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How to Record Your Lecture in Zoom and Post It into CCLE (this will add Captions and Transcripts)

Recording your Lecture in Zoom

Preparation

  1. Ensure you have the Zoom Desktop Client.

  2. Refer to Guidance on Protecting Privacy and Data During Remote Working and Teaching Using Zoom while COVID-19 Modifications are in Effect for privacy requirements in recording your lectures.

Recording a Lecture

Note:  You’ll see participants (students) in a meeting (class) are prohibited from recording; only a host (instructor) is permitted to record.  Participants will not be able to record sessions without the host’s permission, do not grant this permission to the students. 

  1. Launch your Zoom session in the Desktop Client application.  Zoom sessions in the web browser cannot locally record.
  2. See Section C of Guidance on Protecting Privacy and Data During Remote Working and Teaching Using Zoom while COVID-19 Modifications are in Effect for giving notice prior to recording.

  3. Hover your mouse or tab to (for tab, you will need "Always Show Meeting Controls" enabled) to the bottom of the Zoom window, a set of tools will appear. Click Record to start recording the session.When your Zoom menu is small, other tools will be condensed into the More button.
    1. If you are unable to locate the Record button, click on the More… button, a drop-down list with Record will appear.

      At the bottom of the Zoom window, you will see the buttons to pause or stop the recording.
       
  4. You can pause or stop recording at any time.
    1. Pause recording will results in one continuous video. 
    2. Stop recording will result in many videos if you resume recording during the session.

      At the bottom of the Zoom window, you will see the buttons to pause or stop the recording.
       
  5. To end recording, hover your mouse or tab to (for tab, you will need "Always Show Meeting Controls" enabled) to the bottom of the Zoom window and click Stop Recording.
    1. If you are unable to locate the Stop Recording button, click on the More… button, a drop-down list with Stop Recording will appear.

      When you have launched your Zoom room, the tools will appear in the bottom part of the Zoom screen, if not, hover your mouse to the bottom of the Zoom window
       
  6. Click End Meeting to render your recording into a mp4 file (NOTE: Do not close your device as this will stop the rendering process and will not have a mp4 file. It can take up to 20 minutes for a one hour lecture).

Recordings are stored locally on your computer, typically in your Document folder. Once the meeting is complete, the recording will be converted and saved to your computer. To revisit past recordings, click on the Meetings Tab from the Home Screen and select Recorded.

You will be able to play full meetings with video or just audio, delete recordings, or open the file folder to access the recording file.

While logged into your Zoom app, you can find any recorded sessions in the Meetings button, then click on the Recorded tab

 

Posting Your Lecture to Your CCLE Site

  1. Click the Turn editing on button in the upper right-hand corner of your site page.
  2. Click navigate to the section you wish to post your video.
  3. At the bottom of the section, locate the +Drag and drop file(s) here.

    Look for the Drag and drop file(s) here box surrounded by dashes
     
  4. Drag your video into the +Drag and drop box
  5. A Dialog box will appear

    After the Drag and drop, the default radio button is fine, Add media to course page, Click the Upload button
     
  6. Select Create file resource, then click Upload
  7. Wait between 10 - 20 minutes for the video to convert, once it is done, will appear as a link on your site

    After the Drag and drop, you can select the radio button, Create file resource, Click the Upload button.

If this method does not work for you, please follow the instructions on how to add a Video Resource.

 

If you are having a problem with CCLE, please contact your local IT support.

Thanks to Caroline Kong and the CCLE team for their content.