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Using Recorded Collaboration Sessions

Your instructor and institution control which tools are available. If this tool is not available, your instructor or institution may have disabled it.

Recorded sessions allow you to review the discussions and questions raised during a collaboration session.

How to Access Recordings

  1. On the course menu, click Tools.
  2. On the Tools page, select Collaboration.
  3. On the Collaboration Sessions page, access the session's contextual menu and select Recordings.
  4. On the Session Recordings page, select the recording in the Recording Name column.

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How to Search for Recordings

  1. On the course menu, click Tools.
  2. On the Tools page, select Collaboration.
  3. On the Collaboration Sessions page, access the session's contextual menu and select Recordings.
  4. On the Session Recordings page, select the Recording Name or Date Created option in the Search by field.
  5. Type the name of the recording or the creation date.
  6. Click Search.

How to Access Group Recordings

  1. Access your group.
  2. In the Group Tools section, select Collaboration.
  3. On the Collaboration Sessions page, access the session's contextual menu and select Recordings.
  4. On the Session Recordings page, select the recording in the Recording Name column.

How to Create Group Recordings

  1. Access your group.
  2. In the Group Tools section, select Collaboration.
  3. On the Collaboration Sessions page, click the name of the session you want to join.
  4. After joining the session, click the Begin recording function on the action bar.
  5. In the Name Recording pop-up window, type a name for the recording or the creation date.
  6. Click OK.

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How to Edit Group Recordings

  1. Access your group.
  2. In the Group Tools section, select Collaboration.
  3. On the Collaboration Sessions page, access the session's contextual menu and select Recordings.

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  4. On the Session Recordings page, access the recording's contextual menu and select Edit.
  5. On the Recording Properties page, type a name in the Recording Name box.
  6. Select Yes to permit users to view the recording.
  7. Click Submit.

How to Delete Group Recordings

  1. Access your group.
  2. In the Group Tools section, select Collaboration.
  3. On the Collaboration Sessions page, access the session's contextual menu and select Recordings.
  4. On the Session Recordings page, access the recording's contextual menu and select Delete.
  5. On the Delete Recording page, click Delete to confirm the deletion.