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How do I embed and edit a YouTube video or other web video on a page in Lessons?

Instructors can embed a video from YouTube or another streaming video provider on a page to share video content, such as lectures and visual demonstrations, with their students.

Go to Lessons.

Select the Title of the page (e.g., Lessons, Activities, Week: 1) from the tool menu in your site.

Select Add Content.

To embed a video from a URL on a page in Lessons, select Add Content, then select Embed content on page.

Embed content on page.

In the window that appears, select Embed content on page.

Enter the video URL or embed code.

Enter the URL of the YouTube video or the video embed code into the Or add a URL or "embed code" field.

Select Save.

Edit a YouTube video.

Go to Lessons.

Select the Title of the page (e.g., Lessons, Activities, Week: 1) from the tool menu in your site.

Select Edit.

To edit an embedded YouTube video, select the pencil (Edit Youtube item) icon to the right of the video.

Adjust the embedded YouTube video properties.

  1. Edit the URL for the video in the YouTube URL field.
  2. Manually adjust the size of the YouTube video on your page by entering a new width and height in pixels (px).
  3. Enter a description for the video in the Item Description field. The description will appear underneath the video on the page.
  4. Release this video to specific groups in your site by selecting Edit the groups for which this item should be shown. In the list of groups that appears, select the checkbox next to each group that should see the video.
  5. To prevent the release of the video until previous prerequisite items have been completed, select Don't Release Item Until All Prerequisites are Completed. For more information, see How do I ensure that lesson items are completed in a particular order?
  6. To save your changes, select Update Item.

Edit an embedded video (not YouTube).

Go to Lessons.

Select the Title of the page (e.g., Lessons, Activities, Week: 1) from the tool menu in your site.

Select Edit.

To edit an embedded video, select the pencil (Edit inline item content) icon to the right of the video

Adjust the embedded video properties.

  1. Enter a description for the video in the Item Description field. The description will appear underneath the video on the page.
  2. To change the embed code or URL for the video, select Change File or URL. Follow the steps in the sections above to select a new file.
  3. Release this video to specific groups in your site by selecting Edit the groups for which this item should be shown. In the list of groups that appears, select the checkbox next to each group that should see the video.
  4. To prevent the release of the video until previous prerequisite items have been completed, select Don't Release Item Until All Prerequisites are Completed. For more information, see How do I ensure that lesson items are completed in a particular order?
  5. Select Save.