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'Panopto' Archive

Captioning in Panopto

Posted April 1, 2021

Panopto is the College’s primary lecture capture and streaming audio/video hosting platform. There are several ways to add captions to recordings hosted in Panopto, and you can add multiple files in different languages to provide translated subtitles as well as same-language captions. Once captions are added, viewers will be able to turn them on during […]

Panopto: Using the Panopto Quiz Activity to Connect Panopto Quizzes to the Moodle Gradebook

Posted January 29, 2021
Panopto Quiz Activity

With a new activity in Moodle called Panopto Quiz, you can now connect in-video quizzes you’ve created in Panopto to report grades to the Moodle gradebook. To do this, you’ll need to have already created the quiz in the Panopto video and make sure the finished video is connected to your course in Moodle. You […]

Using Zoom to “Mirror” an iPad in a Classroom

Posted October 23, 2020

If you are using a iOS or Android tablet to write on screen during a lecture, you may want to “mirror” it to a laptop or the podium computer to project overhead and record what you are projecting using Panopto. However, can be difficult to “mirror” in a classroom: wifi connections using AirPlay or AirServer […]

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, Panopto recordings “inherit” — or have the same Share settings as — the folder in which they are stored. You can edit Share settings at the folder or individual recording level. Viewer Permission Levels There are four viewer permission levels, in increasing order of visibility or “publicness”: Specific people — Only specific users […]

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 […]

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