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Assignment FAQs

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The following are some of the questions we frequently get asked about Canvas Assignments.  For a full list of FAQs from Canvas, check out the Canvas Guides from Instructure.

Panopto - Adding a YouTube Video to a Panopto Video

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It is fairly common for instructors to have a YouTube video embedded in a Powerpoint or Keynote slide show. For presentations in the classroom, this works very well.  When converting that in-class presentation to a "voice over PowerPoint" video using Panopto, the YouTube video will not be recorded…

Panopto Video Assignments

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The Panopto Recorder App and the ability to submit videos as assignments using Panopto is available to students.  Here are the steps for setting up the assignment, submitting the assignment, and grading the assignment.

Adding a Preview Image to Panopto Videos

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Panopto will display the first image in the video as the Preview Image in Panopto. This image, in many cases, is not informative about the video.  In Panopto we can add a Preview Image to appear as the title for the video. Here is an example of a video with no preview image and a video with a…

Panopto Recorder for Windows

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Settings for the Panopto Application on a Windows Device Open the Panopto Recorder Application on your device Click on the Create New Recording tab Record a Session Folder and Session Settings In Panopto, a video recording is called a Session. In the Session Settings area, #1, the user can…

Recording a Video Lecture in Panopto

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To record a video of a lecture that includes the instructor use the Panopto Recorder App on your computer. If you have not yet installed Panopto on your computer, please review the page Installing Panopto.

Panopto Recorder for Mac

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Using a Mac to record Panopto videos? This resource will walk you through all the settings to ensure your recording goes smooth    

Creating a Panopto Video Quiz Assignment in Canvas

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Once quiz questions have been added to a Panopto video, connecting the video with a Canvas Assignment is required so the quiz results are added to Canvas Grades. For information about creating the video quiz refer to the document Adding Quiz Questions to a Panopto Video. Important Note - In order…

Adding Quiz Questions to a Panopto Video

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This page explains how to add quiz questions to a Panopto Video. Quiz refers to one quiz question in Panopto. A quiz Section refers to one or more consecutive questions that are at the same point in the video timeline. A Panopto Video can have one Section with 1 or more questions, or multiple…

Panopto - Giving Access to Videos in Past Course

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Access Control Groups in Panopto – In Panopto/Canvas, each course has two ACGs – Access Control Groups, that students and instructors are added to the first time they view an embedded video or when they click on the Panopto Recordings link on the Course Navigation Menu in Canvas. Students are in…