By setting up the assignment in this manor, students can upload different types of video and audio. Also, the instructor can play the media in the grade book or speed grader without having to download it.    There are also help documentation for students on how to upload their media.


1.  In your Canvas Course, click the Assignments button

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2. Click the + button to add a new assignment to the group assignment block 

3. The Add Assignment to... dialog box will appear.  Click More Options to expand the Assignment page

4. The Create new assignment page is displayed

5. In the Assignment Name text box, type the name of your assignment

6. in the text box, type the assignment instructions (Use the Rich Content Editor to add images, text, links, equations, or insert media)

7. In the Points text box, type the highest grade students can receive

8. In the Assignments Group drop down list, select the group that the assignment will be a part of

9. In the Submission Type drop down menu, select Online

10. For the Online submission type, select Text Entry in the online entry options.  Text Entry uses the Rich Content Editor which has Kaltura as a media tool

11. Select the due date and the available from dates

12. Save and publish the assignment

13. Your saved video assignment will now be displayed

14. To add a rubric, click Add Rubric if needed

15. Speedgrader is available to view each student completed video and to add grades and comments

16. Students will now be able to select this video assignment to upload their video work