Collaborative Learning Annotation System (CLAS) is a specialized online media player for recording, sharing, annotating, and commenting on videos.


Availability First, request a CLAS Course;
Next, login to CLAS UBC Okanagan.
Canvas Integration The CLAS interface can be embedded into Canvas.
Privacy CLAS is FIPPA compliant and data is stored securely in Canada.

About CLAS

CLAS is a video platform for recording, sharing and annotating video by instructors and students. CLAS is a Collaborative Learning Annotation System that displays video with a timeline below it on which comments can be posted pertaining to specific moments in the video. Rather than have students passively watch a video and discuss it elsewhere, CLAS enables discussion at specific moments in the video.

You can invite any individual into a CLAS site. If you have a CLAS site set up for a credit course, you can embed CLAS video in your Canvas course, and students can access the CLAS site directly from the embedded video.

CLAS was developed in UBC Vancouver and is used by several faculties there, but now UBC Okanagan is adopting it and has its own login web page. Consult with CTL on whether CLAS is most suitable for your needs, to obtain an account and tutorial.

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