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Panopto

Panopto Focus is the lecture capture system of choice for Virginia Western Community College. The Panopto Focus interface is streamlined to be simple to use in the classroom. With just a few clicks you can be recording the audio and video of your classroom instruction, or creating videos to supplement your instruction.

Panopto allows you to:

  • Create your course material from anywhere. The Panopto Focus client can be downloaded and used from any compatible Mac, PC or iOS device connected to the Internet.
  • Record multimedia course introductions, section reviews, lab demonstrations and more – all from your laptop or iOS device.
  • Capture your screen, audio and video support for webcams and other devices.
  • Supplement your recordings with PDF attachments and synchronized PowerPoint slides.

Panopto Focus is integrated with Blackboard to limit recording viewing to just students registered to your class.

Click here for instructions on How to create a Panopto Folder Using Blackboard. (PDF)

Click here for instructions on How to create a Panopto Account Using MyVWCC. (PDF)

Here's how to Record a Panopto Session Using a MyVWCC account. (PDF)

Here's How to Give Access to a Panopto Folder. (PDF)

To access Panopto Focus in the classroom, click the "Panopto" link on the desktop, or use your browser and navigate to http://panopto.virginiawestern.edu.

If you have Panopto folders you cannot view using your MyVWCC Panopto account, contact the Help Desk at 540-857-7354 for assistance.

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