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How to Create an Edpuzzle Video Assignment

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1. Access Edpuzzle

Choose any course and click on Settings to the left.

1.2. Click on Navigation at the Top

1.3. Make Sure Edpuzzle is Enabled

Scroll to the bottom of the page and look for Edpuzzle in the menu. Once found, click on the three vertical dots and click enable.

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Don't forget to click save at the bottom.

Go back to the course navigation panel and click on Edpuzzle.

1.4. Create and Activate your new Edpuzzle account

To sign up for Edpuzzle as a teacher, use the Sign in with Google option. Use your NetID and password to sign in if needed.

2. Create an Assignment

Select the course in which you would like to create your Edpuzzle video assignment.

From the left-hand navigation, select Modules. Select the + Module button and enter a name for the module in the box provided.

Choose the module to add the assignment to and click the plus symbol to the right of that module.

 Choose to add an Assignment and Create Assignment. Give the new assignment a name and finally Add Item.

3. Change the Submission Type to External Tool

Open the assignment by clicking on its name inside of the module. Next, edit the assignment by clicking on the Edit button on the top right.

3.1. In the Submission Type drop-down menu, select External Tool.

Click the “Find” button and select Edpuzzle.

This will open another pop-up window showing your “My Content” library on Edpuzzle (or prompting you to log in if you haven't done so already).

4. Select your video lesson by clicking on the thumbnail

On the next screen, click the blue “Next” button.

On the next screen, choose whether you want to prevent skipping or turn on closed captions using the toggle switches next to each option.

Click the blue “Assign” button, which will return you to the “Configure External Tool” pop-up.

4.1. Click Select  to confirm your assignment and close the pop-up.

Then you can set your due date and click the “Save” button to save the assignment (which won't be visible to your students), or the “Save & Publish” button to send it to your students.

Now your video lesson will appear in your list of assignments on Canvas! Your students will start to appear on your Edpuzzle assignment and class lists as they access their first Edpuzzle assignment link.

If you're a teacher using the Canvas app, please note that you won't be able to view video lessons using a mobile device. You can, however, view them on a tablet.


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