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Canvas Studio: Engaging Higher Education.

Canvas Studio is the next-generation video education platform for higher education teaching and learning.

Turn one-way viewing into two-way collaboration.

Canvas Studio turns passive viewing into active discussion between you and your higher ed students, whether you're in class, remote, or blended. Maybe it's more of a round table than a platform.

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We decided to implement Canvas Studio due to the great features available for teachers and the seamless integration with Canvas. Since its implementation, Canvas Studio has proved itself as a crucial tool for the University. We’ve for example seen more and more teachers use the tool for flipped learning and students handing in assignments through Canvas Studio.

—Páll Ásgeir Torfason

Head of Department Digital Learning, University of Iceland

Canvas Studio's A-list features:

Your Own Media Library

Create, deliver, host, and organise video content in all major formats—in your own media library.

Easy Uploads & Imports

Both students and instructors can upload video from their devices (or add it from YouTube) straight to their courses.

A Better View of Viewership

See who’s watched a video, for how long, and which parts. What's interesting/boring/confusing for your students?

Collaborative Integrations

Easily connect with platforms like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, and Google Hangouts.

Better Professional Development

Record or import video. Share it with your fellow educators. Receive and respond to feedback. Practise. Even interact via video.

Active Learning

Video learning that (!) involves the learner.

Canvas Studio's intuitive tools let you create and deliver interactive learning experiences that can hold students’ attention in a world of distraction. Students can also submit their own video creations in Studio and offer feedback on each other's work. Engagement all around.

Video learning anywhere, anytime

Easy video collaboration

Stream across platforms and devices

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Gauge Understanding

Quizzes and grading, baked right in.

Canvas Studio makes it easy to incorporate instruction, assessments, and additional learning opportunities right within the video experience.

Create video quizzes and add questions to the timeline; have students answer them as they watch.
Give students instant feedback on their responses, and submit their grades to the Gradebook.
Watch student-submitted videos and offer inline comments.

Apply rubrics with SpeedGrader, and provide quick, personalised feedback on students' work.

Assign differentiated videos based on MasteryPaths.


I even utilise the Studio capabilities to support people with training. I don’t need to be there one-to-one, around a projector or a board telling people how to do stuff step-by-step. What I’d normally do is sit with them on their own laptop, get Studio out and get them to do a screen recording of what they’re learning. So I can sit next to them and go through the steps, explain it and they hear my audio. It saves directly into their Studio and they have that as a resource. They take their own learning opportunity away with them for recap so they can keep going back. I think it’s just really powerful being able to do these things in these courses. For instruction I think it’s absolutely phenomenal. It’s just so easy to click the button in the top corner, record screen and away you go. They can go in and make videos and do everything inside this virtual learning environment. I think it’s just really cool.

—Khaled Al-ankar

(Former) Head of Elearning At the Hull College Group

Data and Analytics

1. Get analytics and insights.
2. Actually use them.

Find out who’s watching which videos and for how long. See overall class data (this can tell you more about the video), or look at students’ viewing details (this can tell you more about this student). Then use this data to inform your instruction and improve the learning experience.

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Roll the Canvas Studio credits:

Better Lessons

Nothing makes learning feel personal like an educator who creates and curates their own video content.

Across-the-Board Benefits

Deliver, host, and organise video effectively and efficiently across your higher education institution.

An Emphasis on Accessibility

Upload and edit caption files and create auto-captions in your choice of 19 languages.

Movie-Making Magic

Record videos with a webcam or upload content by simply dragging and dropping a file.

Video Anywhere

With built-in sharing options, you can embed Canvas Studio videos anywhere. No other platforms necessary.

All Within the Canvas LMS

Access, create, upload, and interact with video assets, right inside the Canvas LMS. Powerful. Simple. Streamlined.

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