Hi, I'm looking to hear thoughts and ideas from anyone designing for / facilitating sessions with Zoom please. Following the new version rolled out towards end of December (5.4.7) there have been some changes to the 'Non-verbal feedback' and 'Reactions' functionality. I can see the benefits of combining the 2 areas to go from a UX point of view, but feel that there are 2 implications for how we facilitate virtual training sessions....
1) green ticks / red crosses automatically clear themselves after 10 seconds. This can make those regular check-ins that we like to do difficult to manage, as the early responders ticks may have disappeared by the time that the slower responders have provided theirs. It makes it difficult to have full confidence that you've had a 100% response rate.
2) there is no longer a coffee cup and clock available, these were both great ways for delegates to signal their temporary absence from the session. I guess we can substitute these with the chat function (asking delegates to pop a comment into chat if away from desk) but again, it's not as convenient and with a busy chat window we could soon lose sight of this info.
How are other people getting on since these changes were rolled out to Zoom? Really interested to hear of your experiences and ideas and new best practice in light of them.
Thanks! : )