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Panopto: New Features!!

New Features

This documentation will go over how to navigate through the features in your Panopto video library.

Prerequisites
  • Viewer access to Panopto


1. Library Layout

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1.1.  This is your video library (See FIgure 1) On this page, you will see:
 
1.  Search Bar: Type any keywords to help you search/filter through everything you have access to within Panopto (Fig. 2). It will search through all words spoken in the sessions, shown on the screen, and shown in the slides. If you are within a folder, the search bar will just search through that folder. You can click on the title or thumbnail to open to the beginning or click on an internal search result to open to that point in the video.

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Figure 2


2.  Account: Access your user settings and the Help button for support resources (Fig. 3).

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3. Navigation Bar:
  • Home: Shows you a curated selection of videos. You may also see the newest videos on your site under "What's New" and videos that have been recently shared with you under "Shared with Me".
  • Shared with Me: The videos shared directly with you or your groups.
  • Everything: All videos where you have access and the different ways of viewing them.
  • Browse: You can use the search bar to search for a folder, expand the folder tree, and click to open a folder in the content area (Fig. 5).
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Figure 5
 

4. Content Area: Shows your videos and search results.
  • Sorting. You can sort your videos using this bar. Sort videos by NameDurationDateLocation, or Rating (Fig. 6).
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Figure 6
 
  • Viewing Options. The main feature in this bar is to choose the way you want to view your videos in the library: Grid View (Fig. 7), Image List View (Fig. 8), Detailed List View (Fig. 9). You can also Filter by date, which allows you to manually type in the date(s) that you want to see. The other option in this bar is to Refresh the page, in case you are waiting for videos to publish.
 
Grid View
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Figure 7
 
Image List View
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Figure 8


Detailed List View
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Figure 9
 
  • Folder View: When you are within a folder, the folder name is at the top along with any subfolder names for quick access (Fig. 10).
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Figure 10
 
 
Statistics are available at the Session level, Folder level, and Site level. This documentation will show you the different ways you can access statistics.

Prerequisites
  • Admin access to Panopto is needed for Site statistics
  • Creator access is needed for Folder and Video statistics
 

1. Site Level

1.1.  Log in to your Panopto site.
1.2.  Select Everything from the left-hand side navigation menu (See Figure 1).
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Figure 1


1.3.  Click on the Stats icon from the top, right-hand side (Fig. 2).
 

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Figure 2

2. Folder Level

2.1.  Open the folder where you want to look at the statistics and click on the Stats icon in the top right corner (Fig. 3).

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Figure 3

3. Session Level

3.1.  Find the session where you want to look at the statistics and hover over it to click on the Stats icon (Fig. 4).

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4. The Stats Page

4.1.  Once you click on the Stats icon (at any level), the statistics page will be displayed (Fig. 5).

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Figure 5
 
  • Site Level: This graph will show Views (number of views across all videos on the site), Unique Visitors (number of unique people who have accessed videos on the site), and Minutes Delivered (number of minutes streamed and downloaded combined).
  • Folder Level: This graph will show Views (number of views across the folder and subfolders), Unique Visitors (number of unique people who have accessed videos in the folder), and Minutes Delivered (number of minutes streamed and downloaded combined for the folder).
  • Session Level: This graph will show Views (number of views for that particular session), Unique Visitors (number of unique people who have accessed the session), and Minutes Delivered (number of minutes streamed and downloaded for the session).
 Note: The Download button is available in the top right corner of each stats section.

4.2.  Select the time range for your query. You can either select Past Day/Week/Month/Year/All Time, or you can select a Custom Range for which a calendar will be displayed (Fig. 6).

