications Training Part 2 - Basics 1 Walkthrough
Walkthrough Zoom Basics Part1
00:20 Setting up a free Zoom account
01:50 Run a test meeting
02:00 Testing your audio and microphone
03:05 Testing your camera
03:35 Basic video and audio settings/preferences
04:46 Muting your microphone
06:25 Share screen basic preferences
06:45 Virtual Background quick look
Zoom Video Communications Training Pt 3 - Basics 2 Walkthrough
00:08 Zoom Account Basics
02:26 Add Microsoft Outlook Calendar Zoom Plugin
02:50 Schedule a Zoom Meeting in Microsoft Outlook Calendar
05:49 Preparing for a Zoom Meeting
07:42 Accessing the scheduled meeting from Microsoft Outlook
Zoom Video Communications Training Part 4 - Basics 3 Walkthrough
00:07 Using the Zoom Client Desktop Application
00:12 Downloading the Zoom Client Desktop Application
00:25 Zoom Client Application Interface Basics
01:32 Zoom Client Chat 02:48 Zoom Meetings
03:05 Start, join or schedule a Zoom meeting using the Zoom Client Desktop Application
Walkthrough training video Part 5 for Zoom featuring the ‘Waiting Room' feature
00:12 Set up & host a meeting with the ‘Waiting Room’ feature
01:30 Schedule the meeting through MS Outlook
02:48 Participant’s view of Waiting Room
03:57 Join a meeting through MS Outlook
05:45 Manage Waiting Room Guests
06:40 Speaker and Gallery View Options with meeting examples
08:24 Virtual Backgrounds
Zoom Video Communications Training Pt 6 (Breakout Room Feature)
Breakout rooms are a great way of creating a smaller meeting space separate to the main Zoom meeting for your participants to facilitate small group discussion or training.
00:13 How to use the 'Breakout Room' Feature
00:18 Assigning people to a breakout room
01:26 Adding breakout rooms
02:04 Opening breakout rooms
03:18 Asking meeting host for help in a breakout room
04:20 Send a message to breakout rooms
04:52 Closing breakout rooms
Zoom Video Communications Training Part 7 (Recording Feature)
00:07 How to use the 'Record' feature in Zoom meetings
00:24 Set up and prepare to record a Zoom meeting
01:55 How to check your PC or Mac has enough storage for a recording
02:52 Zoom Application recording preference settings
06:00 Zoom website recording preference settings
06:20 Cloud recordings06:53 Local recordings
08:58 Recording in a meeting (pausing and stopping recording)
11:11 Recording formats and sharing with your audience
For quick access to all future training videos, we are adding them to an unlisted 'Team Crossway' playlist here
Alternatives to Zoom
Theological Education in General
ICETE (International Council for Evangelical Theological Education with forums to contribute stories, prayer, and resources and information about the ICETE Academy.
ICETE (International Council for Evangelical Theological Education Facebook page with interviews with Theological Education.
Live Streaming Events
Live Streaming Guide: https://indigitous.org/live-streaming-guide/
General Covid19 Resources