Upload Student Video Assignments in Canvas

Environment

Canvas

Issue

Upload MiVideo media to an assignment within Canvas. 

Resolution

There are two ways to attach MiVideo media depending on the assignment submission type; text entry or media recordings.

Submission type Text Entry 

MiVideo media can be embedded into the Rich Text Editor.

Upload media to My Media (skip this section if your media has already been uploaded)

Add media to your My Media library by navigating to Account > My Media > Add New and selecting one of the following options:

  1. If you have a video ready to upload select Media Upload. Make sure you get the success message before leaving the page. If you edit the title or description click the Save button
  2. To use the Kaltura Webcam & Audio Recording select Kaltura Express Capture
    • Express Capture is a browser-based webcam and audio recorder that does not record the screen. Recommended only for short recordings.
    • After recording, select Use This to upload the recording to My Media.
    • See the Using Kaltura Express Capture article.
  3. To use the ​Kaltura Screen, Camera, and Audio Recording software application select Kaltura Capture
    • Kaltura Capture is a free software application for Mac and Windows. It will record your screen/Powerpoint presentation as well as webcam/audio. 
    • After recording, select the Save & Upload option to upload to My Media.
    • See the Using Kaltura Capture article. 

Tip: (optional) See the Video Editor article for more information on.editing your video (trim, chop, splice, and copy) once it has been uploaded to My Media.

Submit Assignment

  1. Go to the assignment in Canvas and click the Start Assignment button. In the Canvas text editor, you can add any text you want to, then embed your video submission
  2. To embed media, select the MiVideo icon in the second row of toolbar buttons. If you do not see the MiVideo icon, click the triple dots icon.
  3. Make sure the My Media tab is selected.
  4. Click the Embed button next to the video you want to submit.

Tip: You can submit a video that is still processing. Processing will run in the background.

  1. Click the Submit Assignment button for the assignment. You can go back into the assignment and click on Submission Details to check the status of your submission anytime. When it’s ready, you'll be able to play the video back and see exactly what the instructor will see.

Submission type Media Recording

MiVideo media can be uploaded and attached to the assignment. Note: You are not able to embed the video from My Media with this submission type, the recording must exist on your computer's hard drive. 

Submit Assignment

  1. Go to the assignment in Canvas and click the Start Assignment button.
  2. Click the Record/Upload Media button.
  3. Select the Upload Media tab then the Select Video File button.
  4. Locate the video file on your hard drive and select Open.
  5. The video will upload to the assignment.
  6. Click the Submit Assignment button for the assignment. You can go back into the assignment and click on Submission Details to play the video back and see exactly what the instructor will see.

Video Demos

How to Submit a Canvas Video Assignment 

Using Kaltura Capture for Asynchronous Video in Canvas

Additional Information

Details

Article ID: 4828
Created
Thu 4/8/21 5:25 PM
Modified
Thu 12/9/21 4:59 PM