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Embedding Panopto Videos in Blackboard Ultra

Summary

Embed Panopto video content into a Course Content area or Document in Blackboard Ultra.

Text Steps

  1. From your VLE Ultra course, click the plus icon wherever you wish to add this content.
  2. Select Content Market from the pop-up menu as shown below.
  3. From the listed available tools, select Panopto. Annotated screenshot of Panopto tool
  4. You will see listed any video content already uploaded to your course’s folder. Select the video you wish to embed. You can also upload and record new content directly in to this folder.
    • Note: You can also use the search box in the top left of this window to search for and access an Ongoing Media folder if you have one (just search for "Ongoing Media").
  5. Click Insert.
  6. Should you wish to apply further embed options, click the downward facing arrow next to Video Embed Options. Choose the options you wish to apply to your video. Annotated screenshot of extra embed options

Adding your Video to A Document or Discussion

Text Steps

  1. If the document doesn’t exist, navigate to where you want the document to be, click the purple plus icon and click Create. Annotated screenshot of Panopto tool
  2. From the side panel, select Document. Annotated screenshot of Panopto tool
  3. If the document does exist, click the ellipsis menu (three dots) next to its name and Edit. Annotated screenshot showing edit menu of a document
  4. Navigate to the space in the document you want to add the video and click the purple plus icon. Select Add Content. Annotated screenshot of adding content to document
  5. In the text box editor, click the plus icon.

  6. From the menu that appears, select Content Market.

  7. From the page that now appears, select Panopto. Annotated screenshot of Panopto tool
  8. Select the video you want to embed by clicking the small radial button to the immediate left of the video. Click Insert.
    • Note: You can also use the search box in the top left of this window to search for and access an Ongoing Media folder if you have one (just search for "Ongoing Media").
  9. You will be prompted for a display name of the video. The default is the original name of the video. Click Insert. Annotated screenshot of renaming Panopto video
  10. The video will now appear embedded. Click Save to complete the process. Annotated screenshot of saving embedded video

Tip

NB: If you wish to reuse videos from a previous year, current students will not automatically have access to older content. Refer to our Reusing Media guidance as linked below.

More Details and Troubleshooting

How to reuse media from previous years