If your instructor is using the raise hand option in Zoom, you can click an icon to let the instructor know you want to speak. To raise your hand and provide other nonverbal feedback:

  1. Join a Zoom meeting as a participant.
  2. Click the Participants button.
    participants icon
  3. Click one of the icons to provide feedback to the instructor. Click the icon again to remove it.
    Note: You can only have one icon active at a time.
    Status icons
    • Raise Hand / Lower Hand
    • yes
    • no
    • go slower
    • go faster
    • Additional icons are available by clicking the more button:
      • agree
      • disagree
      • clap
      • need a break
      • away

The icon will appear next to your name in the participants list.

participants name displaying their raise hand icon
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