Adding Annotations to Videos

Teachers & Students can annotate and comment on specific frames of content in the video.

  1. From the Post, click on the video.
  2. The video will open for playback.
  3. Click on the annotation icon at the top left of the screen:video-annotation-8
  4. Overall comments for the video can be made in the Comments area at the bottom.
  5. While playing the video, click on + Timeline Marker to begin annotations on that frame.
  6. A comment box is made available that is specific to the timeline marker and annotation.
  7. The +1 Frame and -1 Frame options allow you to step between frames in the video.
  8. The +1 Marker and -1 Marker options allow you to step between the Timeline Markers.
  9. The Loop Off option is off by default, click to enable the video to loop.
  10. You can move the video back 10 seconds using the rewind icon: video-annotation-9


Viewing Annotations Added to the Video

  1. From the Harmonize Topic or Assignment page, click on a video containing an annotation. 
    1. You can tell a video contains annotations if you see the comment icon:
  2. Once the video is opened, the +1 Marker and -1 Marker options move the user between frames that contain annotations so they can easily view them.
  3. The +1 Frame and -1 Frame options move the user between frames in the video regardless if annotations exist or not.
  4. The Loop Off option is off by default, click to enable the video to loop.  
  5. You can move the video back 10 seconds using the rewind icon:video-annotation-9

Annotation Tools

Below is a list of the different Annotation tools you can use when Annotating frames of a video.

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