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Creative Uses for Panopto

Panopto is a software that can be used to go beyond simply recording a lecture. Below are just a few ways that WSU faculty have used Panopto in their classes:

  • Supplemental Class Materials: Record a demonstration or tutorial so students can watch it several times if necessary
  • Assignment Details: Walk students through directions of an assignment or project
  • Feedback: Provide students with audio/video feedback about their assignments and papers
  • Class Summary: Record a weekly summary of the class and give an overview of future assignments
  • Student Presentations: Have students record and upload presentations

Creative Uses for VoiceThread

VoiceThread is a cloud-based application that allows users to upload, share and discuss documents, presentations, images, audio files and videos. Below are just a few ways that WSU faculty have used VoiceThread in their classes:

  • Media Critique: Using a video clip of media (movie, commercial, news clip, etc.), students analyze and critique
  • Sign Language/Foreign languages: Students communicate using the new language; instructor and students provide feedback
  • Studio Critique: Students submit examples of their work and the class offers critique using the commenting and drawing tool
  • Student ePortfolio: Collect, select, reflect