How to use Screencast-O-Matic with Canvas LMS

Are you an educator using the Instructure Canvas Learning Management System (LMS)?  With the release of Screencast-O-Matic’s LTI Plugin, you can now enjoy working with Screencast-O-Matic directly in the Canvas LMS.  

Screencast-O-Matic in Canvas LMS

Single Sign On (SSO)
Signing into Canvas will automatically sign you into Screencast-O-Matic. You won’t need to re-enter your login credentials.

Launch the Recorder
Click the Screencast-O-Matic button in the Canvas Rich Content Editor to launch Screencast-O-Matic’s Screen Recorder

Embed a Video
Click on the Screencast-O-Matic button in the editor also displays your Canvas videos. You can select a video to embed directly in a course, assignment, announcement, etc.

Students as Viewers and Creators (Team Hosting)
Video Channels in HostingOnce you have embedded a video in Canvas, students can watch the video with or without captions from virtually any device. You can also add the Channel Recorder to any assignment, announcement, or assessment, and have your students create their own videos.

Student created videos will be uploaded only to your Canvas channel on Screencast-O-Matic. These videos will live in your video library that you manage in Canvas.

You can use the Canvas integration with both Free and Premier Screencast-O-Matic plans.

Check out our tutorial to get your started:

Ready to get started?  Go here to see how to set up Screencast-O-Matic in the Canvas LMS.