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The built in recording tools will allow you to record a maximum of 2 minutes and will place your video in a quiz, dropbox, or discussion board

Increase the course upload size limit

  1. Access the course and locate the item the recording will be submitted to. This could be a Quiz, Assignment (dropbox), Forum, Open Forum (discussion board), Page or other OnCourse tool
  2. In the top right-hand corner click the green gear and choose Edit Settings
  3. Scroll down to the Files and Uploads section and click to expand
  4. Change the Maximum upload size drop-down menu to 50mb
  5. Save the changes

Set up the activity

  1. Open the OnCourse tool that the recording will belong too
  2. Description Fields
    1. You may insert recordings into any description field for any tool
  3. Assignment

    1. Audio or video can be placed in the Description field as part of the directions or as a Post
    2. To allow students to create a video inside the Assignment, update the "Submission types" in the "Submission types" section to include "Online text." To do this, checkmark the "online text" box.
    3. Students may add audio or video to their posts using the Record RTC directions.
  4. Forums or Open Forums 

    1. Audio or video can be placed in the Description field as part of the directions or as a Post
      1. To create a post press “Add new discussion button” or press Reply. 
      2. Under the “Type your post field” click the “Use advanced editor and additional options link.
      3. Students may add audio or video to their posts using the Record RTC directions.
  5. Assignment Tool

    Quiz Tool **There are special settings to allow recording inside of the

    Assignment

    Quiz tool**

    1. Use the Essay question type to capture student audio or video responses
      1. In the quiz, choose Edit Quiz
      2.  Click the Add menu and choose "a new question"
      3. Select the Essay option and press Add
      4. Enter in the Question name, Question text, and Default mark
      5. In the Response Options section change the "Response format" drop down menu to "HTML editor with file picker"
      6. Save the question
    2. Audio or video can be placed in the Description field as part of the directions 
    3. Audio or video can be placed in the Description field of a question  
    4. Audio or video can be recorded by the student in response to the question.

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