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 »