This article will show teachers how they can add videos to:
If you are looking for how students can submit audio recordings as answers to questions on an assessment, see the corresponding links in the sections below.
Simple and Rubric Assessments
The steps for adding video to Simple and Rubric assessments are identical, with the exception of the first step (how to add an attachment in general). After step 1, all steps are the same.
Step 2: Choose how you want to add your video.
If you want to add a video that is already on your device, select Browse. The maximum file size Is 30mb.
If you want to record a live video with your device, select Record Video. The video can be up to 5 minutes long. Note: Direct video recording is not compatible with Safari.
If choosing to record a live video, follow steps 3-6. If you are adding a video that is already on your device, skip these steps, and locate your video file on your device.
Step 3: Select the camera icon.
Step 4: Select the record button.
Step 5: When you are done recording, select the stop button.
Step 6: Add a name to your video recording, then select Save.
❗ Are you using an iPad? iPads do not support recording video directly into Otus. You can upload a video file, but you won't be able to record directly into Otus.
➡️ For Students
Simple Assessments: Students are not able to add video to a Simple Assessment.
Rubric Assessments: Click here for an article written for students on how to add a video to a rubric assessment.
There are two ways to add video to an Advanced Assessment. This article will give you step-by-step directions on how to add video both ways.
Acceptable file types: YouTube, Vimeo, Brightcove (method 2 only), mp4
Maximum file size for an mp4: 100mb
➡️ For Students
Record Video: using the Video Recorder question in an Advanced Assessment will allow students to record a video into an advanced assessment. Click here for more information.
Upload Video: using the File Upload question in an Advanced Assessment will allow students to upload a video file into an advanced assessment. Click here for more information.