We recommend you check out the Video assignments Canvas Course by Lyn Collie (University of Auckland Business School).


The course contains a module for staff on designing a successful assignment and 9 modules that support video production.

  • Orientation
  • Plan and manage (Staff only)
  • Write and plan a video
  • Video and film syntax
  • Animation
  • Narrating and presenting
  • Basic shooting techniques
  • Shooting tips
  • Editing and delivery

The production modules are designed as stand-alone resources that can be imported into any University of Auckland Canvas course so students can refer to them for guidance while they are completing a video assignment.

To explore the guide :

  • Search for and import the entire Video assignments Canvas course from the Commons to a dummy course, or import individual modules.

You can search for  “Video assignments” for the full course, “UoA video assignment module” for the modules, or “Lyn Collie” for all resources.