Getting started with Google Meet
There are many variables that affect the quality of online teaching. The next chapter, Chapter 11, Strategies for a Successful Online Class, will go through some of the concepts beyond Google Meet that contribute to online teaching. Regardless, each meeting generally requires settings for audio, video, and conference controls.
Google Meet audio and video settings
When joining a meeting from devices with built-in cameras and microphones such as laptops, Chromebooks, or mobile devices, Google Meet will detect and select the integrated hardware. However, desktop computers may require microphone, speaker, and webcam peripherals before being able to use Google Meet effectively.
In fact, many laptop and Chromebook setups use peripheral devices, often connected through USB, to enhance the video conferencing experience. Because most of these peripherals relate to a desktop or laptop environment, these instructions will focus on those devices. To adjust...