Learning Technology@LJMU

Staff Guide: Video Content and Conferencing

Liverpool John Moores University (LJMU) has numerous tools for Video Creation and Conferencing. Whether you're looking to develop video content or engage with your students online in a seminar or lecture, the following guides will help get you started.

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Panopto is a simple, easy and flexible video recording and management system. It allows you to create a video, store it securely and manage how it is accessed. You can use it to screen capture a software demonstration, narrate a PowerPoint, or record an experiment. You can also use Panopto to allow students to record or upload their own video assignments. See the guides below for more information.

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Conferences is Canvas's own Conferencing tool. There are certain limitations with conferencing and the Teaching and Learning Academy do not currently recommend using this tool.

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Zoom can be used to deliver Lectures and Seminars. Students can participate either via computer or mobile device.

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Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is LJMU's collaboration, chat and video conferencing tool. It's great for collaborating with co-workers on documents, organising meetings and virtual conferencing.

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Adobe Connect

Adobe Connect is the virtual classroom platform for LJMU. It can be used to facilitate webinars, virtual conferencing and as part of a suite of tools for delivery of distance learning.

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