What is Arc?

Arc is a communication tool that allows instructors and students to actively collaborate through video and audio media. Arc’s interface lets students and instructors engage with media content by commenting directly on the media timeline (in realtime). Students can learn from each other’s insights as well as from the instructor’s direction and feedback.

Arc Account

Having an Arc account instructors can manage their Canvas video and audio media in one location.  Media assets are automatically organized based upon the courses they are add to making it easier for instructors to find, share, and reuse their audio and video content.

How do I use Arc in an Arc account?


Arc’s analytics allow instructors and administrators to quickly and easily analyze the media students are viewing, how long they are viewing, and when they stop viewing. This information allows instructors to optimize media to communicate critical information more effectively and monitor student behavior.

How do I view user insights and analytics for Arc media in Canvas as an instructor?

Canvas Integration

Arc integrates with Canvas for a seamless learning experience. Arc media can be embedded in the Rich Content Editor, which is available in multiple feature areas including Assignments, Discussions, and Pages.

How do I use Arc through the Rich Content Editor in Canvas?

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