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Captioning

Posted April 22, 2020
Captioning Decision tree

Captioning Decision-tree What is captioning? Captioning refers to audio content that is converted to text and synchronized with video. There are two methods of captioning: Automatic speech recognition (ASR): Also known as machine-generated captions, ASR captions can be produced quickly yet are typically only 75% accurate. Human-generated captions: Meet Section 508 compliance guidelines for accuracy […]

Panopto: Get an Account

Posted March 31, 2020

Currently Panopto is configured to identify, authorize and provision accounts through Moodle, which means you will need to access it through Moodle the first time you use it in order to record or upload videos. (Viewers do not necessarily need a Panopto account or Moodle access to see videos hosted in Panopto: see Sharing Panopto […]

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 […]

Using Panopto: A Student Guide to Uploading and Recording Videos

Posted March 13, 2020

Overview Panopto, Bryn Mawr’s lecture capture system, is a great resource for students–enabling people to quickly record presentations or lectures and post the recordings for classmates to review (e.g. the ability to specifically post PowerPoint or Keynote presentations). Not only that, but Panopto also offers features that help make the recordings themselves more interactive (e.g. […]

Upload a Video to Panopto

Posted March 12, 2020

In addition to using Panopto to record lectures, presentations, or talks at home (Recording Your Lecture: Outside the Classroom or Off-Campus) or in classrooms that are set up for that purpose (see Recording Your Lecture: in a Classroom), faculty members and students can also upload videos created or recorded elsewhere into Panopto to share them […]

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 […]

Recording Your Lecture: Outside the Classroom or Off-Campus

Posted March 11, 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 […]

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 […]

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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