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'Working with Multimedia Files' Archive

Adding the Panopto Block to a Moodle Course

Posted January 23, 2020
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 […]

Editing the Download Settings of Panopto Recordings

Posted January 17, 2020

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 […]

Upload a video to Panopto

Posted January 15, 2020

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); […]

Share and Embed Panopto Recordings in Moodle

Posted January 15, 2020

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 […]

Collecting and Sharing Audiovisual Assignments

Posted January 13, 2020

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 […]

Panopto Overview

Posted January 12, 2020

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 […]

Sharing Panopto Recordings Outside of Moodle

Posted January 12, 2020

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 […]

Recording a Lecture in a Classroom

Posted January 9, 2020

Bryn Mawr subscribes to a lecture capture service called Panopto, which is designed to make it easy for people to record lectures and talks and post the recordings for others to view them. Panopto can simultaneously capture audio and video of a person lecturing and a screencast of what they project overhead from the podium […]

Accessing Adobe Software (Photoshop, Acrobat, etc.)

Posted August 7, 2019

Lab Computers: Bryn Mawr College community members will be prompted to enter their Bryn Mawr username and password each time they use 2019 Adobe software. Haverford and Swarthmore community members can access Adobe software in Bryn Mawr College labs and classrooms by signing up for a free Adobe ID at and using that credential […]

WeVideo: Finishing and Sharing Videos

Posted May 31, 2019

When you have finished editing your project you need to “finish,” or export it as a video, in order to share it. Go to your Dashboard, find the project and click Edit. Click the Finish tab. Give the finished video a title. Select a resolution. Keep in mind that the higher the resolution, the larger […]

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