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Figure 6

4.3.  Once the option of your choice is selected, you have the stats available as follows:
 

SITE Level:

1st “Download” option, (top, right-hand side) will display the following data:
Timestamp, Session Name, Folder Name, Minutes Delivered, UserName, Viewing Type
 
2nd “Download” option (scroll down when Stats windows displays to get to the second one), will extract the following data:
Folder Name, Views, Unique Viewers, Minutes Delivered, Average Minutes Delivered
 

FOLDER Level:

1st download option:
Timestamp, Session Name, Minutes Delivered, UserName, Viewing Type
 
2nd download option:
UserName, Views, Minutes Delivered, Average Minutes Delivered
 

SESSION Level:

1st download option:
Timestamp, Minutes Delivered, UserName, Viewing Type
 
2nd download option:
Timestamp, Start Position, Minutes Delivered, UserName
 
3rd download option:
UserName, Name, Views, Minutes Delivered, Average Minutes Delivered
 

5. Statistics Rollup

5.1.  You can view statistics at the Parent Folder level for all subsequent levels all in one place. Go to the Parent Folder and click on the Stats icon.

5.2.  You will now see the statistics for the Parent Folder with a list of the subsequent folders to choose from in the Subfolder Roll-up pie chart (Fig. 7).

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5.3.  This pie chart shows a list of all sub-folders where videos have been viewed, and the percentage of viewing that has happened in each one. It will also show the number of views or minutes delivered.

6. Anonymous Views

6.1.  Sometimes, you will see anonymous views listed in your session's statistics (Fig. 8).

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Figure 8

6.2.  Anonymous statistics appear any time a session is viewed by someone who is not logged into Panopto. If your session is shared publicly on the web or to anyone with the link then viewers can watch without logging in. These views could be coming from anywhere on the web. If this is something you do not want, make sure to go to Share in your session's settings and make it private to only users at your organization.

 

7. Viewing Type and Explanations

Viewing Type Explanation
Android App On Demand Android app
Android App Live Broadcast Android app live webcast
Download Audio Podcast Audio podcast downloaded
Download Video Podcast Video podcast downloaded
Downloaded Tablet Video Session downloaded via a table via the Panopto app (only in the app) on Android/iOS
Embedded Live Broadcast Embedded live webcast
Embedded Social Media Share Session embedded in a social media platform e.g. Twitter
Embedded Viewer Session embedded, regardless of the device used
Interactive Desktop Live Broadcast Desktop (full browser Mac/Windows) live webcast
Interactive Desktop On Demand Desktop - full browser, either Mac/Windows
iOS App On Demand iOS app
Streamed Audio Podcast Session open via Settings/Outputs/play audio podcast
Streamed Video Podcast Session open via Settings/Outputs/View Podcast
Syndicated Audio Podcast Launched via RSS
Syndicated Video Podcast Launched via RSS
 

Link Icon Panopto Documentation

NOTE: Quizzes do not currently work on iPad devices.

 Creators can add quiz questions to any previously Panopto video at any point during the presentation.

Building a Quiz 

Here are the steps to inserting your own quiz questions into your Panopto sessions.

  1. Navigate to the Panopto recording you want to add a Quiz to
  2. Select Edit from the options below the recording title
  3. In the left Navigation pane, select Quizzing 
  4. Using the Pointer tool, navigate in the Timeline to where you want to put a quiz.
  5. Select Add a Quiz. The Quiz form will appear in your secondary stream area.
  6. The form has several different fields, including Quiz Name, Question, Answers, 
    and Correct Answer Explanation.
  7. Within the form, you can select the Drop Down menu in the top right corner to show
    different types of quiz questions.The quiz options include True/False, Multiple Choice,
    and Multiple Select. The default is multiple choice.

     A. Multiple Choice
          i. Multiple Choice gives you the option to have several answers present, but only
             one answer can be chosen as correct.
          ii. When the option is first chosen there will only be two answer fields. Another answer
             field can be added by selecting Add Answer.
          iii.To remove an answer you can click on the X next to any of the Answers.
          iv. When you have your Answers added you must choose a correct answer.

     B. True/False
          i. True/False gives you the option to ask a True or False question.

     C. Multiple Select
          i. Multiple Select gives you the option to have several answers present and more
             than one can be selected as correct.

