Eckstein Hall Classroom Recording

This how-to pertains to classrooms 155, 226, 246, 257, 263, 267, 355, 357, 363, 367, and 444. For rooms 204, 255, 304, and 455, using your laptop's built in equipment should suffice to capture the recording. If you would like better sound, a USB boundary microphone can be located in those rooms and used to improve your laptop's audio quality. The only configuration that needs to be done is changing your microphone settings in Teams. A majority of the time Teams will default to the boundary microphone for you and no settings need to be changed. 

Like everything in the Office Suite of tools, there are multiple ways to do the steps below. These are what we consider to be the easiest, and best practice for most.

  1. Schedule Your Class for the Semester
    • Schedule your class on your Teams calendar to create a place to start a meeting. The only participant of the meeting will be you. Permissions for sharing will be added after the class has finished recording.
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  2. Use the Room AV for Recording
    1. ​Using the Podium Computer
      • Undock the lavalier microphone and clip it on
      • Tap the small toushscreen on the podium to wake the room and then tap "Computer"
      • Log into the computer with your MU credentials
      • Click the Microsoft Teams icon on the desktop, it should automatically log you in
      • Click the “Calendar” icon on the left side of the Teams app
      • Locate today's class and click "Join"
      • Click "Join Now" using "Computer Audio"
      • Click the elipses and click "Start Recording"
      • When done, stop the recording and leave the meeting
         
    2. Using Your Laptop
      • Undock the lavalier microphone and clip it on
      • Plug in the HDMI cable on the podium. If needed use adapters tethered to the HDMI cable. 
      • Plug in the USB cable that is in the cable tether
      • Tap the small toushscreen on the podium to wake the room and then tap "Laptop"
      • Start Teams on your laptop
      • Sign into Teams if necessary using your MU credentials
      • Click the “Calendar” icon on the left side of the Teams app
      • Locate today's class and click "Join"
      • Click "Join Now" using "Computer Audio"
      • Click the elipses and click "Start Recording"
      • When done, stop the recording and leave the meeting
         
  3. Share the Recording
    • Navigate to https://portal.office.com
    • On the left side of the browser window, click the OneDrive cloud icon
    • Find the “Recordings” directory and click into it
    • Click the share icon next to the recording you would like to share
    • ​Enter the name of the student(s) you would like to share the recording with. You may also type a brief message for the student if desired. Then hit “Send”.
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