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Panopto server will be offline for update on Monday, June 5th between 6AM and 9AM

The Panopto server will be offline for an update on Monday, June 5th between 6AM and 9AM. Recordings can still be created and uploaded when the server is back online. Recordings will not be viewable during the time of the … Continue reading

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Panopto 5.0

The University of Akron’s Panopto server has been upgraded to version 5.0. New versions of the Windows and Macintosh Panopto Recorders are available for download. The new recorders incorporate additional features and have a refreshed look. The Windows Panopto Recorder … Continue reading

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Panopto will be upgraded to version 4.8 on May 12th

On Tuesday, May 12th, we will be upgrading to Panopto 4.8. We scheduled this upgrade after finals week to have the lowest impact on students who are viewing recordings. There are many new features and enhancements that will make things … Continue reading

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Course Introduction Videos

By Jamie Newhall, jnewhal@uakron.edu Teaching a course online provides a wonderful learning opportunity for students who prefer the flexibility and convenience that online learning offers. One of the challenges of teaching online, however, is establishing a connection with students who … Continue reading

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Panopto Focus 4.3 upgrade

We will be upgrading Panopto Focus to version 4.3 on Wednesday, May 8th. There will be many enhancements that will provide a better user experience as outlined below. The Panopto Recorder installed on your computer will require updating. Upon launching … Continue reading

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Mark your calendars: Learn about Panopto Focus version 4.3 in upcoming webinars

News release from Panopto: With the recent launch of Panopto 4.3, we invite you to join us for an upcoming webinar to learn what’s new and to have your questions answered by the Panopto team. Our latest release introduces new … Continue reading

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iTunes U migration

The University of Akron will be transitioning to a new version of iTunes U at the end of June. This new version of iTunes U will allow us to post a greater variety of content, including books created using iBooks … Continue reading

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Panopto Focus 4.1 upgrade

Panopto has released version 4.1 of Focus. This update will be installed onto the server Thursday, March 15. Following the upgrade, the Panopto Recorder installed on your computer will require updating. You will be prompted to install the updated version … Continue reading

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Watch the Tech Talk Tuesday Presentation on “Smart Boards”

If you missed the recent Tech Talk Tuesday presentation on Smarts Boards, a video of the presentation is now available online. http://learn.uakron.edu/video/files/dds_presentations/smart_board.htm For more information on the Tech Talk Tuesday series, visit the DDS page on training: http://www.uakron.edu/it/instructional_services/dds/training.dot

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Watch the Tech Talk Tuesday Presentation on “iPads in the Classroom”

If you missed the recent Tech Talk Tuesday presentation on using your iPad in the classroom, a video of the presentation is now available online. The presentation will explain what you need to get your iPad connected to a projector, … Continue reading

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