You can upload a video or audio file as an assignment submission in a Canvas course that uses Assignment Enhancements. You can also use Canvas to record an audio or video file to submit as an assignment. This lesson shows how to turn in a standard online assignment in a course using Assignment Enhancements.
Before submitting an assignment, you may want to review all assignment information, such as the assignment rubric.
To learn more about available options for using media files in Canvas, view the Canvas Media Comparison PDF.
In Course Navigation, click the Assignments link.
Click the name of the assignment.
Your instructor may specify which submission types are appropriate for each assignment.
If your instructor allows multiple submission types for the assignment, the Attempt tab  displays the accepted submission types in the Submission Type drop-down menu .
Click the Submission Type drop-down menu, and select the Media option  .
If your instructor only allows Media submissions, the Media option may display in place of the Submission Type drop-down menu.
To open the media upload tool, the Record/Upload Media button.
By default, the Media Upload tool opens on the Computer tab .
To upload a file from your computer, drag and drop a file, or browse your computer files by clicking the Upload File icon .
Select your media file  and click the Open button .
Once uploaded, you can review the media using the media player .
To upload a closed caption or subtitle file, click the Add CC/Subtitle checkbox .
To save your media as a submission draft, click the Submit button .
To delete your uploaded file, click the Delete icon .
To record media, click the Record tab .
You have the option to record video or audio to upload to the assignment.
To select a microphone for your recording, click the Mic button . To select a webcam, or, to turn the webcam off for audio-only recordings, click the Webcam button .
To begin recording, click the Start Recording button .
Note: If you receive an error that says, "Media comment uploading has not been set up properly," please contact your instructor.
To end your recording, click the Finish button.
To play your media, click the Play button .
To erase your current recording and try again, click the Start Over button .
By default, the media file name will save as "Untitled" and include the date and time of the recording. To edit the default file name, type your preferred file name in the File Name field .
To save your recording as a submission draft, click the Save button .
Once your media file has been saved as a draft submission, it will display on the Attempt tab .
Review the media file in the media player .
To delete the media file, click the Delete icon .
To submit the media file, click the Submit button .
When your submission is successfully submitted, the Status Timeline displays a checkmark icon for the Submitted status .
If you choose, you may resubmit another version of your assignment using the New Attempt icon .
If you've submitted multiple assignment submissions, you can view previous submissions by clicking the Previous icon .
Once your instructor has graded your submission, your grade displays in the Assignment Summary header . You can also see details about your assignment and links to additional feedback in your Grades page.