8. Once you are done with a question and want to add another one, select the Add a Question 
      button at the bottom of the form.
       
If you need to navigate to a different question is your quiz, you can use the Back and Next buttons at the bottom of the form.


9. Once you have added all of your questions, select Done at the bottom of the form. You will then be directed to the Options page for this Quiz.

Quiz Options

  1. Allow Retakes
  2. Show grade once the quiz is taken
    1. If this is enabled you can also allow review of correct answers and explanations
  3. Block your viewers from advancing the video until answers the quiz
  4. Delete questions by clicking the Xs
  5. Reorganize the questions by using the arrows
  6. Once you are finished, click the Save button. The name of your quiz will now appear in the Quizzing pane
  7. Repeat these steps for each quiz you want to add to your session
  8. When you are finished, click the publish save button

 

Using Panopto for Assignment Feedback

Panopto can be used to record feedback to student assignments in Moodle. 

When grading assignments in Moodle select the Panopto icon in the Feedback section
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  1. You have three options for providing feedback using Panopto.
    1. Choose an existing Panopto recording to add as feedback
    2. Upload a recording (not already in Panopto)
    3. Create a new recording using Panopto

Panopto screen

After selecting or creating the recording it will be added into the Feedback section of the students grade. They will be able to play it back when viewing their grade for this specific assignment.

Playlists allow videos within your Panopto site to be presented in a single, ordered list even if those videos exist in different folders. When enabled, any user with creator access to a folder will have the ability to create playlists in that folder.

Prerequisites
  • Creator access to Panopto
  • Panopto 5.5+
This video shows you how to create and view playlists in Panopto. Below the video you can follow the documentation. VideoLink

1. Create A Playlist
1.1.  Login to Panopto. Go to the Create button and then select Playlists (See Figure 1).

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1.2.  You will be in the Create Playlist window. Here you can see the options to Name your playlist folder, choose a folder where your playlist will reside, and write a Description for the playlist (Fig. 2).

Note: Playlists must be inside of a folder.

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1.3.  After completing the steps in the Create Playlist window, click on the create button in the bottom left-hand side of the window.

1.4.  Now you will be on the Overview page for your playlist. Here you can click on the + Add Videos icon to begin adding videos (Fig. 3).

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1.5.  Now you can search for videos to add. As long as you have at least viewer access you can add videos to your playlist. Choose the videos you want and click on Add (Fig. 4).

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1.6.  When you're done adding videos, click on close. Now you should see your Playlist information with the list of videos you have added at the bottom. You can move these videos around by clicking and dragging into the order you want. Close out this window when you have finished editing your playlist (Fig. 5).

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Figure 5
 

 

2. View A Playlist
2.1.  When you have created a playlist, the thumbnail of the videos will be from the first video you have in the playlist. You will see it says Playlist on the right side of the thumbnail (Fig. 6).

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2.2.  When you click on the thumbnail, it will expand the video to full screen and give you the playlist of videos on the left side of your screen. The first video will automatically play after five seconds of loading (Fig. 7).

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2.3.  Click anywhere on the video to pause the video. And click back to the playlist symbol/your title to open the playlist back on the left side of the screen. Click on that again to close out the playlist (Fig. 8).

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Figure 8


3. Share Playlists
3.1. When you want to share a playlist, locate your playlist then click on the settings icon (Fig. 9).

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Figure 9


3.2.  Click on Share then add the names or emails of the people who you want to give access to the playlist (Fig. 10).

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3.3.  If your viewers do not have permissions to view one of your videos, you will have to go one step further to give them access. Click on Access under Share. You want to make sure whoever you are sharing the Playlist with has access to the videos.

3.4.  In Access, click on the Fix Access Issues (Fig. 11).

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Figure 11

3.5.  This will add anyone who has access to the playlist as viewers on the videos shown.
 
 
 
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