Recordings made outside of Blackboard Collaborate Ultra need to be added to the module folder in DMU Replay to ensure:
- Captioning for students with specific requirements as a component of UDL are fulfilled.
- Students are able to interact with and search recordings.
By the end of this guide you should know;
- How to download a Blackboard Collaborate Ultra recording and upload it into DMU Replay, and
- How to delete the recording from Blackboard Collaborate Ultra.
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|Windows users||Mac users
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1. Click the burger bar menu and select Recordings.
2. In the recordings panel change the Filter setting to Recordings in a Range
3. Enter the range over which time you want to view recordings From/To
4. Select Recording options and click Download.
For speed and/or convenience, some colleagues have found that downloading multiple files from Collaborate at this stage and then uploading these multiple files into Replay (step 9 below) can be beneficial. Please ensure you keep track of which file(s) correspond to which lecture/seminar.
5. The recording will be downloaded.
For Windows users, this will likely be downloaded to the computer’s Downloads folder. At this point you should check that the downloaded video plays.
6. Click on Recording options and Delete.
Deleting the recording is crucial to ensure any potential GDPR breaches are avoided.
7. In the module where you want to make the recording available to students – click on Tools* followed by Panopto Content.
(*Click here to find out how to add a Tools link to the main menu if there isn’t one on your module)
8. Click the Create button and select Upload media.
9. Either drag the downloaded video file into the grey box or click the box and browse for the downloaded .mp4* file.
When uploading downloaded .mp4 files, please note you can drag and drop or browse for multiple files, allowing them to be uploaded in a batch (if you have downloaded multiple files from Collaborate).
10. Delete the downloaded video file (.mp4) from your computer.
Deleting the recording from your computer is crucial to ensure any potential GDPR breaches are avoided.
*.mp4 is the video format that Blackboard Collaborate Ultra uses. It stands for MPEG4 Part 14. Further information about this video format can be obtained by clicking this link.