How do I upload an audio file using the Rich Content Editor as a student?
You can use the Rich Content Editor to upload an audio file. The Rich Content Editor is used in features that support the editor (Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, and Quizzes).
For more information about supported uploaded media types, please see the Canvas Media Files lesson.
Open Rich Content Editor
Open the Rich Content Editor using one of the Canvas features which support the Editor.
Open Media Uploader
Click the Video Clip icon to open the Media Comment Tool.
Click the Upload Media tab.
Select Audio File
Choose the Select Audio File button. A popup window will appear in your browser.
Open Audio File
Select the audio file you want to upload . Click the Open button .
Upload Audio File
The status bar will show you the progress of your audio upload. The speed of your upload will depend on your internet connection and the size of your audio. Wait for your media to upload. Once the progress bar is full this window will automatically close.
View Audio File
The uploaded audio will be indicated by a link inside the Rich Content Editor.
Click the Save button to save any changes in the Rich Content Editor.
Note: When using the Rich Content Editor in Pages, you have the option to Save. When using the Rich Content Editor in Discussions, the Save button appears as “Post Reply”. In Assignments, the button appears as “Submit Assignment”. In Quizzes, the button appears as “Submit Quiz”.
Click the audio preview to view it in Canvas.