Moderators can record Collaborate Ultra sessions for playback after the session. Only users with the Moderator role can record sessions.
Before recording, read the University's Policy on Audio or Video Recording for Educational Purposes.
You might want to record a session for users who:
Consider what element of the session would be most valuable to users. For example, you might want to include:
Watch a webinar on recording sessions: Session Recordings
You need to inform participants that the session is going to be recorded and shared. This must be communicated before the session (e.g. email) to allow participants to advise if they do not want to be recorded, or do not want to be identified in the recording. Further information is available in the Audio Visual Policy.
If students don't wish to be identified in a recording you can hide their names. This must be done prior to a session, it isn't possible to do this once a session has started.
Read the section on Session Settings in the room options guide to find out how to hide student names and pictures from the recording.
It is best to wait until all of the Participants are in the session before starting the recording. This will prevent Participants watching the recording from having to forward through lots of empty time at the start of the recording.
Open the session menu in the top left corner, and click Start recording. You’ll see a camera icon with a red dot has appeared to signify recording is in progress.
To stop recording, go back to the menu and click Stop recording. The recording will also stop by default if all participants (moderator, presenters and participants) leave the room.
Once the session is finished, recordings will appear in the recordings menu.
Students find recordings from link that has been placed in the module, by switching to the recording menu as above. You can direct students to this guide if they cannot find the recording menu.
It is only necessary to share a link to a recording when the session participants were not enrolled on the module/organisation. To do this, you will need to change the recording settings to enable public access.
Find the recording you'd like to share from the recording menu. From the action button (circle icon), select Recording settings and tick Allow public access. Save your changes. This will allow anybody with the link to view the recording.
You can delete a recording from the Recordings menu. Click the action button next to the recording you need a remove, then click Delete. A message will appear to confirm you’d definitely like to delete the recording.
You can upload a VTT caption file if you need to add or replace captions in a recording. Go the the Recordings panel, and select the Recording options for the relevant recording. Select Add caption source to upload a VTT file.