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  • Instructors and students can access Echo360 through a dedicated link in Moodle.  This page explains how to access Echo360 via this link, and provides links to instructions for adjusting your browser pop-up settings, if needed. Access Echo360 Through the Moodle Link Log in to Moodle....
  • If you used Echo360 Personal Capture software prior to Fall 2015, Echo360 recommends that you uninstall your existing copy of Personal Capture before installing the new version. Macintosh OSX Copy any local captures you want to keep from Documents/Echo360/Personal Capture/recordings into a...
  • You are  the "owner" of any content that appears in the My Content page of your Echo360 Library. You can delete this content if it is no longer needed. DELETING MY CONTENT MEDIA IS PERMANENT- you cannot recover either the media or the class data associated with it.   Items appearing in the...
  • You can download content from your ALP library page if you need or want a local copy of the media. This also allows you to download a local copy of content that was Shared with you, then upload the content so it appears as My content in your Library. This provides additional functionality for that...
  • This document outlines the UMass Amherst Echo360 lecture recording policy.* Intellectual Property rights of the recorded material are in accordance with the UMass Amherst Intellectual Property Guidelines. Instructors must request a new Echo360 course section each semester they teach a class...
  • Echo360 provides a basic online video editing function, allowing you to make cuts and trims to video content as needed. For instructions, see the Echo360 support article on Editing Videos. Note: Any changes you apply to a video in your library will also appear in ALL published (or shared) versions...
  • After your Echo360 content (presentations and video) is associated with a class (i.e., published), you can make it available or unavailable at a schedule you choose. For instructions, see the Echo360 article, Editing Availability Settings for Published Content.
  •   Viewing Analytics In Echo 360   While viewing a presentation or watching a video, there are several tools that students can use when they access the classroom toolbar.   Ask Questions:   If you have a question while viewing a classroom presentation:   From the presentation screen,...
  • Through the Echo360 External tool activity, you can provide students with easy access to all of your recordings through a single link and/or through individual recording links. When a student clicks on an Echo360 integration link on your Moodle course page, Echo360 will automatically create an...
  • With classroom-based capture, you have the option to record activities on your computer desktop; room/system audio, including your voice; documents via a document camera; media playing through the classroom audio/visual rack; video of you, the lecturer. The classroom capture system will...
  • Use Echo360 to make recordings in Echo360-equipped classrooms or with Echo360's laptop/desktop capture software (called "Personal Capture"), or to upload and share files from another source (e.g., Camtasia, Jing). To request Echo360: Log in to Apps at UMass Amherst.Important: If you have not yet...
  • By completing a few simple steps, Apple TV (3rd generation or newer) can be used on the UMass Amherst campus to wirelessly share content from an iOS device (running 7.1 or later) or a Macbook (running OSX 10.x "Yosemite"). Connect the Apple TV Hardware In order to use the screen mirroring...
  • When you log in to Echo360, you will be able to navigate around your Echo360 Home page, Library, and Classes. This page provides an overview of these areas, and links to more information about them. Home Page The Home page appears by default when you log in, and contains a snapshot of the status...
  • The UMass Amherst classrooms currently outfitted with lecture capture, and those scheduled to be outfitted in the future, are listed below. If you are scheduled to teach in these rooms and would like to request lecture capture, please complete the Lecture Capture Request Form. IMPORTANT: Macintosh...
  • Although you probably use Echo360 to primarily to record class lectures, you might also want to use it to preserve and distribute other materials. You can upload any of these materials to the Echo360 then edit and manage them as you would a recording made with the Echo360 system. Echo360 calls...
  • Personal Capture is a stand-alone application designed to be used by Instructors on their personal computers to generate captures outside of the classroom environment. This section provides links to Echo360's instructions on configuring and using Personal Capture software for Macintosh OSX and...