Creating a Video Assignment

Creating a Assignment Folder in Panopto

1. Go to your Canvas course.

2. Select “Panopto Video” in the course navigation on the left.

Panopto Video page on Canvas

3. Click on the settings icon on the top right corner.

4. Click “Create Assignment Folder” to create an assignment folder for your course.

"Create Assignment Folder" button

Note: The default setting for assignment folders in a course is that students cannot see each others’ uploads. You can change this setting if you wish (instructions below).

Changing the Settings of an Assignment Folder

You can change the name of an assignment folder in the folder settings. You can also change the folder settings so that students can see each others’ submissions in the folder.

1. Click on "Panopto Video" in your Canvas site.

2. Click on the assignment folder.

3. Click “Settings” in the top right corner.

  • In “Overview” you can edit the name of the folder by hitting “Edit” next to the current name.
  • In “Settings” you can allow students to see each others’ submissions by checking “Allow viewers to see each other’s sessions."

Making a Video Assignment

You can have your students submit their videos into a Canvas assignment.

1. First, create an assignment in Canvas by clicking on the "+Assignment" button in the Assignments page.

Creating new assignment on Canvas

2. Make the assignment’s submission type “Online” and “Text Entry."

Setting submission type to "Online" and "Text Entry"

3. Save and publish the assignment.

You may view and grade the students’ video submissions using SpeedGrader.

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