Creating a Video Assignment with Canvas Studio

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In this post, we’ll go over how to create an assignment that accepts a video from Canvas Studio, Canvas’s video recording and storage platform. Studio is an application that can be added to your Canvas menu on the left.


To create the assignment, first click on Assignments. Then click on the add Assignment button.


Name the assignment. Scroll down to submission type. Select online.

The type of Assignment is a file upload.

Click Save or Save and Publish to make the assignment available.

Students will then be able to access the assignment via the Assignments option on the course site.


If you have any questions about assigning a video project to your students using Canvas Studio, please email



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Sophie Jagannathan is an Instructional Technology Specialist at Worcester Polytechnic Institute.

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