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Echo360: Link Echo to Moodle using External Tool

This tutorial is for instructors who want to have a link in their Moodle course to a list of all of the Echo Recordings for that specific course. This list is dynamic, as weekly scheduled recordings are added in Echo the students will see them and you do not need to update anything. 

The tutorial has two major parts :

Step 1 - Add External Tool activity in your Moodle course. **

View 3 min screen cast recording. 

Step-by-step guide

Step 1 - Add External Tool activity in your Moodle course. **

  1. Log into Moodle

  2. Find and select Course

  3. Click Turn Editing On

  4. Locate the course section where you want the link & then click Add an Activity or Resource

  5. Select External Tool

  6. Fill in Activity name field - This will be the words in the link that students click on. 

  7. From Preconfigured Tool drop down, choose Echo360.

Updating External tool in Echo360-Class Video Recording

8. Click Save and Return to Course

9. First time only: Back on your Moodle course page, click on the activity name link you just added.

10. This will launch Echo, and you will be prompted to select the Course Section Home or Classroom you want to link to in Moodle.

11. At Step 1: Choose (or create) a section - Click the Section drop down and select desired course from list.

MAT: Moodle Users Courses

MAT: Moodle Users Courses/Recording

MAT: Moodle Users Recording Link Content