Submit a video in Canvas using Echo360

This guide steps through accessing a Canvas assignment, uploading a video to your Echo360 (Lecture Capture) library, then embedding it into the assignment submission.

Upload and submit your video

  1. Go to Assignments in your subject navigation menu.
  2. Click on the relevant Assignment to open it.
  3. On the Assignment page, click the blue Submit Assignment button.
Submitting to the video assignment
Submitting to the video assignment
  1. The Assignment submission area will display a range of tab options. Select the Echo360 tab.
Selecting the Echo360 tab
Selecting the Echo360 tab
  1. You will be presented with a media selection dialog box. Select the Upload Existing Media tab, then click Select Media.
    1. Note: If you need to edit your media before submission, please visit the following Echo360 guide on uploading media into Echo360.
Upload Existing Media tab
Upload Existing Media tab
  1. Follow the options to find and select your video file to upload to your Echo360 library. When ready, click Upload.
Select and upload your media file
Selecting and uploading your media file
  1. Your upload progress will be tracked in the upload window. Do not close the submission window until the upload is complete.
Video uploading screen
Video uploading screen
  1. Once the file is uploaded, you will be returned to the media selection dialog box in the Choose from My Home tab, with the newly uploaded video selected by default.
    1. Note: The preview may not display a thumbnail; this is because the video is still being processed by Echo360. How long this takes is partially dependent on the size of the video.
Inserting video from Choose From My Home
Inserting video from Choose From My Home
  1. Click Insert to submit this video for the assignment. Your uploaded video will appear here as a URL to your video.
    1. Note: If you wish to upload a different video instead, click the Change button located to the right of the URL and you will be returned to the media selection panel.
Submitting your Echo360 video to your assignment
Submitting your Echo360 video to your assignment
  1. Enter any supporting information you want to provide along with your submission in the Additional comments field.
  2. When finished, click Submit Assignment.

IMPORTANT: Once a video is submitted for an assignment is locked in Echo360; you cannot edit or delete the video. You can make a copy of it if you need an editable version.

Review your submission

After submission, you can review your submission from the Assignment page. Click Submission Details to see the video you submitted, along with any comments you may have provided.

Reviewing your submission
Reviewing your submission

This guide was last updated 14 Apr 2020.
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