You can use Studio, a tool in Canvas, to record webcam and/or screen capture video.
- Log into your Canvas course.
- Click the Studio icon in the far lefthand global navigation menu bar.
- In the upper righthand corner, click RECORD and select Screen Capture.
Important: Even if you plan to only record with your webcam, please select Screen Capture.
- If this is the first time you are using Studio, you will be prompted to install the Screen Capture Application. Click the Download button, and select Yes to install the app.
For Mac Users, see Canvas Studio – Installing Screen Recorder Software.
- After installing the app, re-launch Screen Capture from the RECORD menu, and click Open Screen Recorder Launcher v2.0.
- In the Record window, select Screen, Webcam, or Both. If you only want to record with your webcam, select Webcam.
- Use the default setting for size.
- Click the red Rec button. A three second countdown will begin.
- To stop recording, click the Pause button.
- Click the Done button.
- In the Preview window, drag the left and right tabs to select the section of the recording that will be published.
- In the Upload window, give your recording a Title (mandatory) and a Description (optional).
- Click the Upload button.
- When the recording has been successfully uploaded to Studio, click the Continue button.
- Your video recording will appear in your Studio library.
Note: Although your video is uploaded, it will take time to fully process. Initially, your video may look pixelated while the processing takes place.
- Click on the video to open it, and click on Captions.
At the No Captions Added prompt, click Request.
- At the Captions Request prompt, select English for the language and click Request.
- In the ellipse menu located to the right of the Not Published button, select Review and Publish and edit your captions.
- After you have edited your captions, scroll to the top of your captions and click the Publish button.
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