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Total learning: 19 lessons Time: 90 minutes

Add a Mediasite Screencast to Canvas

If you want to quickly record a Video from your Mac or PC from within Canvas, it’s easy with the Mediasite Desktop Recorder (MDR). MDR allows you to capture a variety of sources from your own Mac or PC:

  • Audio
  • Audio and Screen
  • Audio and Webcam
  • Audio, Webcam, and Screen

Starting Mediasite Desktop Recorder

If you want to record your screen for a course directly within Canvas, follow these steps:

1. Browse to a Canvas Course

Browse to Your Canvas Course

2. Click: My Mediasite

Click My Mediasite

3. Click: Add Media Click Add Media

4. Click: I want to record my desktop now

 I want to record my desktop now

5. Enter a Presentation Name

6. Click: Create and Launch Create and Launch

7. Start Recording with Mediasite Desktop Recorder (MDR)

Mediasite Desktop Recorder Start Page

This will launch the Mediasite Desktop Recorder allowing you to record your own Audio, Webcam, and Desktop. For more information on using the Mediasite Desktop Recorder, check out these Courses:

If you do not see the options for Mediasite Desktop Recorder within Canvas, please check with your Mediasite Administrator

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