Panopto recordings can be embedded into the following Rich Text areas of your Canvas course:
    • Announcements
    • Assignments
    • Discussions
    • Pages 
    • Quizzes
Teachers, TAs and Course Designers can embed Panopto recordings in a Canvas course. Here's how:
  1. Login to Canvas, go to the course where you want to embed a Panopto recording.
  2. Select the area in your Canvas course (e.g. Discussions) where you want to embed a Panopto recording.
  3. Then, click here for the Panopto instructions to how to embed recordings using the Rich Text Editor in Canvas.  
    • NOTE: You may have to click a "down arrow" in the Rich Text Editor to reveal the Panopto tool. 


How to Add Panopto to the Course Menu in Blackboard

Teachers, TAs, and Course Designers can add a Panopto link on the course menu in Blackboard.
  1. Login to Blackboard, and navigate to the course where you want to add a Panopto link on the course menu.  
  2. Mouse over the "+" button located in the upper left corner on the blue course menu bar.
  3. On the drop down menu, click on "Tool Link" button.
  4. Enter "Panopto" or “Lecture Captures” into the "Name" field. 
  5. Click on the "Type" drop down menu and select "Panopto" from the list.
  6. Click the "Available to Users" button to allow students to see this link on the course menu.
  7. Click "Submit" to add the Panopto tool link to your course menu.


How to Create a Playlist of Recordings

Teachers, TAs, and Course Designers can create Panopto playlists. 
  1. Login to Canvas or Blackboard, and navigate to a course where you want to create a Panopto playlist. 
  2. In Canvas, click the Panopto button on the course menu, or in Blackboard click the Tools button and then Panopto. 
  3. Then, click here for the Panopto instructions on creating a playlist. 


How to View Recording Statistics

Teachers (or owners of a Panopto recording) can view statistics on their shared recordings. Typical stats include the following:

    • NetID
    • Name
    • Views 
    • Minutes Delivered
    • Average Minutes Delivered
  1. Login to Canvas or Blackboard, and navigate to the course where you want to view recording statistics. 
  2. In Canvas, click the Panopto button on the course menu, or in Blackboard click the Tools button and then Panopto.
  3. Mouse over the recording you want to view statistics on and click the graph icon or "Stats" button.
  4. Click here for more information on viewing Panopto analytics


How to Copy Recordings to Another Folder or Course

  1. Login to Canvas or Blackboard, and navigate to the course where the recordings are located. 
  2. In Canvas, click the Panopto button on the course menu, or in Blackboard click the Tools button and then Panopto.
  3. Click the white/gray arrow on the right side of the screen to open the Panopto server. 
  4. Then, click here for the Panopto instructions on how to copy recordings to another folder or course.


How to Download a Panopto recording (for faculty)

  1. Login to Canvas or Blackboard, and navigate to your course site that has the recordings you wish to download. 
  2. In Canvas, click the Panopto button on the course menu, or in Blackboard click the Tools button and then Panopto.
  3. Mouse over the recording you want to download and click the gear icon or "Settings" button.
  4. On the Settings pop-up window, click the "Outputs" button located along the left hand side of the pop-up window. 
  5. On the Outputs page, under the "Video Podcast" headed, click the "Download Podcast" button. 
  6. Your recording will now download to your computer's hard drive. 


How to Edit A Recording

Panopto recordings can be edited after the recording has been uploaded.  
  1. Login to Canvas or Blackboard, and navigate to your course site that has the recordings you wish to edit. 
  2. In Canvas, click the Panopto button on the course menu, or in Blackboard click the Tools button and then Panopto.
  3. Mouse over the recording you want to edit and click the pencil icon or "Edit" button.
  4. Then, click here for the Panopto instructions on how to edit a Panopto recording


How to Create Panopto Quizzes

Teachers have the ability to add quiz questions to any Panopto recording at any point during playback. 

The Panopto recording has to be uploaded first before adding quiz questions. 
  1. Login to Canvas or Blackboard, and navigate to your course site that has the recordings you wish to edit. 
  2. In Canvas, click the Panopto button on the course menu, or in Blackboard click the Tools button and then Panopto.
  3. Mouse over the recording you want to edit and click the pencil icon or "Edit" button.
  4. Then, click here for the Panopto instructions on how to add a quiz to a recording.