How do I embed a YouTube video in a Blackboard module? (Staff)

You may search for YouTube videos from within the content area of a module, and embed them into the page.

  • Navigate to the module and content area where you wish to add a YouTube video

  • Click on Build Content

  • Select Mashups and YouTube Video

  • In the Search box, type in some keywords (you can limit the search by language), then click Go

  • The results of the search will be displayed.

  • Click Preview to view the video

  • When you have found a suitable video, click Select

image to show how to preview/select a youtube video

  • Once you have selected a video, you will be taken to a page where you can add a description and choose whether to display the YouTube URL / information

  • Once you are happy with the settings, click Submit at the bottom of the page.

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