Configure Blackboard Course to Use Panopto



Panopto is a lecture capture tool with a built-in integration through Blackboard, where videos can be shared easily with your students. All recordings are automatically uploaded to Blackboard where you can choose how to deliver the videos to your students. Recordings can be created on-campus from classrooms with cameras or from your personal devices.

Details / Instructions

Each Blackboard course will need the following one-time (per semester) configurations in order to integrate with Panopto​​​​​​:

  • Log in to Blackboard and open the course for which you want to use Panopto
  • Select Panopto Videos from the content areas list on the left
    • If you are missing the Panopto Videos link follow these steps:
      • Hover over the (+) icon on the top-left of the left panel with all your other content areas
      • Select Tool Link from the options that appear
      • Name your link (“Panopto Videos”)
      • Select “Panopto Course Tool Application" from the Type drop-down menu
      • Decide whether to make the link available to students at this time
        Note: This can be changed later by selecting the drop-down arrow next to “Panopto Videos” on the left panel and selecting Show Link or Hide Link
      • Select Submit
      • Navigate to the new Panopto Videos link on the left panel
  • Select Configure
  • Select Add Course to Panopto
  • Select OK
  • Verify that the course you’re in appears in the right column
  • Select Submit

You are now ready to start recording your lectures in Panopto


See Also

List of UR classrooms with lecture capture capabilities

Upload Videos to Blackboard through Panopto

Recording Your Classes



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Panopto is a cloud-based service that works in tandem with a desktop application that is used to record lectures in classrooms, or at your desk (commonly used for flipped classroom applications).