How do I discover and embed a YouTube video?

This lesson covers browsing and adding videos from the popular video hosting and sharing site, YouTube

Choose YouTube Video from the Build Content menu

Choose YouTube Video from the Build Content menu

Put in your search terms, then click Go

Put in your search terms, then click Go

To preview the video, click Preview

To preview the video, click Preview

After you've watched the preview, close it by clicking the X in the upper right corner

After you've watched the preview, close it by clicking the X in the upper right corner

To select a video, click Select

To select a video, click Select

Add any desired text to appear below the video

Add any desired text to appear below the video

Choose your options, such as the View size and YouTube information

Choose your options, such as the View size and YouTube information

In this instance, we chose Embed Video to display the full video within the Blackboard page. Thumbnail is the default View option, which gives a smaller sized video which pops out for students to watch, similar to the Preview mode during the initial search. Also choose Show YouTube URL.

After all options have been added, click Submit

After all options have been added, click Submit

Your video now appears along with a success message

Your video now appears along with a success message