Category Archives: Software

Panopto settings guide for in-class users

Please verify the following settings to ensure your Panopto recording is of a usable quality. Step 1: Set up the camera and microphone   Confirm that your primary video and audio source are configured as in the image and description below. This will ensure the primary source is capturing your presentation from the room camera… Read More »

Uploading videos to Panopto

This guide assumes that you have recorded and edited a video file (.mp4 or equivalent exported version) that you are ready to submit to your course instructor. The following article documents the upload process using the ProCom Panopto video-hosting platform. [notification type=”alert-info” close=”true” ]Tip: if you don’t want to edit a video in Adobe Premiere… Read More »

How to create custom stamps for Snapchat

Creating your stamp Adding a custom stamp to the Snapchat system can be fun and engaging. Now with geofilters Snapchat allows you to upload a stamp to their system that users load at a specific location and time. Snapchat offers some templates and a system to create your own, but in this post we are… Read More »

Panopto instructor guide

Before class Before your first class, request that students view our brief Panopto introduction: https://panopto.fcad.ryerson.ca/Panopto/Pages/Viewer.aspx?id=015e3dfe-9cf1-4107-a310-e1889c54c3b7.  When a student clicks the above link, Panopto requires them to log in and then authorizes them to access the system. Authorization is automatic, but not instant and should be done before Panopto is needed in a class. During class Step 1 At the Panopto Producer computer… Read More »

Panopto for pre-recorded video presentations

Webcasting Hardware To begin, you’ll need a high quality webcam and a Mac/PC and:. Built-in HD webcam Alternate Option: External HD webcam (if your computer requires it, ProCom staff can lend you a Logitech C920 webcam) Advanced Option: Use a dSLR camera. Consult a ProCom technology staff member for access. Webcam Technique Key take-aways: Don’t… Read More »

WordPress: privacy settings

By design, WordPress blogs are inherently public. However, procomblogs.ca has additional privacy controls for you to limit how accessible your blog is to others. To change these from your blog dashboard, click Settings > Reading.   Next, you must select a privacy option for your blog site. Note: if your class is using an aggregator blog,… Read More »

WordPress Starter Guide: Registration and blog

All students enrolled in CMN288 will automatically have access to WordPress. Step 1 But before you can access WordPress, you need to check your email inbox for an invitation to procomblogs.ca. Be sure to click the provided link in the welcome email and change your password after you login. It is highly suggested that you make… Read More »

WordPress: Editorial workflow

EditFlow offers several features to help you communicate with your team and facilitate campaign planning. It allows you to organize your users into groups to mimic and reflect real organizational structure. Once the groups are established, you can keep track of each post’s publishing workflow. To integrate edit flow: Step 1: Add Users and Groups… Read More »

WordPress: Adding a portfolio to your blog

Nimble Portfolio is used to build media galleries that showcase your design work, photography, filmography, or any other project you wish to display on your WordPress website. To integrate Nimble Portfolio, navigate to: Step 1: Set portfolio filters The NimblePortfolio tab is found along the left sidebar on your WordPress dashboard. Hover the mouse over… Read More »