Panopto is a software solution which integrates lecture recording, screencasting, video streaming, in-video quizzing, and video content management.  Instead of using a myriad of video recording, editing, and hosting services, Panopto brings this under one platform.

For example, Panopto offers the ability to record a lecture which would show both the instructor (via a webcam) and Powerpoint slides or other course content in separate windows.  These videos can be edited if needed, and quiz questions can be added to further engage students.  The link can then be shared for students to view within the Panopto platform.

Colby is undergoing a trial of Panopto until the end of May, and we are encouraging users to try out this service. Read more »


Zoom Breakout rooms are sessions that are split off from the main Zoom meeting. They allow the participants to meet in smaller groups. Breakout rooms can be used to enhance collaboration and discussion in a remote course setting. Read more »


There are many options available with the Moodle Quiz activity.  Many of these are set up to be used with automatically graded quizzes (such as multiple choice or fill-in-the-blanks). These can be ignored for a simple file upload quiz using the Essay type question.
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