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Media assignment submission in Canvas

Canvas assignments, provides several different submission types. One of those submission types is a media recording, which can be used for video and audio submissions.

Canvas provides the opportunity for students to have the option to upload a video or audio file, or use Canvas to record a video or audio file. Depending on the file size and type, will determine what type of submission you want to enable.

The table below provides a comparison of different types of assignments as possible options for media assignment submissions in Canvas.

table displaying assignment types and media submission details

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