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Create Content in a Course Area

Blackboard provides many options for creating content.

After you create a course area, such as a content area, learning module, lesson plan, or folder, you create content in it by pointing to its action bar to reveal menus for selecting content items, tests, and links to tools.

You can make content relevant and interactive by including several different types of learning materials and experiences. For example, you can provide online lectures, multimedia, and surveys.

As you create content, you can set its options, such as availability. This enables you to create content and make it unavailable to users until you are ready for them to view it.

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About Content Types

You can create many different content types in your course areas. Advance planning of the items to include in course areas can save you time and create a more organized final product. Consider your course goals, objectives, and audience demographics. Review your existing materials to determine what you can use online. Consider outlining or storyboarding a content area, learning module, lesson plan, or folder before creating content to create a logical organization.

This table describes the different content types available in the Build Content drop-down list. Use the information to decide which content type is right for each piece of your content.

Options in Build Content list
Content Type Description
Item You can create an item to present a combination of content. You can use the functions in the editor to add and format text, attach files, embed multimedia, and insert equations, links, and tables. You have creative control over how your content appears and the flexibility to change the order and appearance when you want.

In your course, the materials you add are all presented together in the content list. Students may need to scroll up and down to view the content and the content list.

File You can create a link to a file in the content list. You can't add a description with the link, so you want to be sure to use a meaningful title. For example, include "Syllabus" in the title. You can choose whether students view the file as a page within the course or in a separate window or tab. Students need to download some file types such as Word docs to view the contents. This content type saves screen real estate and reduces the amount of scrolling.

You can also create an HTML file in your course that students can open in a new browser window or tab. Or, upload a collection of files, including cascading style sheets (CSS) so that students can view them in the prescribed order and with your design.

Audio

Image

Video

Upload files from your computer and incorporate them in a course area.
Web link Link to an outside website or resource.
Learning module A set of content that includes a structured path for progressing through the items.
Lesson plan A special content type that combines information about the lesson itself with the curriculum resources used to teach it.
Syllabus Enables you to attach an existing syllabus file or build a course syllabus by walking through a series of steps
Course link A shortcut to an item, tool, or area in a course.
Content folder A course area that contains content items. Folders allow content to be structured with a hierarchy or categories.
Blank page You can include files, images, and text together on one page. With the editor, you have creative control over how your content appears and the flexibility to change the order and appearance when you want.

Students select the title in the content list to view the content. No description appears with the title, so you want to be sure to use a meaningful title. This content type saves screen real estate and reduces the amount of scrolling.

Module page A module page is a specialized content page that presents content in boxes, such as on a course Home Page. Students can keep track of tasks, tests, assignments, and new content created in the course. You can't add your own content to a module page. The system generates the information in each module.
Mashups Mashups allow you to include content in a course that is from an external website. Three types of mashups are available:
  • Flickr Photo®: Link to a site for viewing and sharing photographic images
  • SlideShare: Link to a site for viewing and sharing PowerPoint presentations, Word documents, or Adobe PDF Portfolios
  • YouTube™: Link to a site for viewing and sharing online videos

 

How to Create an Item

You can use content items to present a variety of course material.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Item.
  3. On the Create Item page, type a Name.
  4. Optionally, type instructions or a description in the Text box.
  5. Alternatively, in the Attachments section, click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. The file is saved in Course Files or the Content Collection in the top-level folder. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.

      -OR-

    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.
  6. Select the Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect item availability, only when it appears.
  7. Click Submit.

You can email a link to a file you are including in a content item. In the Content Collection or Course Files, access the file's contextual menu and click 360° View. Copy the permanent URL address and paste it in an email.

How to Create a File and Upload Single Files or Zipped Packages

You can use the file content type to create a simple link to a file in a course area. No description appears with the link. You can choose whether users view it as a page within the course or in a separate browser window.

You can upload a single file or a single zipped package. For example, uploading a zipped package would be an effective way to provide students a group of images needed for a lab project.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click File.
  3. On the Create File page, click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.

      -OR-

    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.
  4. Click Select a Different File to delete the file you linked and replace it with another.
  5. Type a Name for the file. This name appears in the course area as a link.
  6. Click Yes for Open in New Window to display the content in a new browser window.

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  7. Select the options.
  8. Click Submit.

Zipped Content Packages

If you have worked offline to create a lesson with several interrelated HTML pages with navigation, images, web links, and cascading style sheets (CSS), the best method for presenting the package to users is for you to unzip the package in Course Files or the Content Collection and provide students a link to the start page. This enables students to view the lesson contents in order with all links intact. The start page will open in a new window or tab and can be closed to return to the course area.

  1. Create a package of content offline on your computer.
  2. Access Course Files or the Content Collection. On the action bar, point to Upload and click Upload Package so that the package is unzipped automatically.

