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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Panopto: Get Emailed When Videos are Posted

Posted March 23, 2020
Screen shot turn on emails for course

Panopto can notify viewers when new videos are posted to a particular course or shared folder, but it is a two-part opt-in process.  If either of these is disabled, an individual won’t get a notification email. Turn On Notifications at the Course/Folder level: If you want your students or other viewers to be able to […]

Zoom-Panopto Integration

Posted March 19, 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. If your meeting is for a course and you’ve scheduled the meeting by using the Moodle-Zoom activity, the meeting recording will be placed automatically into the appropriate course folder in Panopto. If […]

Panopto Overview

Posted March 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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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