Record Presentation in Zoom & Submit as a Canvas Assignment for Students

Modified on Thu, 10 Mar 2022 at 04:31 PM

You can use Zoom to record a presentation and submit it to Canvas if your instructor has enabled website links as a submission option:

1.) If you do not already have a UPenn Zoom account, please create one by following these instructions:

2.) Open your slides (PowerPoint, Keynote, Google Slides, etc.).

3.) Log into your Zoom account and start a new Zoom meeting:

IMPORTANT: Please make sure to log into your UPenn Zoom account--the recording function is only available in this account. 

4.) Share your slides by following these instructions: 

5.) Record your presentation by clicking Record in Zoom. 

Example of the Zoom "Record" button

6.) Give your presentation. 

7.) When you are finished giving your presentation, click the Stop Recording button.

The Zoom "Stop Recording" button is a black square inside a grey square.

8.) Log into your Zoom account and copy the share-link for the recording after it is finished processing. You can copy the share link for your recording by clicking Recordings in your Zoom account > the link to the recording (it will likely appear at the top of your list of recordings; look for the date and time of the recording to confirm it is the one you want to share)> Copy shareable link.

Please note: The recording will take some time to process, depending on its length. If the recording does not process after 24-hours, please email for help. 

9.) Go to the assignment in Canvas and follow these Canvas instructions to submit the shareable link of your Zoom recording by pasting it into the "Website URL" box for the assignment submission.

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