Using Panopto Recorder 

  1. Open your web browser (we Recommend Mozilla Firefox as some features may not work in other browsers, you can download it HERE
  2. Log into Blackboard
  3. Navigate to your course with the Panopto recording assignment
  4. Navigate to the "Video Lessons" course menu button
  5. Once the Panopto page loads, click on the "Create" button
  6. On the drop down menu that opens, select "Record a New Session"
  7. If you have not installed Panopto on your computer, you can select the appropriate download for your operating system (For windows you can use the 32 bit installer as it works on both 32 and 64 bit systems and for macs you can select either the 10.9 and above installer or the 10.8 installer depending on your system version)
  8. If you have installed Panopto, you should be prompted to launch the Panopto Application
  9. Once Panopto is opened, you'll also want to open your powerpoint presentation, for now we can minimize it
  10. Next you'll want to click on the area to the right of the Folder text
  11. In this drop down menu, you'll be able to select your assignments folder (NOTE: you may have to click the Arrow ">" to the left of your course, to see your assignments folder; It should be a bright blue and not grey)
  12. Next you'll want to change the Name of your assignment using the following format "Last Name_Assignment Name"
  13. After you change the name of your video, you'll want to make sure that your webcam is on (this is done by seeing your picture) and that your microphone is working (you can check this by talking and looking to see if the bars next to the microphone icon light up) (NOTE: If you don't want to be recorded you chose your video source as NONE, however, an audio source must be selected or else the video will not work)
  14. Next click the "Record" button, at the top of the application
  15. Now that your video recording has started, click on the powerpoint icon on your taskbar to open it
  16. Next you'll start your slideshow within powerpoint (This can be done by pressing F5, the slideshow icon at the bottom left of the application, or by clicking the start slideshow button on the ribbon menu)
  17. Proceed with your Presentation, and when you are finished, move on to step 18.
  18. To end the recording, we'll select the green Panopto icon on your taskbar, and click the "Stop Recording" button
  19. That's it! Your Recording will start to be uploaded!

Submitting your Recording in Blackboard

  1. Open your web browser (we Recommend Mozilla Firefox as some features may not work in other browsers, you can download it HERE
  2. Log into Blackboard
  3. Navigate to your course with the Panopto recording assignment
  4. Navigate to the assignment submission area
  5. Click on the "Write Submission" button to the right of the Text Submission text
  6. Click on the arrow to the right of the mashups button (If you do not see this button, click on the two arrows to the right of the text submission area, this will show you more options)
  7. Select Panopto Video from the drop down menu
  8. You'll be brought to a screen where you'll be able select your Panopto video for this assignment by clicking on a checkbox to the left of the video
  9. Once your video has been selected, click on the "Insert Videos" button at the top of the page
  10. Next click on the "Browse My Computer" button to the right of the Attach a File text
  11. Select your powerpoint presentation using your systems file browser
  12. Once you see that your powerpoint presentation has been attached, you're done. All you'll have to do is select the "Submit" button on the top right or bottom right of the page