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Embedding TechSmith Videos in Blackboard

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Embedding TechSmith Videos in Blackboard

There are two sets of directions in this article: one for videos created February 25, 2019 and after and one for those created prior to February 25, 2019. Note: When you get to to Step 2 and the video URL that pops up ends in .html, you should follow the directions prior to February 25, 2019. If the video URL ends in .mp4, you should follow the directions for February 25, 2019 moving forward. 


Directions for February 25, 2019 moving forward

  1. Log into your Tech Smith account at http://mc3.techsmithrelay.com. You may have to enter your college username and password.

  2. Click on the My Library tab.
  3. Click on the video that you want to share and then scroll down until you see the options listed below the video as shown here.



  4. Click on Share and select Get Embed Code.

    Get Embed code option
     
  5. Click on Copy.

    Embed Code window
  6. Go into the course where you wish to add your video and locate the area you wish to place your video, for example, Course Materials.

  7. Click on Build Content and then Item.
  8. Give the item a name such as the name or topic of the video.

  9. Click on the HTML button in the text box.

    Toolbar showing the HTML button.

  10. Paste the embed code that you copied here and then click Update. You can press Ctrl V on your PC keyboard  or command V on your MAC to paste.

    HTML window with embed code

  11. When finished with any other information you will be including in the text editor box, scroll to the bottom of the page and click "Submit." 

 


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