Panopto: Add the Panopto block to a Moodle course

The Panopto block creates a link between your Moodle course and Panopto so that students can easily view class recordings.

Before You Start, you may need access to the following:

  • a Instructor of record or Other editing teacher role in a Moodle course  

Features of the Panopto Block

When you add a Panopto block to your course and provision it, Panopto creates a course folder that mirrors the set up of your Moodle course: anyone with an Instructor or Other Editing Teacher role in Moodle course will be given Creator permissions in the course's Panopto folder; anyone with an Auditor or Registered Student role in Moodle course will be given Viewer permissions.

The block also contains key links. For all users, it will provide a list of available recordings. For instructors, it will provides links to editing the settings in the course Panopto folder and downloading the Panopto software.

Sample Panopto block in Moodle

The Panopto block can be added to any academic course in Moodle by anyone who has the role of Instructor of Record or Other Editing Teacher

Add the Panopto course block 

  1. Toggle on Edit Mode in your course.
  2. Open the Block drawer.
  3. Click Add a block.
  4. From the pop-up menu that opens, choose Panopto.
  5. If the block contains a message that the “course has not yet been provisioned” click the Provision Course link.

If you have any difficulty, please copy any error messages and email them to In your email, please provide the name of the course in which you are trying to add the block.


If you have any additional questions or problems, don't hesitate to reach out to the Help Desk!

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