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Flipgrid in Canvas

Is a free video discussion tool that allows for threaded video discussions in your Canvas course.

  • Canvas Access Control - Only students in your Canvas course can access your connected Grids. 
    • Students can still join on mobile but must start within the Canvas app.
  • Speedgrader - Add a Flipgrid Topic for your next Canvas Assignment. Student videos automatically show up in Speedgrader.
  • Anywhere, Anytime - As long as students click the green + within Canvas, they can record on any computer or on the free Flipgrid iOS + Android apps.
  • Using the Canvas Flipgrid LTI (plugin)...
    CON: students cannot respond to Flipgrid with text, but faculty can. 

What you CANNOT do with the integration:

  • Integrate or connect previously-created Flipgrid content
  • Split members into smaller groups within the Course
  • Copy feedback provided on Flipgrid to Canvas, or vice versa
  • Leave text comments on Topic responses

NOTE: Flipgrid plugin does not work in Safari or Firefox browsers. Try Chrome or Edge. 

Enabling Flipgrid in my Canvas Course

NOTE: "The Canvas integration used to default to having Flipgrid in the course sidebar. If students used this to submit videos, it wouldn't show up in Speedgrader. Therefore, we (Flipgrid) have altered the integration to prevent Flipgrid from the Navigation sidebar after completing the integration. This ensures that students are only seeing Flipgrid when accessing Canvas assignments, ensuring the Responses will connect to SpeedGrader." 

Make sure you....

  • Follow the instructions (How to integrate Flipgrid tutorial) in this guide.
      You WILL need a new key and secret for EACH course section. 
  • Log into Flipgrid with your Microsoft Login from Cal Poly


NOTE: Students need to make sure they are accessing the assignment through the Assignments link, and not the Flipgrid link in the course navigation so the instructor can see the Flipgrid assignment in the SpeedGrader. 

Flipgrid Support Resources

Flipgrid is a video discussion tool that is supported by Flipgrid. Please see the instructions and support below.

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