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Captioning using YouTube

Share Audio and Video

Share audio and video

Use Chrome to share audio and video.

Moderators and presenters can share video with audio and audio files in a session from Chrome. All attendees will hear what is played. The way you share audio and video with audio depends on if you're using a Windows® or Mac OS® computer.

Windows

On Windows, you can share all audio on your desktop, such as YouTube videos or files you have on your computer.

  1. From a Chrome browser, open the Collaborate panel and select the Share Content tab.
  2. Select Share Application/Screen.
  3. Select the Entire Screen or Chrome Tab option.

    If you select the Chrome Tab option, choose the tab you want to share from the list.

  4. Select the Share audio check box.
  5. Select Share.

Mac OS

On the Mac OS, you can only share video audio and audio files from a Chrome tab. Share video from sites like YouTube. Or open video and audio files you have on your computer in a new Chrome tab to share them. 

  1. From a Chrome browser, open the Collaborate panel and select the Share Content tab.
  2. Select Share Application/Screen.
  3. Select the Chrome Tab option.
  4. Select the Share audio check box.
  5. Choose the tab you want to share from the list.
  6. Select Share.

Embed a YouTube Video

Embedding a YouTube Video

Share Youtube video

Find the YouTube video you want and click SHARE underneath the title of the video

 

Click Embed and Copy the Code

embed youtube video

Highlight the embedded code that appears and COPY

 

Click an Item in Blackboard

Add an item in Blackboard

In the content area of the Blackboard course where you want the video embedded, hover over Build Content and click on Item.

 

Click the HTML Button

Select HTML button

Click the HTML box in the formatting toolbar of the item.

 

Paste the Code from YouTube

Enter embed code

Find what you copied from YouTube in the HTML window that appears and click UPDATE

CLICK SUBMIT

Web Link to Video

Creating a Link to YouTube Video

Creating a web link in blackboard

Log into Blackboard and access the content area in which you would like to upload your content item to. 

1. Click on Build Content at the top of the page

2. Choose Web Link from the menu that appears

Setting up the Web Link Information

1. Name: Enter a name for the link that will be shown to students

2. URL: Enter the desired URL (the website address) for the web link. Example YouTube share link

You can enter a description in the text editor

You can now set up the options for availability and click Submit

Add video using Mashup

Add Video using Mashup

The Mashups tool in Blackboard allows instructors to link a YouTube video directly to their Blackboard class.  The instructions below will demonstrate how to add a YouTube video to your course site.

Log into Blackboard and access the content area in which you would like to add a YouTube video to. 

To upload your video:

1. Click on Build Content at the top of page

2. Choose YouTube Video from the menu under Mashups

Search for a YouTube Video

You will now see a screen labeled Search for a YouTube Video. To search for a video, enter the title of the YouTube video you want to add, and click GO to search for the video

Selecting your Video

A list of videos that match your search will appear on the screen, along with a description. Locate the video you wish to add and click select to add the video to Blackboard. If the video does not appear, there are other ways to embed the video or you can link to the video. These instructions are available on this page.

Setting up the Content Information

The section Add YouTube Channel to Course will allow you to edit the link description within the course:

1. Name : The name of the video will be populated in this field or you can change if you would like 

2. Color of Name: The color of the name link can be changed.

3. Description: A description of link can be added here.

Setting up the YouTube Mashup Options

setting up youtube video optioins

Mashup Options allows you to modify how the YouTube video appears to students in the course environment

1. View: This dropdown menu provides the following choices: Thumbnail, Text link with player, and Embed video

2. Show YouTube URl: Selecting Yes will show the URL to students so they can access the video outside the course

3. Show YouTube Title Information: Selecting Yes will show the video title, duration, video creator and the date the video was added to YouTube