UNI eLearning Suite

Can I embed a YouTube video into my Blackboard Learn course?

1. Log into Blackboard Learn and navigate to your course. Locate the content folder where you would like to embed a YouTube video. 

2. From the "Build Content" menu, under "Mashups", click on "YouTube Video".

screenshot of the Build content menu

3. In the search bar, enter any keywords, YouTube channel names, or URLs to find an appropriate video. When you find the video you want, click on "Select". 

screenshot of search bar and select button

Note: If you want to watch the video before you select it, click on the "YouTube URL" located in the description of the video. 

screenshot of youtube url location

4. From the next screen, make sure the video is embedded into your course by going to the "Mashups Options" section. Under the "View" field, select "Embed". You can also add a description for the video, attach a file, set time and date restrictions, etc.

screenshot of embed menu

5. When you are finished reviewing your options, click "Submit" at the bottom of the screen.