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Lecturecast August 20172018


The information contained in this training guide is designed to give Lecturecast Instructors (Moodle Tutors and Course Administrators)
a brief overview of the Lecturecast Active Learning Platform (ALP) at UCL.

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2.1 Access Lecturecast via a Moodle course

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In this example, the 'Introduction to Economics' course 'Moodle Demo Course' will be used.

Click on the 'ECON1001: Introduction to Economics' course hyperlink to view course content.

2.2 Open the Lecturecast section for this Moodle course

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Click the activity hyperlink to open the relevant Lecturecast section.

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2.3 Lecturecast opens at the relevant section

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When you access the Lecturecast system via Moodle, the Lecturecast section linked to the Moodle course is displayed.

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3.1 Navigate between courses

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Click the 'Courses' option in the taskbar to navigate between your courses within Lecturecast.

3.2 Course content is accessed via classes

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Course content is contained in classes. This course currently has two four classes.

Each class can contain up to one video and one presentation.

3.3 A class is created when a Lecturecast recording is scheduled

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A new 'empty' class is created automatically when a Lecturecast recording is scheduled via the Lecturecast Scheduler.

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3.4 A class can also be created for extra course content

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Use the 'NEW CLASS' button to create additional classes to contain any extra course content you wish to make available
to students.

3.5 Organise classes using groups

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Use the 'NEW GROUP' button to group classes containing associated content. For example, if you have an additional video
you want to make available to your students, you can create a new class to contain the additional content and group the
classes relevant to the specific lecture.

3.6 View, edit and manage content

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View, edit and manage content within a class using the buttons associated with the class.

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4.1 Navigate to the Library

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Click the 'Library' option in the taskbar to navigate to the Library.

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4.2 View library content in a grid or list view

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The Library content is currently displayed in the grid view. Click the 'list view' icon to display your content in a list.


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Click the 'grid view' icon to return the display to the grid view.

4.3 Upload content to your library

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Click the 'UPLOAD CONTENT' button to add content to your library.

4.4 Manage your content

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View content you have uploaded, imported or created via the 'My Content' screen.

View content that other users have shared with you via the 'Shared with me' screen.


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Click on the drop down arrow for a content item to view, share, edit and delete that content item.

4.5 Select the 'Share' option to publish your content to a course

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Select the relevant publishing and availability options for the content item, then scroll to the bottom of the popup box
to publish the content item.

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5.1 Navigate to your Dashboard

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Click the 'Dashboard' option in the taskbar to navigate to your dashboard.

5.2 The status of your Lecturecast sections is displayed

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The dashboard contains a snapshot of the status of each of the your Lecturecast sections.

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