All recordings made on the Lecture Recording System are stored in collections called "Sites". A site usually contains lectures related to each other, such as all sessions of a particular class or each guest lecture in a lecture series. Each site has a unique URL that can be distributed to viewers using Canvas, e-mail, or other means.
To request the creation of a site, fill out the Site Request form.
One common way to distribute the viewing link to students is through Canvas. This can be done by adding the Lecture Recordings tool to your Canvas course site, which creates an easy-to-find link on the left side of your site. See the video below for a quick walk-thru on how this is done.
Students can also view recordings associated with a course site by visiting the lecture recording portal page. The portal will only allow students to view recordings for courses they are officially enrolled in. The Canvas tool described above works a little differently, in that it will honor the access controls granted within Canvas. This allows the instructor to designate others as having a student roll, such as someone auditing the course.
Recordings that are not associated with a particular course are usually open for anyone to view as long as they have the viewing URL. Viewing can be locked down to only users with a cosign login, or alternatively, to a small group of viewers based on uniqname.
A recording can be made on a scheduled or non-scheduled/manual basis. Scheduled recordings are set up by CAEN based on start and stop times you provide. The recorder will then start and stop recording based on that predefined schedule. Alternatively, the recorder can be operated in a non-scheduled mode, where you connect and control the start and stop times manually.
After a recording is finished and uploaded to the server, a web-based interface can be used to:
You can export recordings to your computer as standard MP4 video files. This is useful if you want to post a recording to another video service such as YouTube or Vimeo, or to archive your recording outside of the capture system.
Access to the management page is available by clicking Lecture Capture Management Page on the top-right of this page. If you have any questions about this process, or would like to meet with a staff member who can help guide you through making your first recording, please send e-mail to email@example.com.