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Step by Step Guide

  1.  Open the Course in Canvas that you want to record the announcement for.

  2.  Once you are inside the Course, open the Announcements tab.

  3.  Click the Add Announcement (+Announcement) button.

  4.  Title your announcement and click the More External Tools option.

  5. Select the My Media option from the drop down menu.

  6. If this is your first time going through this process, a pop up box may appear requesting you to authorize. Click Authorize. 

  7. If you already have a video recorded, select Embed located next to the video you wish to use. If you wish to create a new video announcement, select Add New: Webcam Recorder.

  8. A new window will now appear showing you a preview of what you wish to record. To start recording press the red Record Button.

  9. Once you've recorded your video, select Use This.

  10. Next, your video will take some time to process. Once this is done, select Save and Embed.

  11. Your video will now appear in the text box. This may take a minute to process before it appears. Once the video is successfully added, select Save at the bottom of the screen.

  12. Your video announcement is now posted to Canvas.