Lecture Capture

Lecture capture software lets you record your computer screen, a video of yourself, your voice, or any combination of those three--and easily share the recording with your students.  You can then review basic analytics to see who is watching how much of your lectures.  Some consider lecture capture software the key to academic continuity in the face of flu epidemics and bad weather. Others think of it as THE tool for flipping the classroom. The Horizon Report projects that lecture capture will become as ubiquitous and expected as overhead projectors and classroom computers and that it will “improve the learning yield.” An article in Inside Higher Ed called lecture capture the “must have software” in education. The range of possible uses of lecture capture software suggests that it can positively influence attention, focus, involvement, and accountability, and learning. 

Getting Started:

Carleton is transitioning from YuJa to Panopto during the summer of 2019. Academic Technology will hold training sessions on Panopto basics late summer and throughout the year. Those hoping to get started sooner should reach out to Dann Hurlbert in Carleton's Academic Technology.

Panopto is fairly easy to use but designing a good learning experience for your students is much harder.  It’s not only important to be able to operate the software when you're ready, but it's also essential to align your captured content with learning goals. The document below can help you get started planning and preparing an effective instructional video.

Instructional Video Starter Doc


We are happy to discuss both the technical needs and pedagogical uses with you; please contact Dann Hurlbert at x7024 or dhurlbert@carleton.edu for more information.