Staff guides: Lecture Capture

What is Lecture Capture?

The Lecture Capture system records lectures and events in supported venues. Recordings are made available to students as streaming video, via the LMS. Staff can also use Lecture Capture to record their own presentations to be made available to students, supported with slides and other media.

A quick list of staff user guides is available below. For all other support and resources, please visit the Lecture Capture website where you will find a wealth of information for staff and students.

Lecture Capture website

University of Melbourne user guides

Guide titleDescription View guide
Lecture Capture basics
Getting started with Lecture Capture Guide to logging on and general navigation of the Lecture Capture system as well as viewing and downloading recordings. Go
Booking and accessing public seminars and events This guide outlines the process for requesting and accessing ad hoc recordings such as public seminars, departmental meetings, conferences and guest presentations in enabled venues. Go
Lecture Capture in Canvas LMS Change the location of the default Lecture Capture link, create a link directly to individual recordings or create Lecture Capture links to recordings in other subjects. Go
Managing recordings This guide details how to use some of the extended functionality of Lecture Capture, including managing, editing and copying recordings. Go
Edit a video in Lecture Capture This guide details how to edit a video recorded with Lecture Capture. Go
Embed a Lecture Capture recording in your LMS page This guide details how to embed Lecture Capture recordings on specific pages in your subject on the LMS, along with text and resources to provide context for your students. Go
Live streaming lectures
Live streaming in Lecture Capture Live-streamed lectures enable students to view your lecture capture recording as it is captured live, rather than wait for the Lecture Capture recording to become available in your subject. Go
Recording live and remote lectures
Pause and stop recordings You should pause Lecture Capture recordings whenever you present copyright material or confidential information, and stop recordings whenever you finish a lecture early or hold personal discussions at the end of a lecture. Go
Universal Capture Echo360 Universal Capture (previously known as Personal Capture) lets you record content anywhere, any time, using a personal computer. Students can stream or download your recordings at their convenience using the LMS. Go
Record and edit a 'digital whiteboard' video using Microsoft Surface Digital whiteboard, digital blackboard, digital annotations or 'Khan Academy' style videos are a common genre of educational video, particularly in STEM subjects that rely on a lot of long-form problem solving using formulae. Go
Record a video interview using Zoom and upload to Lecture Capture Zoom can be used to record interactive sessions such as interviews or other activities with more than one participant. The recording can capture video of each/all participant/s on the screen at the same time. Go
Reusing essential guest Lecture Capture recordings If you have recordings of a guest lectures from a previous teaching period you can add them to your current LMS subject. Go
Features and tools
Analytics This guide provides an overview of the Lecture Capture systems' Analytics section, as well as best practice for viewing and using the information provided. Go
Automatic transcription Lecture Capture has an automatic transcription service. Go
Confusion Flags The Confusion Flag feature allows students to anonymously mark a segment of the recording or presentation. Staff can review analytics to see where students have flagged confusing content. Go
Presentations, interactive activities and embedded media This guide outlines how to use the Presentations feature of the Lecture Capture system, including polls, quizzes and embedded media. Go
Q&A discussions The Lecture Capture Q&A feature allows staff and students to engage in discussions relating to your recordings and presentations Go