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How Do I Create an Interactive Video Assignment in Bongo?

In an Interactive Video assignment, students watch an instructor-provided video and can respond to a maximum of 20 related question prompts.  

The assignment can be accessed by students through Canvas via the Assignments link or within a Module.  

Create the Bongo Assignment in Canvas

  1. Enter a title for the Assignment.  It must be unique to all your other course assignment titles and cannot be changed once the assignment has been saved.
  2. Add Points

Select  External Tool for Submission Type

  1. Select External Tool
  2. Click Find and select Bongo Learn from the external tool list.
  3. Check Load This Tool in a New Tab

Complete and Save the Assignment Information

  1. Select Limited or Unlimited from the Allowed Attempts dropdown menu. Although Canvas lets you set the number of allowed attempts, you will also need to set this in Bongo.
  2. Enter Due, Available from, and Until dates.
  3. Click Save. Remember to click Save & Publish once you have completed creating the Bongo assignment.

Make sure the dates you set in Bongo for the assignment are the same as in Canvas.

Load the Bongo Assignment in a New Window

  1. Click Load Fall 2020 Bongo Assignment in a new window.

Activate the Assignment on the Bongo Site

Notice you are now on the Bongo site.  If this is the first time you are creating a Bongo assignment in a particular course, you will be prompted with the following Class Creation options; otherwise, you will not see these options:

Click Create a new course

Click  ASSIGNMENT

Choose Interactive Video

Complete the General and Instructions Settings

  1. Enter the Assignment Name (required)
  2. Enter the Due Date (optional) and Due Time (optional) of the assignment.  Make sure that your  available and due dates are the same in Bongo and Canvas.
  3. In the Instructions section, click on the camera icon (optional) to add an instructional video for the assignment.  If the assignment has Peer Review, then the Interactive Video must be uploaded as the Instructional video, too.
  4. Enter text instructions for the assignment. (required) Character limit is 1,024 characters, including spaces.
  5. In the Interactive Video section, click on the camera icon to add a  video.

Select the Video Type

Choose Record Video, Upload Video, or Select From Resources from the Add Video pop-up box to upload your video. Once you have chosen the video to upload, click the BEGIN UPLOAD button (you may have to scroll inside the pop-up box to see the button). NOTE: The video may take several minutes to completely upload, depending on its size.

Add Questions

You may add multiple choice questions, video response questions, or a combination of the two question types.

  1. Once the video has completely uploaded, then click Create Question.

Create Multiple Choice Questions

  1. Select Multiple Choice
  2. For Prompt At,  keep it on Set at End, and questions will appear at end of video; or click on the text to reveal Set Custom Time, and enter a specific time for questions to appear during the video.
  3. Enter the Multiple Choice question
  4. Enter the Multiple Choice options.  Enter the CORRECT option on the first line with the green checkmark.
  5. Click OK.

Weight the First Question

  1. Check Force Retake Multiple Choice Questions (optional)
  2. You must enter 100% for the weight of the FIRST question or you won't be able to save the question. As you add more questions, you may adjust the percentage as desired.
  3. Click the horizontal elipses to edit the question, if necessary.
  4. Click Save.

If you are using a combination of multiple choice questions and video responses, you will determine the grade weight of multiple choice questions and the total percent (100%) of multiple choice questions cannot exceed 99% . The weight of the video responses is automatically calculated based on the weight of the multiple choice questions.

Create Video Response Questions

  1. Select Video Response Question.
  2. For Prompt At,  keep it on Set at End, and questions will appear at end of video; or click on the text to reveal Set Custom Time, and enter a specific time for questions to appear during the video.
  3. Enter the Video Response question
  4. Click OK

Adjust Question Weights

  1. Adjust the weight of each multiple choice question as desired.  The video response questions will automatically calculated the Total percent (100%) of multiple choice questions cannot exceed 99% when using video response questions.

If you are using a combination of multiple choice questions and video responses, you will determine the grade weight of multiple choice questions and the total percent (100%) of multiple choice questions cannot exceed 99% . The weight of the video responses is automatically calculated based on the weight of the multiple choice questions.

Add Post-Submission Instructions (optional)

Post-Submission Instructions can provide text or video with additional information or the assignment video can be uploaded again for students to review.

  1. Click SHOW ADVANCED in the lower right corner of the screen.
  2. Scroll up to the Post-Submission Instructions section to enter text or upload a video.

Customize Peer Review

Peer Review is only available when students give Video Responses.

View Status of the Bongo Assignment

Once the Bongo assignment has been saved, you can view each student's progression in the assignment from their first view through completion, evaluation, and published score

Edit Bongo Assignment

After the Bongo assignment is saved, you may find the need to edit the settings.

  1. Click the down triangle next to Overview in the breadcrumb trail.
  2. Click Configure

Edit Canvas Assignment

After the Bongo assignment is saved, you may need to edit the Canvas assignment.

  1. Click the browser tab containing the Canvas assignment.
  2. Once on the Canvas page, click Edit Assignment Settings on the top righthand side of the screen.