Where do I begin?

Panopto is easily configured for use through your eLearn course. Accounts are automatically created for faculty and students through the eLearn course configuration process. 
Help for configuring an eLearn course can be found under Lecture Capture in the Knowledge Base.

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Do I need any special software?

You will need the Panopto Recorder installed on your computer. All lab and classroom computers currently have the Recorder installed.

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Where can I download the Panopto Recorder?

Download the Recorder from your eLearn Panopto Content tool (under Content) or students can access it from the Panopto websitehttp://www.stonenhill.hosted.panopto.com  website (users must first log in to access the download feature). The Recorder is easily downloaded from the web or installed by one of our Service Desk staff.

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What log in credentials do I use?

You will always use your Stonehill username and password to log in to use the Recorder or access content on the Panopto website. 

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Do I need any special hardware?

No. All you need to capture content is a Windows or Mac computer and a camera or microphone. Most laptops have a built-in camera and microphone that work well with the lecture capture system. The classroom instructor workstation computers use a plug-in webcam with built in microphone. Equipment is available through the equipment loan program.

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Do I have to record myself in the video?

No. You can create an audio only recording or record audio with a PowerPoint presentation and/or screen capture.

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What are the basic and advanced settings in the recorder?

For complete documentation on recorder configuration visit the Panopto Online Help .

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After recording a session, if the recorder isn't open, will my recording upload to the server?

If you are using the windows recorder, yes. There is a background uploading service that will transfer data to the server as long as the recording computer is on. Mac does not have this service available at this time.

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Can I attach a PDF file to a recording?

Yes. After a recording is online, you can go to the session details page and upload as many PDF files  as you want.

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Do viewers need any special software to view content?

Panopto recordings can be viewed on any computer or mobile device. No special Panopto software is required. 

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Whom do I call for help?

Please call the Service Desk at 508-565-4357 or email service-desk@stonehill.edu for more information.

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