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Posting a video to Blackboard using an embed code

OIT How To: Posting a video to Blackboard using an embed code

This training assumes you have already copied an embed code


Make sure to turn on “Edit mode”
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Go to the content area where you want to post the video.  Select “Create Item” under the Build Content Menu.

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Enter title info in the “Name” field, you may also enter description information in the large text box .  Select the “HTML” button to open a HTML code window to paste the embed code.

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A HTML code view window will pop up. Note, if there is any code already in the box, move your cursor to the end of the code. It is a good practice to then hit the return key to make a space between current code and the new video embed code that you will paste in the box.  Paste the video embed code and select update.

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You may choose options from the “Standard Options” section and select Submit to publish to Blackboard.

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Turn off “edit mode” to view the video from the students perspective.

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