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Add/Remove Users in a Moodle Site

A role determines what privileges and powers an individual has within a Moodle course. Moodle Roles Moodle has two “Teacher” roles, both of which enable the user to view and grade coursework of students in the course: Teacher: Can also create and edit course resources (e.g. files, URLs, etc.) and activities (e.g., Quizzes, Forums). Non-editing […]

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Adding the Panopto Block to a Moodle Course

Screenshot of the Panopto block in Moodle

When a Panopto block is added to a course and “provisioned,” it creates a parallel course folder on the Panopto server. Anyone with a Teacher role in the Moodle course will have a Creator permissions for the Panopto folder and and anyone with an Auditor or Registered Student role in the Moodle course will have […]

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Editing the Download Settings of Panopto Recordings

By default, anyone with a Student role in a Moodle course site can watch Panopto recordings for the course in several ways: Watch in a web browser over a Internet connection Stream video to a Panopto app on their mobile device Download the recordings and audio and video podcasts versions of the recordings to view offline […]

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Upload a video to Panopto

In addition to using Panopto to record lectures and talks in the classrooms that are set up for that purpose (see Recording a Lecture in a Classroom), you can also upload videos created or recorded elsewhere into Panopto to share it with viewers. They can be uploaded to Panopto from any computer (Mac or PC); […]

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Share and Embed Panopto Recordings in Moodle

Accessing a Course’s Recordings: the Panopto Moodle Block Anyone with a Student role in a Moodle course can view all of a course’s recordings in the Panopto Moodle block, pictured below. Each of the recordings will be listed under Completed Recordings. By default, this block is in the right sidebar of new course shells. If […]

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Moodle Text Editor

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The buttons on the Moodle text editor enable you to format text, add links and embedded media, record and embed short video or audio files, add mathematical equations and special characters, and check the accessibility of web content you are creating. You can hover the cursor over a button for on-screen text description. From left […]

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Collecting and Sharing Audiovisual Assignments

Faculty planning to assign projects that require students to produce audiovisual recordings may be wondering about how to collect this work. Examples of recording assignments might include longform edited audio pieces, weekly recorded oral practice in language courses, or recordings of group presentations. This Tech Doc is a comparison of several tools that might be used […]

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Panopto Overview

Panopto, Bryn Mawr’s lecture capture system, enables instructors to quickly record classes or lectures and post the recordings for students to review. Not only that, but Panopto also offers features that help make the recordings more interactive as well (e.g. creating quizzes or PDFs to insert). To begin, instructors can simply log in to Panopto […]

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Sharing Panopto Recordings Outside of Moodle

Panopto is integrated with Moodle in order to make it easy for faculty to record classes, talks, instructional videos and share it with students in their courses. However, you can also give anyone access to a Panopto video you’ve recorded by getting a anonymous public link to the video and sharing it with them. Anyone who […]

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Questionnaire: Collecting Info from Students in Moodle

The Moodle Questionnaire activity allows you to survey Moodle course participants for the purposes of gathering information. Questions do not have a “right” answer (as they must in Quiz), and responses can be anonymous or identified, and can optionally be displayed to students. Questionnaire is useful for gathering biographical or diagnostic information from students at the […]

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