Question: What makes a good breakout session?

The best event breakout sessions include a participatory element that builds engagement and distinguishes the breakout from more passive conference moments, such as the keynote and panel discussions. They also have facilitators who know how to lead sessions and draw participants out, without being overbearing.

How do you facilitate a zoom breakout session?

To enable breakout rooms for your Zoom account, in your Zoom site, go to Settings, then in your In Meeting (Advanced) settings, enable Breakout room. Also check Allow host to assign participants to breakout rooms when scheduling. b. Click Create, then assign participants to breakout rooms and re-name rooms, if needed.

What does break out session mean?

An event breakout session or breakout meeting is a workshop-style group activity designed for problem-solving, generally (but not always!) focused around the conference or event theme. Often, breakout participants rejoin the full group to present or discuss the results of the workshop.

Can Zoom record your breakout rooms?

If the meeting is being cloud recorded, it will only record the main room, regardless of what room the meeting host is in. If local recording is being used, it will record the room the participant who is recording is in. Multiple participants can record locally. You can create up to 50 breakout rooms.

Can the host hear you in a breakout room?

Breakout room participants have full audio, video and screen sharing capabilities. The host of the meeting will not be assigned to a breakout room and cannot see or hear what is happening in the breakout rooms during the meeting.

Can you zoom record breakout rooms?

Recording while in a breakout room If the host has already open the breakouts rooms, they can join your breakout room to allow you to record. Click Record in the meeting controls to start a local recording. Click the pause or stop icon in the meeting controls to pause or stop the recording.

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