PDF icon How do I use Reflect - overview

If you are presenting a tutor-led session, for example a lecture, then your session will be recorded automatically for you based on the information in the timetable. Recordings will not be made available to students until you choose to publish them.

Basic process

Automatic recordings
Make available in Blackboard

Other options

If you would like to choose different settings from the default, for example to record video or from the visualiser, follow the options below.

Manual recordings
Edit a recording
Using a visualiser (document camera)
Tips for effective audio and video capture

Advanced options

More advanced use of Panopto.

Advanced editing
Share a recording with more than one Blackboard course
Embed a YouTube clip
Upload audio and video
Create a video assignment

Managing your recordings

Check viewing figures
Download a recording
Move a recording to a different module
Copy a recording
Delete a recording
Reusing recordings from a previous year

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Need help with Reflect?

For urgent help, when equipment is not working in a teaching room, call Teaching Room Support on 0116 252 2919.

Contact the IT Service Desk for all other technical problems, such as issues with Reflect recordings. Make sure you provide the module code and start/end times of the teaching event.

Phone: 0116 252 2253

For general Reflect enquiries about the use of Reflect in your teaching, email