Embedding Panopto Videos in a Canvas Course

Description

Panopto videos can be embedded anywhere in the Canvas LMS and played back on-demand on any device. Students can easily access the search feature, the table of contents, notes, or discussion. Students also have the option to open embedded videos in the full interactive viewer.

Note: To embed Panopto videos or view video folders, you will need Creator privileges for the video or folder (regardless of if the video or folder has been shared with you.)

Environment

Canvas LMS, Mac, PC, web browser

Solution

  1. Login to Canvas at canvas.ohio.edu
  2. Navigate to the course where you would like to embed the video
  3. Navigate to the area in Canvas where you would like to embed a video
  4. In the desired content area, create a new item (module, page, announcement, etc)
  5. In the text editor, select the plug icon 
  6. Select View All
  7. Select Panopto Video
  8. Your Panopto account will appear
  9. Select the appropriate option
  • Choose a video stored in Panopto

​​​​​​​Note: If you have not previously made your Blackboard Panopto available in Canvas you will need to complete the steps in Sharing Panopto Content between Blackboard and Canvas before choosing a video.

  • Upload a video from your device
    1. Select Upload
    2. Select the video to embed 
    3. Under Video Embed Options, choose your embedded player preferences
    • Panopto will use this file name as the session name, but you can rename this under Topic Title while the content is uploading.
    1.  Select Insert
    2. Select Publish
  • Record a new video
  1. Select Record 
  2. Under Name your recording, add a title for your video
  3. Select Launch Capture or Launch App based on your preference
  4. Update you recording preferences for Audio, Video, and Screens and Apps 
  5. After recording your video, return to the Canvas tab in your brower
  6. Under Video Embed Options, choose your embedded player preferences
  7. Select Insert.

Outcome: Your Panopto vidoe will now be uploaded to Canvas.

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Article ID: 734
Created
Wed 1/10/24 2:39 PM
Modified
Thu 4/4/24 2:16 PM

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Canvas is an online Learning Management System designed to facilitate communication and the sharing of course content between instructors, teaching assistants, students, and guests.