Echo360 Using Teams and OneDrive

Overview

IMPORTANT NOTE: If want your students rostered from Canvas to Teams, you must complete Canvas/Teams integration (syncs your Canvas course and creates a class team). 

If you host and record your class meetings in Microsoft Teams and are manually downloading them from OneDrive, then uploading them to Echo360, you no longer need to. Echo360 now integrates with Teams and OneDrive. This integration allows all recordings made in Teams SharePoint sites  or a folder on your OneDrive to automatically copy to Echo360. All you need to do is set up the OneDrive subscription. 

Article Sections

Subscribe a OneDrive folder to Echo360

Part 1: Adding the OneDrive Subscription

  1. Log into echo360.org, select the gear icon (upper-right), and select Account Settings.
  2. In the left menu, choose OneDrive Settings.
  3. Select, Add OneDrive Subscription, (see Figure 1.)
    • A window modal will display a list of all available folders, click My Files (OneDrive) or select the appropriate Team, (see Figure 2.).
      • Choose the appropriate folder to subscribe to, click Next:
        • My Files (OneDrive): Navigate to the OneDrive folder that you have access to click Next as appropriate, click Save.
          • To select your Teams meetings recordings, click My Files then look for the Recordings folder.
        • Teams (Channel): Select the Team, then the Channel, click Save.
        • Repeat step 3 for each OneDrive folder/Teams channel that you want to subscribe to.

Figure 1.

​​​​​​Echo360 Add a OneDrive Subscription

 

Figure 2.

Echo360 Adding a OneDrive Subscription: Choosing My Files or a Team

To set up automatic copying of your Teams Meeting Recordings, choose My Files then select the Recordings folder.


Part 2: Select where you want new media to publish

  1. Choose from the drop down menu (triangle pointing down) where you want new recordings to publish to, (see Figure 3).
    • Library (default): Copies media to your library, where you can store, manage the media, or share it.
    • Course: You must have a course for the current term, if you do not you can request an Echo360 course. Mapping to a Echo360 course will create a new class each time a recording is made and will be seen on the Classes List page. NOTE: A copy of your media will always be stored in your Library.
  2. Click Save Section Settings. Once configured to Echo360, new recordings will automatically process to Echo360. The time it takes to appear in your Library, depends on the length of the recording and where it is at on the server, you will receive an email notification when its completed.
  3. The sample image below shows the end result after adding the OneDrive Subscription(s), the subscribed folder(s) will display and location you chose to copy new media to. If you have more than 1 folder subscribed, you will see all of them listed.
  4. Once a OneDrive subscription is complete any new recordings will automatically save to Echo360, it doesn't work for media that was already in the folder.
     

Figure 3.

Echo360 OneDrive Settings - Subscribed Recordings folder

For a visual step through, view Echo360's article: Using OneDrive with Echo360

IMPORTANT NOTES: When subscribing Echo360 to a OneDrive folder.
Existing media
prior to adding the OneDrive subscription will not copy to Echo360, it only applies to new media recordings after you've added the OneDrive subscription. 
Subscribing to a OneDrive folder only audio/video media will copy to Echo360, see supported file formats.
PowerPoint media (presentation) will not copy to Echo360 at this time. You can manually upload presentation(s) via the Create button > Upload.


Accessing Echo360 inside of Teams

You can access Echo360 inside of MS Teams from the left menu or from a Teams channel. Allowing you to access your Library, Courses, Upload, Edit, or Create new media. This is the same experience when logging into echo360.org or Canvas, you are just working inside of MS Teams, see the sample images below.

For a visual step through, view this article: Using MS Teams with Echo360.

Teams (left menu): Access your Echo360 Library

Teams Echo360 app available in global menu
 

Teams (channel/tab): Links your Echo360 course

Teams Echo360 app add to a Channel

Need Training?

Learn how to start using Echo360 inside of Teams register for our Managing Media in Echo360 training workshop at svsu.edu/workshops

New to Echo360?

Echo360 provides the ability to record your class lectures inside or outside of the classroom, offers automatic scheduling/Live Streaming of your classes, and student engagement tools in one Active Learning Platform that integrates with Canvas. View our article, Echo360 Getting Started guide.

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Article ID: 139586
Created
Thu 11/18/21 11:45 AM
Modified
Tue 8/9/22 1:21 PM

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