Tech Documentation

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 involves converting the audio content of an event (e.g., lecture, webinar or performance) to text that is displayed and synchronized with visual content. For a live, in-person event, captions are often displayed on a large screen near the podium or stage. For an online event, captions are displayed at the bottom of the window […]

Security and Zoom

Posted April 6, 2020

As the most popular web-conferencing solution on the market (some industry analyses estimate it has almost double the market share of competitors like Go To Meeting), Zoom has become a target for online trolling attacks. Zoom is also facing several investigations and lawsuits about the transparency and security of its practices for sharing data with […]

Advanced Features in Zoom

Posted April 3, 2020

In this documentation you will learn how to use: Breakout rooms Polling Remote Control Feature Co-hosts Table of Contents: Breakout rooms Polling Remote Control Feature Co-hosts   Breakout rooms: Zoom allows you to split your students/meeting participants into separate breakout rooms for small group projects and discussions. Breakout rooms are enabled by default for Bryn […]

Install the Zoom Add-In for Webmail/Outlook

Posted April 3, 2020
Screen shot of Zoom add-in in webmail

Adding the Zoom for Outlook add-in to Webmail or the Outlook desktop app enables you to schedule Zoom meetings from within those applications, just as you can with Teams and Skype for Business. If you use both Webmail and the Outlook desktop app, adding the add-in to one will also install it on the other. […]

Scheduling and Hosting Zoom Meetings with the Outlook/Webmail Add-In

Posted April 3, 2020

This article explains how to schedule Zoom meetings using the Zoom plugin for Outlook/Office365. Note that using this plug-in is optional, you only need it if you want to create Zoom meetings from within your Outlook/webmail calendar. If you are looking for info on polling, breakout rooms, or recording your meeting, see Advanced Features in […]

Participating in a Zoom Meeting

Posted April 3, 2020

You will need a laptop, desktop computer, or mobile device with Internet access. For the best experience, use headphones to cancel out ambient noise and avoid audio echos. If you want to share video and your device does not have a built-in camera, you will need a webcam.  Zoom has video tutorials and live training […]

Get/Log Into a BMC Zoom Account

Posted April 3, 2020

Zoom is a purpose-built web-conferencing tool. It has features that make it easier to run large collaborative meetings: a fully collaborative whiteboard, polling, and breakout rooms. Personal vs. BMC Zoom Accounts Set Up your BMC Zoom Account Log into your BMC Zoom Account in a Web Browser Log into your BMC Account through the Zoom […]

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