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How do I create a video assignment?

This guide provides details on how to create a video assignment using the Media Library tool within Canvas.

Go to Settings

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To create a folder students can upload to, you need to create an “assignment folder.” Click on the settings icon in the Media Library.

Create an Assignment Folder

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Within the overview tab in setting click on “Create Assignment Folder.”

Once clicked a new folder will be created within the current folder and students will have the ability to upload media. By default, students will not be able see each others media. This can be changed in the setting tab of the assignment folder.

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