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How do I submit Media Recording assignments?

NOTE:  To submit media recording assignments you will need to have a microphone and if you are also doing video you will need a webcam.

Go to the Media Recording Assignment

Go to the Media Recording Assignment

In your course, go to the assignment and click the "Submit Assignment" button.

Now, click the "Record / Upload Media" button under the submission area.

Select recording type

Select recording type

In the pop-up window you will see two options.  You can either select the "Upload Media" tab to upload a file that you have already recorded or you can create a new recording by selecting the "Record Media" tab (this tab is selected by default).

Record Media

Record Media

If you choose to record your own media, select the "Record Media" tab.  Enter in a title for your recording in the "Title" box [1].  Then, on the left, you can choose to record audio only [2] or you can choose to record audio and video [2].  Once you have selected the appropriate option, click the "Allow" button [4] in the Adobe Flash Player Settings pop-up.

Begin Recording

Begin Recording

When you are ready to begin recording, just click anywhere in the box.  When you are done recording, just click again in the box.

Note:  If you are recording audio & video, you should see a preview of your webcam image while you record.

When you are done recording, the recording will automatically play back for you to review.  If you are happy with the recording click the "Save" button [1] or you can click the record button to re-record [2].

Submit your assignment

Submit your assignment

When you are done, the submission area will display that you are ready to submit and you can enter some comments in the comments field [1] if you like.  When you are ready, click the "Submit Assignment" button [2] to complete your assignment.