Tip Sheet: Recording Lectures Ahead of Time
Using Zoom to record a lecture
- You can access Zoom via either your Canvas, or via Zoom software and login using SSO.
- Follow instructions on how to record a Zoom session. You can share screen (such as your PPT) while recording a Zoom session. Check how to share screen.
- A mp4 file will be automatically saved to your computer. You can upload this mp4 file to your Canvas course, or share with students via other channels (email). Check how to upload a file to Canvas.
Using Panopto to record a lecture
- You can access Panopto via your Canvas course. If you record a lecture using Panopto in your Canvas course, the media file will be saved automatically to your Course and become available to your students. Check how to enable Panopto in your Canvas course.
- You can share screen while recording in Panopto. Check how to record in Panopto.
- You can also make simple edits in Panopto. Check how to edit a Panopto video.
- Once you finish recording Panopto, here is how you can embed it in your Canvas course.
- Advanced features
- You can do a lot more with Panopto such as embedding quizzes, checking viewing analytics.
- If you are interested in learning how CNDLS introduces Panopto to faculty, you can check Digital Webinar: Engaging Students with Panopto, in which we walked through how to create lectures in Panopto, edit videos in Panopto, create quizzes in lectures etc.
Please keep in touch and let us know what support you need and we will connect you with a CNDLS staff member or other support staff member. You can contact us at any time at firstname.lastname@example.org.