One way to replace audio in your Panopto recordings

When it comes to videos for learning, audio is even more important than what appears on the screen. A viewer can tolerate a grainy image, but introduce an audio problem such as static or clipping and their attention can be completely disrupted. In a controlled environment, such as Media Production’s UCreate – a one button studio – capturing quality audio is simple as it’s built right into the room and system itself. Recording in other environments, however, can have some unexpected results. Whether recording in a classroom, an office, or at home there may be a video you watch after recording where you realize that the audio is not up to your standards, and unfortunately, it’s something that only reveals itself after the fact. I can still remember sitting in the Neatby Timlin theatre for the screening of student video projects, and when my video appeared there was no sound at all. It was a different problem, but ever since then audio has been front of mind for me in creating and distributing media.

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DEU EdTech Quick Tips – Issue 52

In this Issue: Teaching with Zoom

    • Teaching Effectively with Zoom
    • Running “Virtual Office Hours” in Zoom
    • Zoom Meetings vs. MEETS: Which should I add to my Canvas course?
    • Zoom Recordings and Panopto Storage: Setting them up right!
    • Zoom training opportunities at USask
    • Canvas Tip: Using Groups for Grading Large Classes with TAs
    • DEU support and contact information

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DEU EdTech Quick Tips – Issue 46

In this Issue: Pump Up Your Panopto Recordings

    • Starting on the right foot: Panopto/Canvas Integration
    • 5 Little Editing Techniques with Panopto
    • Enhance Your Panopto Videos with Embedded Content
    • Improve Your Video Content with Captions and Transcripts
    • Summer Course Builds Now Available!
    • DEU Summer Reading Recommendations: Urgency of Teachers: the Work of Critical Digital Pedagogy
    • DEU support and contact information

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5 Little Editing Tricks With Panopto

Panopto is an all in one video recorder, session builder, and video streaming platform that has been a key part of the Learning Technology Ecosystem at USask for years. The recording and trim tools build a solid foundation for enabling the creation of engaging videos for learning. If you haven’t looked further into the editing suite available in Panopto, this post is for you. Here you will learn about 5 little tricks you can do using the Panopto editor that may make your video creating, editing, and streaming processes just a little bit smoother.

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Improve Your Video Content with Captions and Transcripts

It’s very possible that during the last year, you spent some time making videos for your courses. Adding closed captions and/or downloadable transcripts is a great way to improve the accessibility and effectiveness of your video-based course materials, and with tools built into Panopto, this can be done quite quickly. Let’s look at why and how to do this!

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