Panopto is one of the leading video lecture capture technologies available on the educational technology market. Panopto is typically used at UCF by faculty who have completed the former online Teaching with Lecture Capture (TLC) or Effective Teaching with Video (ETV) training courses and are scheduled to teach V or RS modality courses.

Faculty who are credentialed to teach online courses (W, M, or RS) and are interested in using Panopto are required to completed Panopto Essentials. Panopto Essentials is training for faculty who would like to incorporate some asynchronous content using the online delivery platform, Panopto. All UCF campus classrooms are recording capable, allowing faculty teaching mixed or limited attendance modalities to easily incorporate Panopto recordings into their Webcourses@UCF. Please refer to our Panopto Essentials professional development page for more information regarding the content covered in this training and how you can get registered.

The resources below answer some of the commonly asked questions about Panopto. Use this page as a starting point, and if you have any additional questions or concerns, please refer to the Technical Assistance section below for information on how you can receive continued support.

Technical Assistance

For assistance using Panopto, please contact Webcourses@UCF Support.

Guides for Instructors and Students

Guides for Instructors

Guides for Students

Panopto Vs Zoom – Which One Is Best for Me?

Panopto Vs Zoom – Which One Is Best for Me?

If you are looking to foster student-to-instructor conversations and/or student-to-student conversations, then you should explore the use of Zoom over Panopto. If you wish to deliver a traditional video lecture online (i.e., instructor-to-students), then you may want to consider using Panopto over Zoom. Review the following guide from OIR to determine which application is best for your needs: Feature Comparisons Between Panopto and Zoom