How do Breakout Rooms work? | Zoom
During a session the lecturer is able to split the students up into smaller groups. The students will then be moved to different sessions, where they can, for example, discuss a group assignment. The host can also opt to let students choose their own breakout room manually.
Division by the lecturer
- Click Join.
The lecturer can send a message to all breakout rooms from the main session. That will look like this:
The message from the host will disappear after a few seconds.
Choose your own breakout room manually
- At the bottom of the menu bar a Breakout Rooms icon will appear. Click it.
- Click Join behind your preferred room.
Ask the lecturer for help from the Breakout Room
The host of the session, which is usually the lecturer, can drop by in a Breakout Room to see how everyone is doing. You can also ask the lecturer to come to the session yourself, do this by clicking Ask for Help.
- Click Ask for Help.
- Click Invite Host. The host will now receive a notification of your invitation. When the invitation gets refused you will receive a notification. When the lecturer has time to help, they will participate in your breakout room.