Once you have the Panopto application installed on your Mac you can record a lecture right from your office.
Open the Panopto application on your computer and choose "Sign in" at the upper right of the window.
The first time you use the Panopto application you will get prompted to allow Panopto to use your camera, microphone and record your screen. A settings window will pop up to allow for screen recording.
When you are ready to record, select "Create new Recording"
Once you have selected your Primary Source Video, usually the one that is recording you and the secondary source, your desktop or presentation software. Click Record.
Minimize the Panopto Window and begin your presentation.
To end your recording, navigate back to the Panopto application and choose stop.
Choose a name for your recording and choose upload. This will upload to your Panopto folder.