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Screencasting with an iPad and Zoom

Posted October 23, 2020

Zoom allows the same individual to connect to a meeting using multiple devices, so long as they are of different types (for example, from a computer and a iPad, but not two computers). Because of this, Zoom offers a workaround for mirroring an iPad screen to a podium computer in a classroom and capturing a […]

Zoom-Panopto Integration

Posted September 16, 2020
Meeting Recordings

With our Zoom-Panopto integration, the recording of any Zoom meeting you host and record to the cloud will be placed into Panopto automatically into your Meeting Recordings folder, which is a sub-folder of your My Folder in Panopto (note: you can also now schedule Zoom meetings through Moodle using the Moodle-Zoom activity). If your meeting […]

Panopto: Editing Videos

Posted September 10, 2020

Once you’ve recorded or uploaded a video on Panopto, you have the ability to edit your video track and apply the changes to the video right on Panopto. To do this: Underneath your video, click the Edit button to bring up the video editor. Once the video editor is open, you will see the timeline […]

Multiple Cameras in Panopto

Posted August 4, 2020

Panopto allows and supplement or replace the video from a computer’s built-in webcam or room camera with video from an external camera attached to your computer. For example, instructors might add a video from a document camera, or a DIY equivalent such as a webcam on a flexible tripod, to capture video of themselves writing […]

Panopto Capture for Screen Recording

Posted July 23, 2020
Panopto Capture Window

Panopto Capture is a completely browser-based screen capture system that allows users to capture audio, video, and entire screens or application windows. Panopto Capture works well on classroom Mac computers in lieu of the Panopto Recorder App (see Recording Your Lecture: In a Classroom). To create a Panopto Capture video: Visit Bryn Mawr’s online Panopto […]

Recording Your Lecture: In a Classroom

Posted July 22, 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 […]

Panopto: Quizzing

Posted July 21, 2020
Panopto Quiz

Panopto enables video Creators to add quiz questions at any point in a video. (Note that quizzes can only be taken by users who are signed in to Panopto through our Bryn Mawr College account. Learn more about getting a Panopto Account). Adding a quiz in Panopto can be an effective way to engage viewers […]

Panopto: Sharing Recordings

Posted July 15, 2020
Panopto share icon

By default, videos that you create or upload to Panopto will “inherit” or have the same Share settings as the folder in which you place them. Permission Options There are four levels of permissions for videos and folders, in increasing order of visibility or “publicness”: Specific people — Only specific users and groups can view. […]

Panopto: Get an Account

Posted July 7, 2020

Bryn Mawr College subscribes to Panopto, an online lecture-capture and video-streaming service that current faculty, staff and students can use to create, edit, and host streaming video for academic and college business purposes. (Community members looking for place to store and stream personal videos should explore alternative platforms such as YouTube.)  When Do I Need a Panopto Account?  You DO NOT need an account to view publicly available Panopto videos. Simply click on the link or hover over an embedded video […]

Panopto: Enabling Video Downloads

Posted June 17, 2020
Screen shot adjusting settings at the folder level

By default, Panopto is set up to work like YouTube: when you give people Viewer access  videos or share viewing links with them, they will be able to stream the videos (that is, watch in a web browser while connected to the Internet), but NOT download them. Streaming is very Internet-intensive. Allowing viewers to download […]

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