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These procedures show how to upload a video, such as a PowerPoint video, directly to Canvas Content (a page, an assignment, a discussion topic or post, or a quiz), using Canvas Studio.  The procedures also show how to automatically load …

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Using a current and supported version of PowerPoint, you can record audio narration to slides, and export the slide show to a video file that can then be uploaded to the Web, in a Canvas Course, YouTube, or other hosting …

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The following guide shows how a Word document of multiple choice quiz questions must be formatted for it to be uploaded successfully into Canvas.  All references to CID in this document are meant to indicate the Department of Academic Technology …

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If you have old videos that were shot on camcorders using outdated formats (e.g., VHS or hi-8) and then digitized into your computer, they may not be playable if they are in old unrecognizable formats. A free utility called “Handbrake” …

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The following screencast walks you through the steps of posting an event to the calendar available in the MyUSF Portal.

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A professor asked this interesting question:  Can a YouTube video be put into Canvas with students earning credit for watching it?  The answer is “Yes,” with a modest amount of set-up by the instructor.  The video needs to be added …

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Students are occasionally required to submit a video to a Canvas assignment for grading.  The following screencast (two minutes 11 seconds) shows the steps to upload a video from a computer to a Canvas assignment using Canvas Studio, so that …

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For iPhone 7 or later users, these procedures cover how to set up your iPhone for the quickest and most efficient video recording possible, and then how to submit your video to a Canvas assignment via Canvas Studio.  What follows …

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A quiz placed in a Canvas Studio can sustain student attention and engagement.  Here is a 13-minute clinic on the process of importing a YouTube Video and creating a quiz to be embedded on the video timeline and eventually installed …

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