Update Topic and Topic Details

Leads can edit their Topics at any time and change settings such as Video LengthClosed Captions, Video ModerationScheduled Dates and more.

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Edit Your Topic

  1. Visit your educator dashboard at admin.flipgrid.com
  2. Select the Topic Tab mceclip0.png
  3. On your topic, use the Edit Topic (little pencil) mceclip1.png

Topic Settings

  • Title: A short, 35 character max title for the Topic
  • Prompt: A question of stimulus for the Topic. Check out the Discovery Library for ideas!
  • Recording Time: Max recording time of student videos. The minimum time is 15 seconds and supports a maximum of 10 minutes.
  • Closed Captions: Set a different language or turn off closed captions.
  • Video Moderation:
    • Off = students will see each classmate's videos. This is the default for all new Topics.
    • On = NEW videos will be hidden and only visible to the teacher.
      • Important: If you turn on "Moderate videos and comments," your members won't be able to edit response details included in a video submission. The "Edit response details" option won't show up, but they'll be able to delete their response.
  • Media: Add a Topic video, image, giphy, or a featured link.
  • Attachments: Add up to 9 external links to websites such as OneNote, Google Docs, or YouTube.
  • Status:
    • Active = students can record
    • View Only = students can only view videos
    • Hidden = students can't see the Topic nor its videos
  • Scheduled Dates:
    • Launch Date = Schedule when a Topic goes from Hidden to Active at 12:01am 
    • Freeze Date = Schedule when a Topic goes from Active to Frozen (view only) at 11:59pm
  • Video and Cover Image Effects: Students can add filters, stickers, drawing, and text to their videos and cover images.
  • Video Editing: Students can trim and rearrange clips. You can't prevent students from starting over.
  • Comments: Allow students to reply via video or text to another student
  • Attachment Link: Allow students to include an external link with their video such as news articles or Word Docs
  • View Count: Each view counts as soon as you tap play. There is no way to track which specific student views a video.
  • Likes: Off by default, you can allow students to like other student videos. There is no way to track which specific student likes a video.
  • Sticky Note: Students can take notes using stickies before or during recording. These are not saved after submitting.

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