Instructor: Add Multimedia

1. Create: Add video or audio from the web

Use the Video or Audio option to link or embed media in your course Content.

  1. Locate the share or embed link of the media you would like to include in Content.
  2. In a Module click Upload/Create.
  3. Select Video or AudioUpload/Create menu open, with Video or Audio option circled in red.

     

  4. Paste the embed code or link into the window.
  5. Add a Title.  This is what students will click on to play the video.Screenshot of settings to create video: URL pasted in first window, title entered, preview of video visible.

     

  6. Click Save.

Note: We recommend linking or embedding media from Youtube or Vimeo. If creating your own videos, you can also use Panopto to host and stream them securely.

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2. Create: Insert media from the web into a webpage

Embed a video in a web page.

  1. Locate and copy the embed code for the video (instructions to find an embed code for a youtube video)
  2. Create a webpage (instructions to create a web page) OR edit an existing webpage.
  3. Click on the arrow to the right of the HTML page title.
  4. Select Edit HTMLTopic menu open for a Web Page with Edit HTML option circled in red.

     

  5. In the HTML editor click Insert Stuff.Screenshot of html editor with Insert Stuff button circled

     

  6. Click Enter Embed Code.  You may need to scroll down to find it.Screenshot of Insert Stuff options with Enter Embed Code Circled
  7. Paste the embed code in the Embed Code box and click the Next button.Screenshot of insert stuff box with embed code pasted and the next button circled
  8. The next screen shows a preview of the embedded video.  Click on the Insert button.Screenshot of a preview of the embedded video with the Insert button circled
  9. Click Save and Close.

Note: Most embed codes are not "responsive" meaning when viewed on a small screen such as a phone the video does not resize.  If you want your video to work on all devices copy your embed code, go to https://iframely.com/embed and paste it into the box, click the Embed Now button, then copy and paste the resulting code into your post using the above steps.

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3. Create: Insert Panopto videos into a webpage

Embed Panopto videos in your course.

  1. Within a Module, create a new webpage by clicking Upload/Create and selecting Create a File.image of the Upload/Create menu with Create a File option circled

     

  2. Enter a title for the page.
  3. Click Insert Stuff (the first button in the HTML editor).image of the create file page with title field and insert stuff button circled.

     

  4. Select Panopto from the list of options on the left side of the page.  You may have to scroll down to the bottom of the list to find the Panopto option.image of the insert stuff options with Panopto circled

     

  5. Select the Panopto video you would like to embed by clicking the check box to the left of the video.
  6. Click Insert.image of available panopto videos via insert stuff with a video selected and insert button circled

     

  7. Click Insert.
  8. You now see a preview of the embedded video. Click Save and Close.

Note: This is the recommended way to provide access to Panopto videos in your course. This prevents problems with student access.  Just pasting a link to the video in your course does not handle authentication and students cannot easily access the video.

 

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