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Embed a Video in a Canvas Page 

To embed a video recording in a Canvas course page, follow these instructions.

  1. On the Canvas page (or assignment instructions, announcement, or quiz), click Edit. This opens the page for editing in the Rich Content editor.
  2. On the toobar, click Embed Media.
    embed media for dummies
  3. An Embed Media window will open in front of your edit screen.
  4. If you have already uploaded and published the video, see "a" below. Otherwise, follow instructions in "b."
    1. Find the desired video in the list. Click on Select to embed the video onto the page and return to editing. (If you want to choose a different size preview image on the page, you can also select a size on the drop-down menu before clicking Select.)
      Select the size of the media

    2. At the top of the Embed Media window, follow these steps to Upload a Video to My Media. Then, click Back to Browse and Embed. Finally, click on Select next to the video you just uploaded.
  5. The video will appear on the Canvas page (or assignment instructions, announcement or quiz).
  6. On the course page, click Save.