Submitting a video as an assignment in WebCampus

Step 1: Login in to WebCampus (Canvas).


Step 2: Browse to the course and go to the assignment. Assignments are typically located in a Module or in the Assignment section, depending on how your instructor has set up their course.


Step 3: Click on the Assignment title.


Step 4: On the next screen, click the Submit Assignment button/link.


Step 5: In the area that expands, click on Embed My Media content icon (colored wheel).

Screen capture of the text-entry assignment input interface. An arrow is pointing at the Embed My Media icon on the interface toolbar.
[Figure 1] Screen capture of the text-entry assignment input interface. An arrow is pointing at the Embed My Media icon on the interface toolbar.

If you do not see the icon (a very rare occurence on some monitor settings), select the Apps icon (plug) just to the right of it and select View All and then choose Embed My Media content.


Step 6: In the window that opens, you have three options:

  • Upload a new video (from a saved file. Such as .mp4, .mpg, etc.). For the purposes of these instructions, we will use this option
  • Attach an existing video. This would be a video you already uploaded to My Media or as part of another assignment)
  • Create a video using Kaltura Capture. (This is an app that allows you to record your screen and/or webcam.

Step 7: Click on the Add New drop-down and select Media Upload.


Step 8: On the Upload Media window, click on the + Choose a file to upload button/link.


Step 9: Browse to the file you would like to upload from your computer and click the Open button/link.


Step 10: In the Upload Media window, update the Name of the video (if needed), add a Description to the video (not required) and any relevant Tags (not required).


Step 11: Click on the Save button/link.


Step 12: Click the “</> Save and Embed” button/link.

Screen capture of the Embed My Media content window with an arrow pointing at the Save and Embed button.
[Figure 2] Screen capture of the Embed My Media content window with an arrow pointing at the Save and Embed button.


Step 13: Your Video should now be embedded in your submission text window.


Step 14: Add any text as required by your instructor and click the Submit Assignment button/link to submit your assignment.

Videos take some time to process depending on the length and quality of the video. If your video shows in your submission but does not play, please allow five to ten minutes for it to process.