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You signed up with UD Capture Classroom to record your course and create a video repository for your students. Your full-length recordings provide value to students who miss class due to illness, athletic participation, and religious observation. Reviewing course capture is also helpful for English as a Second Language (ESL) students and addresses accommodation needs for some students with learning disabilities.

But, did you know that the enhanced UD Capture service provides automatic closed-captioning, a searchable transcript, and the ability to adjust playback speed that makes your course recordings more accessible learning objects?

The current approach to effectively incorporate educational videos(1) includes segmenting to improve outcomes. Consider using UD Capture’s video editor to make your content more impactful by trimming your video into short topic-specific chunks. Group your chunked topics into organized Playlists through your Canvas course’s Media Gallery. You can also insert your video into Canvas Pages, Assignments, and/or Discussions by selecting the “V” icon whenever the editing toolbar is displayed by choosing “Embed UD Capture Video” (see image below). And finally, consider turning your showpiece learning object into a graded (or ungraded) video quiz.

Image of the Canvas editing toolbar with the "Embed UD Capture" icon highlighted,.

Canvas editing toolbar with Video icon expanded to display “Embed UD Capture Video” option.

Videos recorded after January 2017 are already available in your My Media repository. If you’re interested in repurposing earlier recordings, you can request to import them using the UD Capture Migration tool.

To learn more watch our tutorials, attend a workshop, or contact Faculty Commons for personal assistance.


  1. Brame, C.J. (2015). Effective educational videos. Retrieved 3/14/19 from http://cft.vanderbilt.edu/guides-sub-pages/effective-educational-videos/.
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