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Creating a Media Recording Assignment

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Canvas Assignments has several different submission types. One of those submission types is a media recording, which allows students to record and upload video / audio submissions.

  1. To create an assignment, see our article "Creating an Assignment."
  2. When you reach the "Submission Type" portion of the assignment settings, select "Online" from the drop down menu.
  3. From the "Online Entry Options" list, check off "Media Recordings" to allow students to record or upload video / audio submissions.
  1. You can follow the rest of the "Creating an Assignment" article to complete the remainder of the assignment creation.
    1. Be sure to click "Save" or "Save & Publish" when finished.

To see the student view of a media recording assignment, please see our article, "Submitting Media Recording Assignments."

For more help, please contact [email protected].

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