YouTube is a video sharing service where users can watch, like, share, comment and upload their own videos. Videos can be streamed on PCs, laptops, tablets and via mobile phones.
The YouTube integration is automatically available in all courses at ISU.
Using YouTube videos in your Canvas course (Instructor)
To add YouTube videos to your course, follow the steps in these guides:
To work with YouTube videos in Canvas, follow the steps in these guides:
Using YouTube videos in your Canvas course
YouTube videos can be embedded in anything that uses the Rich Content Editor. Follow this guide to learn how to embed a YouTube video in discussion replies, wiki pages, assignment submissions, and more:
YouTube is freely available for all users. A separate account is not needed to view or embed YouTube videos in Canvas.
The July 17, 2021 Canvas Release discusses the addition of maintenance windows and the removal of deprecated features.
The July 21, 2021 Canvas Deploy includes changes to terminology, assignments, faculty journal messages, offline exports, and accessibility features.
The July 7, 2021 Canvas Deploy includes changes to exported Gradebook CSV columns, assignment buttons and notifications, rich content editor, and accessibility features.
See recent YouTube updates.