Canvas Canvas Video / Audio AssignmentsStudent - How do I submit an audio / video assignment?

Student - How do I submit an audio / video assignment?

If your instructor has created a Canvas Media assignment, you can submit (or create) a media file following the directions below:

There are 3 options:

  • Option 1 - Record audio/video from webcam
  • Option 2 - Record audio from computer's microphone
  • Option 3 - Submit a previously recorded file

Go to the Canvas course site / Assignments

Note: Some instructors post links to thie assignments in Pages or in a Module.

Click on the name of the Assignment

This displays the assignment instructions.

Click Submit Assignment

This displays the assignment submission panel.

Click Record/Upload Media

This opens your computer's webcam application.

NOTE: Your computer must have FLASH installed and your browser must be set to use FLASH. Most browsers have Flash setting accessed by clicking on the security icon located in the URL address box.

Option 1 - Record Video/Audio - Click the Record button

When finished recording, title video and click Save

This saves the recording and embeds it in the submit assignment box as a vido icon.

Add Comment (Optional) then Click Submit Assignment

This submits the webcam video to the assignment.

Option 2 - Record Audio - Click the Record with Microphone Only Icon

This enables an audio only recording using your computer's microphone.

Click Record

When finished recording, title video and click Save

This saves the recording and embeds it in the submit assignment box as a vido icon.

Add Comment (Optional) then click Submit Assignment

This submits the audio recording to the assignment.

Option 3 - Submit a previously recorded Audio or Video File - Click the Upload Media Tab

Select either Select Audio File or Select Video File

This displays your computer's file locator.

Select the file, then click Open (or Select)

This uploads the audio or video file and embeds it in the submit assignment box as a vido icon.

Add Comment (Optional) then click Submit Assignment

This submits the audio or video recording to the assignment