Studio for Students

You may be asked to record media (videos, presentations, etc.) using Canvas Studio.

Before You Get Started

Be sure to review assignment instructions/requirements before you begin recording or submitting assignments.

This article is not comprehensive; it covers essential topics you need to know when using Studio.

Computer, Browser & Internet

What are the computer and browser requirements?

Recording & Uploading

Can I practice using Canvas Studio?

How do I record a screen capture?

How do I record my web camera?

Can I upload video/audio from my phone or something else?

Submitting Assignments

How do I embed media in Assignment Text Entry, Discussions and Quiz Answers?

How do I attach media to an Assignment submission?

Computer, Browser & Internet

System Requirements

Computers less than 5 years should work, however there are exceptions.

Internet Browser

Chrome and Firefox are our recommended Internet browsers.

Note: If you have an issue in one browser, try using another browser. Having a primary and back up browser installed is recommended.

Internet Speed

Minimum of 512kbps.

Recording & Uploading

Can I practice recording using Studio?

Yes. Practicing is a great idea. You’ll have work out any technical bugs.

Click the Studio icon from your Canvas dashboard. No one has access to your media until you submit or post it.

Click the Canvas Help icon to chat with or call support.
Screenshot: Studio & Help Button Canvas Dashboard

How do I record a screen capture?

A screen capture is a recording of what’s on your screen (slides, a document, a web page etc.) and your audio or video.

How do I record my web camera?

You may be asked to record a web cam only video.

Can I upload video/audio from my phone or something else?

Yes! industry standard video/audio files (i.e., mp4, wmv, mov, mp3) can be uploaded.

Each file can be 10GB.

Submitting Assignments

Your instructor may enable one or both options for you to submit using Studio.

Note: If both methods are enabled, you MAY have the option to choose which method to use but be sure to read the assignment instructions to make certain you are submitting correctly.

How do I embed media in Discussions, Quiz answer and Assignment Text Entry?

  1. From the text editor toolbar, click the Apps icon.
    Note: The toolbar may be collapsed. Click the vertical dots to expand it to see more tools.  
    Screenshot: Rich Content Editor Apps button
  2. Search for and select Studio.
    Screenshot: Canvas Studio App

How do I attach media to an Assignment submission?

  1. Click the Submit Assignment button (not shown).
  2. Open the Studio tab to locate media or to begin recording or uploading.   
    Screenshot: Studio Assignment Tab

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Article ID: 67609
Created
Mon 3/22/21 10:03 AM
Modified
Thu 8/19/21 12:01 PM

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