Canvas Submission Types
This document will offer a description of the various submission types that instructors can choose when creating an assignment in their courses.
Instructors can view the submission type of an assignment when creating an assignment, or by selecting More Options when selecting the Edit function on an existing assignment.
- Text Entry: This will allow students to enter content into a text box to be submitted directly. Not recommended for lengthy assignments.
- Website URL: This allows the student to upload a URL to a website, video, or podcast
- Media Recordings: This allows students to upload audio or video directly from their computer, or record new media to submit
- File Uploads: This allows students to upload documents from their computer files.
- Restrict Upload File Types: Entering file extensions into this box will allow only files with those extensions to be uploaded for this assignment.