Canvas Web Cam VideosStudent - How do I create a webcam video in a Canvas Discussion text box?

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"

NOTE:

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

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