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Overview

The Replay team offers free training and workshops via Microsoft Teams to departments and individuals wishing to enhance their skills using the lecture capture service.

The Panopto for Beginners session is designed for beginners and offers a broad overview of how to get setup with Panopto and begin recording. The Panopto: Tips, Tricks, Tweaks and Techniques sessions are designed for experienced users and offer in-depth analysis of various features and aim to answer specific technical questions in an informal workshop.

Course Course Description Level Date
Panopto for Beginners
This session, delivered via Microsoft Teams, will start with the basics of how to install the Panopto manual recorder on a Mac or PC. We then look closely at the Panopto manual recording client software and step through all the options for recording video, PowerPoint and screen recordings. Finally, we will cover how your Panopto material can be delivered to students in the Canvas or WebLearn Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).

A recording of this session is also available to view anytime.

To book, please click the date you wish to attend:
 
 
Beginner

Wednesdays 11:00-12:15

Panopto: Tips, Tricks, Tweaks and Techniques

In this drop-in virtual workshop, delivered via Microsoft Teams, and aimed at those who support the use of Panopto in a department - technical support staff, learning technologists and administrators - we explore some of the more complex and hidden-away features of the Panopto software. 

We’ll also discuss workflow and the options for integration with courses within both Canvas and WebLearn. There is no fixed agenda for this workshop - bring your questions and we’ll try to answer them - but topics typically covered in this session are:

  • Setting up a WebLearn site or a Canvas course for Panopto
  • Migrating Panopto content between WebLearn and Canvas
  • Capturing content from an iOS or Android device
  • Exploring the search tool
  • Utilising the automated captioning functionality
  • Uploading an audio or video file and manually synchronising PowerPoint slides
  • Advanced editing techniques including copy/split/merge
  • Optimising and configuring MP4 outputs
  • Adding quizzes to Panopto recordings
Not all topics can be covered during the hour session, so if there is something specific you’d like to us to focus on (or if you want to suggest a topic not listed here), please e-mail replay@it.ox.ac.uk in advance.
 
To book, please click the date you wish to attend:
 
 
Intermediate

Thurdsdays 11:00-12:15

QuickVideo Workshop

This one hour session will give you a quick overview and demonstration of Panopto software within the specific context of creating training videos and videos for online learning. This system has been used around the University and is particularly suitable for creating large amounts of short professional  videos for online courses, for VLE work or for training material.

To help staff members who may be new to this area, a studio-based mobile unit containing all the necessary AV technology, such as cameras and microphones, has been installed in the Media Production studio at IT Services, 13 Banbury Road. The device has been branded ‘QuickVideo’. Recording videos is easy - just bring a set of PowerPoint slides. The presenter can either appear alongside the PowerPoint or be overlayed/chromakeyed into the video in ‘weather presenter’ mode. This style of videos is familiar from online courses (MOOCs) or Molly (LinkedIn Learning) but it can be used to record videos for any purpose including online courses, student support, staff training, promotion, projects reports, etc.

It is expected that you are already familiar with the Panopto software.

  • What is the QuickVideo
  • What kinds of videos can be made
  • Examples from around the University 
  • How to prepare materials to use with Panopto and QuickVideo
  • Overview of the key features and how to use them
Intermediate No upcoming dates

If you are looking for other guides to help you get setup with Replay please click on the Training Material section to watch our how-to videos. Alternatively, if you are having issues or problems recording please refer to the Troubleshooting section which lays out existing error messages. If your issues are not solved through this please email replay@it.ox.ac.uk for further assistance.

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Written by IT Services. Latest revision 15 June 2020