Published: Sept. 20, 2018 By
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The PlayPosit interactive video quizzing is now a supported CU Boulder campus service for users of Canvas and D2L.

This interactive video tool allows you to customize the student experience. Using video from YouTube, Kaltura, or other sources, you can add images, text, or a variety of quiz questions; share the lesson with your students for completion; and then monitor student activity and engagement through the analytics collected by the platform. PlayPosit also allows you to incorporate feedback and can be an excellent platform for formative assessment.

The Academic Technology Design Team (ATDT) and Academic Technology Application Program (ATAP) piloted PlayPosit as an interactive video tool solution for the CU Boulder campus throughout the spring 2017, fall 2017, and spring 2018 semesters. Instructors who used PlayPosit extensively found it to be a useful tool for learners to explore, analyze, and apply concepts at their own pace in a flipped or blended setting. Pilot instructors noted that PlayPosit is particularly effective for:

  • Authoring enriched video content with interactions

  • Providing feedback to students, which increased long-term retention of concepts

  • Giving instructors a convenient means to monitor student progress and understanding of core concepts

For more information, visit the PlayPosit Pilot web page, or contact the IT Service Center at or 303-735-4357 (5-HELP).