Utility Menu

Using the echo360 Web Interface

Go to one of the classrooms already setup for lecture capture to complete the following steps:

Step 1: Open up a web browser and go to one of the following URL's based on which classroom you are in:

1.    Smith 320
2.    HEC 2039
3.    HEC 2005
4.    George 260
5.    Media 220
6.    UCG 404
7.    UCG 405

Step 2a: If using IE, You will be directed to a "Certificate Error" page. You should select “Continue to this website (not recommended).”

certificate error screenshot  

Step 2b: If Using Google Chrome, you will see the page below. Click "Advanced" and select "Proceed"

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Step 3: Enter your full USC Upstate email address and your password for Echo360 (if you do not have a password, please contact the Help Desk), and select "Login"  

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Step 4: Once the web interface loads, select “Ad Hoc Capture.”

ad hoc capture screenshot  

Step 5: Fill in the following information to appropriately record and post your capture:

  • Type a title for your capture (i.e. BIO201 Lecture 2/29/2016)
  • Select the length of time in minutes 
  • Make sure "personal library" is selected for upload location
  • Choose the format you want to capture (the default is Audio/Dvi-1/Composite-2 – Medium Quality). You have a range of choices from medium quality to extreme HD, as well as video and audio or just audio.
  • Finally, click on “Start Ad Hoc Capture."

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Step 6: The recording will start and stop automatically, unless you click on “Stop,” “Pause” or “Extend.”

capture window screenshot  

Step 7: Once the recording has finished, you will need to publish it, so it can be viewed on Blackboard. The following steps can be completed on any computer and do not need to happen at the classroom lectern. Simply visit https://echo360.org in your Internet browser, then log in with your USC Upstate email address and Echo360 password.

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Step 8: Click on “Captures” in the menu at the top.

 Step 9: Find your capture and click on it.

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Step 10:  Click “Publish”.

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Step 11: Select whether to publish to a course or individual, which class and section, and if to make available now or on a specific date. Then click "Publish" again.

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Step 12: Your recording should now be available on Blackboard.

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