Echo360 Ad-hoc (non-scheduled) Classroom Capture Guide


All rooms have Classroom Capture installed on the podium computer it will record your screen content and audio, but it doesn't have a camera installed in the room. View our Classroom Equipment and Technology Article. This article demonstrates creating an ad-hoc recording with Universal Capture Classroom software.

Watch video: Creating an Ad-hoc Live Stream Recording with Classroom Capture


Set Up Your Capture Details

Begin by opening Echo360 capture software on the podium computer, click the pencil icon  to open the Capture Details window.

The image below shows you an example of how to set up your class recording and Live Stream your class. If you are simply recording your class, do not check Live Stream. If you are going to Live Stream your class, click the Live Stream check box. Learn more about Live Streaming your Classes with Echo360.

For specific details on using Classroom Capture for adhoc recordings, view or download (PDF) instructions "Echo360 Adhoc Live Stream with Classroom Capture". Refer to the right side of the page  under the Attachments section.


Classroom Capture

Recording Sensitive Information

While recording your class lectures, do not check grades, email, or anything confidential which violates FERPA policy. All content is recorded and will be available to students whether scheduled to start automatically or started and stopped manually. 
Need to trim or cut out sensitive information? You can edit your video directly in your browser, view a library of help articles on using the Media Editor in Echo360.

Pause or Stop your Classroom Recording

A recording can be paused, stopped, or canceled using hotkeys or keyboard shortcuts:

Pause your recording: Ctrl F6 or click the Echo360 icon on the desktop. Click it to resume the classroom recording.
Stop your recording early: Ctrl F8. Your recording will be published automatically to the selected Echo360 course.
 Cancel your recording: Your recording will not publish anywhere.

Need IT Help?

For technical assistance, call the Support Center at 989.964.4225 (x4225), or by email at


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