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Panopto Student Guide: Canvas Assignments

Tutorial for Submitting Canvas Assignment

Submitting Panopto Recordings in Canvas Assignments

  1. Navigate to your course in Canvas to the assignment you need to submit.
    Canvas course page and boxed red Assignment tab.
  2. In the Text Entry field that opens below the assignment instructions, click the Panopto icon
    Assignment submission text box with circled red Panopto symbol. 
  3. This will open a window where you can navigate to the folder where you recorded your Panopto video. Navigate to the course assignment folder—it will be labeled “(your course name) [assignments]”—by typing in the folder name in the top field and choosing the assignment folder from the list.
    Panopto popup folder text field. a) Type in the course folder name. b) Select the course assignment folder.
  4. Locate and select your video. 
    Panopto Recordings popup with a selected video.

  5. Select "Insert" in the bottom right. Insert button at the bottom right of the Panopto popup.
  6. When the video is embedded in the text box, click the "Submit Assignment" button. Note that if your video is still processing, you may see a message saying “The video isn’t ready yet.” You can still submit your assignment, and the video will finish encoding and be live for your instructor to view.
    "Submit Assignment" button in the Assignment page.


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