How do I embed TV radio recordings into a Blackboard module?

You can make and/or access recordings of television programmes via the Box of Broadcasts service. For more information on using Box of Broadcasts, please consult the Box of Broadcasts FAQ page.

Recordings can be embedded into webpages, including Blackboard content items. The following instructions detail this process:

  • Find the recording of the programme at Box of Broadcasts.
  • Click on the Share button under the programme player.

Share icon in Box of Broadcasts

  • In the box that appears, use the Embed option and copy the code to the clipboard (Ctrl+C).

Embed code in Box of Broadcasts

  • Navigate to the content area in Blackboard that you want to add the clip to.
  • Hover over the purple plus and click Create. Select Document.
  • Give your Document the name that you want your students to see:

Blackboard content item

  • Select Add HTML

Content creation image.

  • Paste the code into the text editor and click Save.

Code URL pasted

  • To make the content visible to students, select Visible to students:

Visible to students

A video guide to embedding clips, produced by Box of Broadcasts, is also available.

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