How to submit a Panopto video assignment in Canvas

Communicating in your course Panopto

This article goes over how to create recordings with Panopto and submit them as assignments in Canvas. If you need to see documentation on how to create videos in Panopto, please see this documentation for Windows and Mac.

  1. Upload your Panopto Recording to Canvas
  2. Navigate to your course in Canvas and then to the Assignments tab on the left. 
  3. Select the assignment that you need to submit (See, Fig. 1).
    red boxes around assignments in the canvas navigation menu and the canvas assignmentFigure 1: Accessing your assignment in Canvas
  4. In the submission page, select the three vertical drops to expand the menu, then select the plug icon (See, Fig. 2).
    red box around the plug icon in the text box editor
    Figure 2: Accessing the App menu
  5. In the Select App window that appears search for and select the Panopto tool (See, Fig. 3).
    red box aroudn the panopto video toolFigure 3: Accessing the Panopto tool
  6. This will open a window with your Panopto recordings. Navigate to the folder in which your video was recorded, which will be either your personal folder or the course assignment folder, depending on how your instructor has this set up (See, Fig. 4).
    listing of panopto foldersFigure 4: Open the folder that contains your video
  7. Locate and select your video (See, Fig. 5).listing of a panopto video
    Figure 5: Selecting your video
  8. Then click Insert in the bottom right (See, Fig. 6). red box around the insert button
    Figure 6: Inserting your Panopto video into the assignment
  9. Submit your assignment.
  10. Once the assignment has been submitted, you will receive a message at the top of the screen saying that it has been successfully submitted. Your teacher will now be able to watch your Panopto recording.