Record Myself in Canvas

Easily record and embed short videos with your webcam and insert them into your Canvas class announcements and pages.


Get Started

To get started using Canvas start writing an announcement, page, or discussion post and then click the MEDIA icon (looks like a film reel).

See this Canvas guide to start recording a video in Canvas: 



Below under the Session 1 Warm-Up header is an example of a video embedded on a Canvas page that was recorded using Canvas Video. Click on the image to view the page in your browser and experience the video player in context. 


Key Features and Benefits

Canvas video is built into Canvas and is accessible almost everywhere in Canvas where you can write -- announcements, pages, discussions posts, and in SpeedGrader.

  • Record a quick recap of last class and send it in an announcement
  • Record a short overview of the week’s materials
  • Record an answer to student questions easily
  • Upload a short video you’ve recorded to your class