Tech Documentation

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 […]

Library Services: Summer 2020

Posted July 20, 2020

Table of Contents: Overview Requesting Bryn Mawr Library books for curbside pickup Scanning services and Interlibrary Loan EZ-Borrow Book Returns Printing Additional Questions?   Overview On-demand scanning services and curbside pickup of books from the Bryn Mawr circulating library collections for students, faculty and staff are available. Library buildings remain closed. Last updated: August 12, […]

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 […]

Technical Support during COVID-19

Posted June 30, 2020

The following information is subject to change. Last updated: July 7th, 2020 Table of Contents: Overview Limitations to in-person work Protocols: Hygiene and Sanitation Protocols: Quarantining Questions? Overview The following article outlines general procedures and guidelines for Technical Support during COVID-19. At any time, a support representative or community member reserves the right to reschedule […]

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 […]

Microsoft Office – Installing on personal devices

Posted May 13, 2020

Before you start, you will need access to the following: a Bryn Mawr College account a personal laptop or desktop computer with internet access Table of Contents: Office365: Overview Installing Microsoft Office Questions?   Office365: Overview You can install Microsoft Office on up to 5 devices simultaneously including laptops, desktops, smartphones and tablets. *Microsoft Teams […]

Accessing Financial Edge Off Campus

Posted April 24, 2020

Community members working off-campus on a College-provided computer can access Financial Edge. The following instructions will show you how to set that up. Before you start, the are two steps you must complete to be able to set up and use Financial Edge: Set up the College’s VPN (Click here for VPN instructions.) Set up […]

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 […]

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