Student - How do I create a webcam video in a Canvas Discussion text box?
In Canvas, users can record a webcam video in a Discussion text box.
Go to the Canvas text box in which you want to create a webcam video
Place your cursor in the text box where you want the webcam video displayed
Click the Record/Upload Media icon and select Upload/Record Media
This displays the Canvas Record/Upload Media panel
Select the "Record" tab
This displays the Media Recorder
Click "Start Recording"
Make sure your computer's microphone is connected and selected under the "Mic" button
Make sure your computer's webcam is turned on, connected and selected under the "Webcam" button
When done recording click "Finish"
Note: You can also click "Start Over" if you want to remake the video
Click on the Play arrow to preview your video
Note; After previewing the video you can click "Start Over" if you want to re-record the video
Name the Video and click Save
This embeds the video into the Discussion text box
NOTE: This may take awhile depending on the length of the video