How do I upload a video using the Rich Content Editor as an instructor?
You can use the Rich Content Editor to upload a video. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, or Syllabus).
Canvas allows you to upload supported media types.
Canvas videos also support caption files. Once you upload a video, learn how to add captions to a video.
Open Rich Content Editor
Open the Rich Content Editor using one of the Canvas features which support the Editor.
Open Media Comment Tool
Click the Video Clip icon to open the Media Comment Tool.
Click the Upload Media tab.
Select Video File
Choose the Select Video File button. A popup window will appear in your browser.
Open Video File
Select the video you want to upload . Click the Open button .
Upload Video File
The status bar will show you the progress of your video upload. The speed of your upload will depend on your internet connection and the size of your video. Wait for your media to upload. Once the progress bar is full this window will automatically close.
View Uploaded Video
The uploaded video will be indicated by a link inside the Rich Content Editor.
Click the Save button to save any changes to the post made in the Rich Content Editor.
Note: When using the Rich Content Editor in Assignments, Discussions, Pages, and Quizzes, you have the option to Save & Publish. When using the Rich Content Editor in the Syllabus and Discussions pages, the Save button may appear as “Update Syllabus” or “Post Reply.”
Click the video to view it in Canvas.