Panopto is a video content management platform
used to manage, live-stream, record and share video.

Panopto makes it easy to manage video assets, integrate video into your Blackboard course, capture lectures, record flipped classroom videos, and more.

Using additional monitors to record in Panopto

How to install an additional monitor: To add a second monitor to your computer, you'll need to make sure that you either have a video card that supports multiple monitors, or that your computer has more than one video card. Once you have made sure that...

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Equipment recommended by Panopto

Cameras 1.1 HDMI Connection All cameras that output an HDMI stream can be captured by Panopto when using a capture card. Below are examples of different cameras that have been used with Panopto. Video Cameras - point-and-shoot  Canon VIXIA HF R600 Sony HDR-PJ540 DSLR...

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Large Courses in Blackboard

Large Courses in Blackboard WCU has been using Blackboard for eight years and we are seeing an increase in the size of the courses on our Blackboard system. The size of a course becomes an issue when it is 1.5 GB or larger. It becomes increasing difficult to copy a...

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Students Using Panopto

Panopto is primarily a way for faculty to share content with students, but, many faculty are finding success in also using it as a way for students to submit video content for your course. You will need to enable Panopto in the course.  You will need to go to the...

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How to Move Your Blackboard Video Files to Panopto

Well, the FPA Media server is no longer with us.  We have made a very strong effort to keep all of the files that are currently embedded in the current crop of Blackboard courses working so that courses are not disrupted. For files that have not been moved to Panopto,...

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What is Panopto?

The cloud-based hosting service Panopto, managed by the Coulter Faculty Commons, is the WCU supported service for hosting and streaming video for  your online and blended learning experiences. Here are some of the things you can do with Panopto: So, get started in one...

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Copyright, Fair Use, and Media

In 2016, CFC was tasked with making certain that WCU's media streaming practices were up to date in relation to current laws, ordinances, and policies.  WCU has paid out thousands of dollars to settle copyright infringement cases related to accidental copyright...

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Migrating Your Files From FPA Media Server to Panopto

After many years of great service, the FPA Media Server is being retired. The good news is that it is being replaced by two new services that will provide a massive increase in functionality and ease of use: Panopto and OneDrive. If you or your department have files...

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