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Academic Video Online

Streaming videos available through Academic Video Online.

Canvas Integration as a External Tool

Using Academic Video Online instructors can easily embed videos in Canvas course modules. Videos can be embedded in modules, assignments, and as plug-in the Rich Content Editor.

To embed a video as a module, in the Course Navigation, click the Modules link. Click the Add Item button. In the Add [Item Type] To: drop-down menu, select the External Tool option. 

Screenshot of External Tool window in Canvas.

Locate and select Alexander Street Video. Clicking on Alexander Street Video or select the search icon will both prompt a search of the Academic Video Online collections.

Academic video online search in Canvas.

Search for the film of your choice. Select Return link.

Screenshot of upload in Canvas metadata.

The film's embed URL and title will be loaded into Canvas. Select Add Item to add the film to the module.

Film embedded into Canvas.

When selected, the film will play within Canvas.

More information on embedding tools into Canvas is available in the Knowledge Base.