Google Hangouts Meet vs Zoom
A variety of web-conferencing platforms are available online. These tools allow users to remotely meet online and most offer video, voice, and text communication. Web-conferencing is useful for distance learning, web interviews, guest speakers in a class or meeting, as well as webinars and trainings. The two main web-conferencing platforms supported by Instructional Technologies at PLU are Google Hangouts Meet and Zoom. However, if you need help with any other tool, please feel free to reach out for assistance.
Google Hangouts MeetIntegrated with Google Calendar, Google Hangouts Meet is a simple, user-friendly web-conferencing tool available to all PLU members. Use Google Meet for straightforward meetings and interviews.
ZoomZoom is a popular web-conferencing platform that has a variety of group collaboration features. It’s a good choice for webinars, trainings, and hosting online team/class meetings.
Basic (free) vs ProThe Basic version of Zoom is free and includes a lot of features, but is limited to 40 minute group meetings. The Pro version allows for meetings longer than 40 minutes and has a polling feature. PLU has a limited number of Pro licenses, which you can request by contacting email@example.com. Refer to Zoom's pricing information for more details about Pro license features.
Google Hangouts Meet
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