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How do I add Canvas Studio media module item in a Canvas course as an instructor?

Find your school's Canvas URL

To find your school or institution's Canvas URL, begin typing the name of your school/institution. Results will appear after you type at least 3 characters. For best results be as specific as possible. If you can't find your school, try using any part of your school's name or searching for your school district or state. You may also need to search for the school using the acronym or full name, for example "USU" and "Utah State University".

How do I add Canvas Studio media module item in a Canvas course as an instructor?

As an instructor, you can add a Canvas Studio video or audio file as a module item as an external tool.

Open Modules

Open Modules

In Course Navigation, click the Modules link.

Add Module Item

Add Module Item

Click the Add Item button.

Add External Tool

Add External Tool

In the Add [Item Type] To: drop-down menu, select the External Tool option.

Find External Tool

Find External Tool

Click the Studio tool.

Locate Media

Locate Media

By default, the page displays media from your collection. To view other collections, click the My Library menu [1].

To search for a video or audio file, click the Search icon [2].

Note: If you are an instructor, you can also view media collections for your courses.

Upload New Media

Upload New Media

To upload new media, click the Add button.

You can also drag and drop media into the window. You can bulk upload multiple media files at a time. The maximum file size for a media upload is 10 GB.

Select Media

Embed Media

Hover over the media you want to embed.

Select Embed Options

Select Embed Options

By default, Studio displays the Studio Media Tabs which include the Details, Comments, Insights, and Captions tabs.

To display the download option in the embedded media file, click the Display Download Option toggle button. By default, this option is turned off.

Note: The Display Download Option toggle button only displays if you are the owner who created and uploaded the media file in Studio.

Embed Media

Choose Media

Click the Embed button.

Add Item

Add Item

To have the media open in a new browser tab, click the Load in a new tab checkbox [1]. Choose whether or not to indent the item in the module drop-down menu [2].

Click the Add Item button [3].

View Module

View the Studio media in your module.

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