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How Do I Upload a Video to a Canvas Assignment through the Student App?

This tutorial will show you how to upload a video that you recorded using your mobile device to an Assignment in Canvas. Be sure to follow the assignment instructions provided by your instructor. If you have questions about the assignment or the technical steps required, please contact your course instructor.

Before you begin this tutorial:

Note: The first time you use the Canvas Student App, you'll need to sign in. After you've signed in, you can skip Step #1 - Step #3, when accessing the app in the future.

Sign in for the first time - Step #1

After downloading, open the Canvas Student App. The first time you use the Canvas Student App, you'll need to sign in.

  1. Tap the Find my school button.

Note: After you've signed in, you can skip this step when accessing the app in the future.

Sign in for the first time - Step #2

  1. Enter UWMIL in the "Find your school or district" field.
  2. Tap the Go button.

Sign in for the first time - Step #2

  1. From the dropdown menu, select UW-Milwaukee.
  2. Tap the Go button.

Sign in for the first time - Step #3

  1. Enter your UWM ePanther username and password.

Step #5

Upon entering the Canvas Student App, you'll see a list of Canvas course in which you are enrolled.

  1. Select the course that you'd like to upload you video to.

Step #6

  1. From the course site, tap Assignments from the menu.

Step #7

  1. From the list of assignments, tap the appropriate assignment where you'll upload your video.

Step #8

Be sure that you have already recorded your video using the instructions in the "Before you begin this tutorial" section of this tutorial.

  1. Tap the Submit Assignment button.

Step #9

  1. Click the Choose a file to upload button.

Step #10

Browse to the location on your computer where you have saved your media file and select the file. Note: if you downloaded media files that were uploaded through D2L's My Media using Chrome, these files will most likely be located in your "Downloads" folder.

  1. When the "Upload Completed!" message is received, type the media title.

 

 

OPTIONAL - Step #11

If you would like to share the media with another instructor at UWM, you can add a Collaborator.

  1. Click the + Add Collaborator button.

OPTIONAL - Step #13

  1. Under the “Select Permissions” area, check the appropriate box to provide collaborator permissions. In most cases, Co-Editor box is appropriate.
  2. Click the Add button.

Note: Co-Editors can edit the entry's details and metadata, trim media, replace media, edit captions, edit chapters and edit slides. Co-editors cannot delete media or add new co-editors and co-publishers.

Step #14

Once your video has successfully uploaded and you've added any desired collaborators, you can embed the video into your Canvas Page.

  1. EITHER, click the Embed Settings button (looks like a gray gear), to modify the embed settings embed.
  2. OR, click the Save and Embed button, to embed the video with the default settings. If you select the Save and Embed option, SKIP TO STEP #19.

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