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Studio Tutorial Videos for Canvas

 

Overview

The Studio media platform in Canvas allows for rich engagement with video content. Instructors can use it for storing videos as well as recording content for courses such as screen-captures and webcam updates. Studio also allows students to comment on videos and gives instructors access to powerful analytics to help assess student engagement with videos. Studio can generate captions for videos which may be edited for clarity by instructors.

 

Uploading Videos to Studio

You can upload a video from your computer to Studio with a simple drag-and-drop action. Once uploaded, ITLE recommends adding tags to aid in searching for the video in the future.

 

Video Analytics and Insights

The Studio tool in Canvas gives you access to analytics showing you which of your students have watched your videos, and what portions of your videos have been viewed.

 

Sharing Studio Videos with a Public Link

You can share videos in Studio to people outside of OSU by creating a Public Link. This link can later be revoked to remove access from the video.

 

Adding Custom Thumbnails to Studio Videos

Instructors can add custom thumbnails to make it easier to differentiate videos from each other when scrolling through Studio.

 

Creating Custom Video Thumbnails

You can use PowerPoint to quickly and easily create Custom Thumbnails for Studio videos. Slides must also be exported in the PNG format before being uploaded to Studio.

 

Creating a Video Announcement Update with Studio

The Studio tool in Canvas can be used to record short video announcements. These are extremely useful ways to provide information in a timely manner, in a format that is much more engaging than just writing text. These video announcements can also be recorded and scheduled in advance, to release on a certain day and time.  

 

Embedding Studio Videos into a Canvas Module

Videos from Studio can be placed into Modules in Canvas which allows students to access them easily right alongside other course content.

 

Embedding Studio Videos into a Canvas Page

Videos from Studio can be placed into Modules in Canvas which allows students to access them easily right alongside other course content. Instructors can also add other content on a Canvas Page such as instructions and links that go along with the video.

 

Adding captions to videos

The Studio tool can create captions for videos with roughly 85% accuracy. Captions can be edited after they are created, and custom third-party captions can also be uploaded to an Studio video as well.

 

Creating screen recordings

The Studio tool in Canvas allows instructors to create screen-capture recordings for short presentations, lectures, even simple news updates. Videos can be trimmed and edited before uploading to Studio and then inserted into a Canvas page.

 

Using YouTube videos within Studio

When sharing YouTube videos with your class, the Studio platform can serve as a way to enrich those videos by offering instructors access to student analytics and in-line commenting.

 

Creating a Video Quiz in Studio

The Studio tool in Canvas allows instructors to embed quiz questions directly into a video. When watching a video with a quiz, students will be able to answer questions as they go, which can promote engagement and interactivity. This video also demonstrates how to create a True/False Video Quiz Question.

 

Embedding Video Quizzes in a Course

After creating Video Quizzes using Studio, instructors must embed them into their class before students can take them. They can be embedded in Modules as well as Pages, Assignments, Discussions, and more.

 

Taking a Video Quiz

This video demonstrates the process of taking a Video Quiz from a student's perspective.

 

Grading a Video Quiz

Grades from Video Quizzes can be sent to the Gradebook for a course, but the instructor must first embed the Video Quiz as an Assignment.

 

Editing a Video Quiz

Instructors can edit Video Quizzes that were created with the Studio tool after the quizzes are created. This can involve adding questions, changing existing questions, and altering parameters for the quiz itself.

 

Creating a Multiple Choice Video Quiz Question in Studio

The Video Quiz tool in Studio allows instructors to create Multiple-Choice questions. Additional options can be specified such as randomizing the order of question responses, locking responses in place, and assigning different point values to specific responses.

 

Creating a Multiple Answer Video Quiz Question in Studio

The Video Quiz tool in Studio allows instructors to create Multiple-Answer questions. Additional options can be specified such as randomizing the order of question responses, locking responses in place, and assigning different point values to specific responses.

 

Creating a Powerpoint Presentation in Studio

It is actually reasonably easy to translate this type of instruction to an online setting. The video also shows you how to upload the video into Canvas so that your students can access it.

 

 

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