Adding video to Blackboard

Choose one the following options for how you would like your videos to appear

Automatic

  • A few clicks and no more work needs to be done for the rest of the term
  • Suitable for videos that do not roll over from one year to the next
Blackboard page. Menu down left that includes recorded sessions. Right has content including two videos with thumbnails and links to videos.

The default: Automatically added. Click to enlarge.

Automatic video lists are created when following these provisioning instructions

Manual

Embedded with link

  • Watch video directly within Blackboard
  • Links to full Panopto video with features like quality matching the students’ internet connection
  • Suitable for videos that roll over each year (requires adding to the correct folder)
  • Best of both worlds
Blackboard page with creat content buttons. Link to Release a document with a print release card with a picture of a printer with a play button through the middle.

Link to full version and embed. Click to enlarge.

Instructions for a video embedded with a link

Linked with the Panopto insert video tool

  • Nothing to copy and paste
  • Simple choices from a drop down list
  • Not suitable for content that rollover from year to year without removing features from the automatic “Recorded Sessions” area
Panopto page with menus for adding content. Two items of content, both a clickable link with the Panopto logo, a description of the video written underneath.

Available from the tools menu. Click to enlarge

The support page for this feature is not yet complete

Embedded into a content item

  • Students can continue reading your text while watching the video
  • Suitable for videos that roll over each year (requires adding to the correct folder)
Blackboard course with edit menus shown. 5 paragraphs of lorem ipsum with a Panopto video in the middle after paragraph 2.

Video within your own text. Click to enlarge.

The support page for this feature is not yet complete