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Faculty - Flipgrid: Creating Topics


Faculty - Flipgrid: Creating Topics


Flipgrid is a video discussion tool that allows you and your students to discuss topics that you create via video. Below you will find directions on how to create a Topics in Flipgrid. Topics are your discussion questions/prompts for your students.

Note: You can add Topics to a Group or create standalone Topics.  


1. Navigate to your Flipgrid account.   
2. Click the Topics tab in the upper left corner and then select the + Topic button on the top right. 


3. Enter the Topic Essentials such as:

  • Title - Title of the Topic
  • Prompt - Directions and/or discussion question.
  • Recording Time - How long will students have to record their response.
  • Closed Captions - Verify the language needed for video captions.
  • Video Moderation - Determine if you wish to view videos before students are able to view them. By default this is turned off. 
  • Add Media - Add a link to a video or another resource to engage your students (this is not required)

You may select Settings tab to view additional Topic settings. 



4. Select Post when you are finished.  You will be prompted to add your topic to a group if applicable. Select Post again to finish creating the topic. 






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