Panopto: Getting Started with Moodle

LSU Faculty and Staff members may begin using Panopto within Moodle after they've completed the following steps: enabling the Panopto Moodle Block within their Moodle course, provisioning their course in Moodle, and downloading the recorder from the Moodle Block within your courseNote: Steps 1-2 are for a single Moodle course and must be done within each course in which you plan on using Panopto. The steps are outlined below.



Provisioning Your Moodle Course

The first step in using Panopto is to provision your course via the Panopto Focus Block.

1. After executing the steps for activating the Panopto block (seen above), you'll see the Panopto block. Click Provision Course within this block.

click Provision Course in panopto block


2. You can click Back to Course on the page that appears.

back to course


Downloading the Panopto Recorder from the Moodle Block

Now you will need to download the Panopto Recorder from the Moodle Block. Note: you will only have to do this once to download the software to any given computer.

1. While viewing your Moodle course, click the Course Dashboard button.

Course dashboard


2. You will see the Panopto block includes links to download the recorder for Windows or Mac; click whichever link is relevant to your computer.

Download Panopto

3. Use the appropriate installation instructions for either the Mac or Windows recorder.

Panopto: (Mac) Installation Guide
Panopto: (Windows) Installation Guide

4. Once you've followed the appropriate download instructions you will be ready to begin using the Panopto recorder. See the following articles on recording and managing your recordings. 


Support & Training

Support and training for Moodle is available via the Faculty Technology Center at For more information, please see the following article: Faculty Technology Center: LSU Overview

Attending at least one training session for Moodle upgrades is highly recommended. For a comprehensive list of training sessions, as well as to register for a slot, please see

Referenced from: Panopto

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