How to Add a Film to Canvas

Films are typically added into modules as items directly or on to pages shared via modules. This article will outline steps for both options:

 

To add a film directly to a module as a link:

  1. Log into Canvas at: https://stlawu.instructure.com and go to your course.
  2. Create a new, or click into existing module.
  3. Click the '+' icon in the module to add an item.
  4. From the drop-down menu, choose 'External Tool'
  5. From the external tools window, choose 'Panopto Video.
  6. In the Panopto window drop-down menu, change this to 'Everything'
  7. Search for film by title, or call number.
  8. Select film and then choose Insert.
    • TIP - if search does not locate film, be sure to use specific key words or call # (not both at same time) 

 

To add (embed) a film into a page:

  1. Log into Canvas at: https://stlawu.instructure.com and go to your course.
  2. Create (or edit an existing) page. 
  3. Place cursor where you would like to insert the film.
  4. Choose the "plug" icon in the editor.  
  5. Choose 'Panopto Video' (or 'View All' if it does not show)
  6. In the Panopto window drop-down menu, change this to 'Everything'
  7. Search for film by title, or call number.
    • TIP - if search does not locate film, be sure to use specific key words or call # (not both at same time)
  8. Select film and then choose Insert. (and then Save if finished)
  9. Video will be added to page, you can click away and continue adding text as needed. 

Details

Article ID: 147089
Created
Mon 7/25/22 3:37 PM
Modified
Wed 8/17/22 9:43 AM