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  3. Access the content area or folder where you will provide the link to your lesson.
  4. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click File.
  5. On the Create File page, click Browse Course or Browse Content Collection to select the file that is the start page for your content package. This is the first page users see and should contain navigation to the other pages in your package.
  6. Set options for the file link in the course area.
  7. Click Submit.

If you want the packaged file to remain zipped, simply attach the zipped file in a content item by using the Attach options or use the function in the content editor. When a zipped package remains intact, students click the link for the zipped package in the course area and download the zipped package to their computers where it can be unzipped. This method is useful if you want to provide students with several files to work with or edit on their computers.

Linking to HTML Files

You can use the file content type to embed HTML files for a website you have created. After uploading your HTML files to Course Files or the Content Collection, you select which file is the starting point, such as index.html or page_1.html. The file name appears in the Name box. Edit the name to help users access the content. For example, change the name to "Start Here" or "View Lesson 1."

When you select an HTML file, the Manage Access section appears so you can define the access users are granted. You have three options:

  • Give users access to all files and folders in the folder: Choose this option to give users access to all files and sub-folders within the parent folder of the file being linked. This option is appropriate for users who are linking to a website with a typical hierarchical structure with sub-folders for CSS, Javascript, and images contained in the parent folder.
  • Give users access to this file only: Choose this option when you are linking to one HTML file that has all the formatting within the page itself and does not reference other files or images.
  • Give users access to selected files in folder: Choose this option if you want to embed a website with a more complicated structure. If some of the content exists outside of the parent folder in other folders in Course Files or the Content Collection, you need to browse for and manually select the parent folder and the additional files and folders. This ensures users have access to all the content in your website.

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How to Create Audio, Image, and Video Links

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Audio, Image, or Video. The Create page appears and is similar for all three content types.
  3. Click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.

      -OR-

    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.
  4. If the mashups function is available, you can browse for and link to content available on the internet.
  5. Click Select a Different File to delete the file you linked.
  6. Type a Name. This name appears in the course area as a link.
  7. Set the Options. Audio, video, and image files each have unique options for displaying their content. These are listed later in this section.
  8. Select the Standard Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect item availability, only when it appears.
  9. Preview the content and click Submit when you are finished.

Audio Files

An audio file appears as a player in your course. The player has options for play, pause, forward, and rewind. Blackboard Learn supports the following file types: AIFF, MP3, MIDI, MP, WAV, and WMA.

Options for audio files in a course include:

  • Include Transcript: Including a text transcript is a standard web practice and allows users that cannot hear the audio to get the same information. Browse your computer to attach your own transcript file. It will appear with the audio file in the course area.
  • Autostart: The file begins playing when a user opens the course area that includes the audio file.
  • Loop: The file plays again from the beginning until stopped by a user.

Image Files

Blackboard Learn supports the following image file types: GIF, JIF, JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF, and WMF.

Options for image files in a course include:

  • Alt Text: Provide an alternate text phrase that explains the image and its purpose for those using screen readers.
  • Long Description: Provides a similar function to alt text, but the text description is longer and more detailed.
  • Dimensions: For images, the height and width in pixels should match the original image. If you need to resize the image, customize the dimensions, but keep the same ratio between height and width. For example, you can resize an image of 640 x 800 pixels to 320 x 400 pixels. Changing the ratio of the dimensions will make the image appear stretched.
  • Border: Include a solid black line, from one to four pixels in width, around the picture.
  • Target URL: Make the image a link by providing a target URL. When a user clicks the image, a new browser window will open to the URL
  • Open Target in New Window: Display the content in a new browser window.

Video Files

Higher quality videos provide better resolution, but are much bigger files and can take a long time to load before playing. Consider the balance between resolution and load time and test it to find the right settings for the video.

Compatible multimedia formats include:

  • MPEG/AVI: MPEG (Moving Picture Expert Groups) files are audio-visual files in a digital compressed format. AVI (Audio Video Interleave) is Microsoft’s file format for storing audio and video data. These files have the following extensions: AVI, MPG, and MPEG. 
  • QuickTime: QuickTime is a video and animation system that supports most formats, including JPG and MPEG. Users with Windows will require a QuickTime driver to view QuickTime files. Macintosh users do not require this driver. These files have the following extensions: MOV, MOOV, and QT.
  • Flash/Shockwave: Adobe Flash and Shockwave files support audio, animation, and video. They are browser independent. These files have the following extensions: SWA and SWF.
  • Microsoft formats: ASF (Advanced Systems Format) is Microsoft's proprietary digital audio and video container which is especially suited for streaming media. WMV (Windows Media Video) is a video compression format. These files have the following extensions: ASF and WMV.

Options for video files in your course include:

  • Dimensions: For video files, the height and width in pixels should match the original settings. If the size of the video picture is too big, customize the dimensions, but keep the same ratio between height and width. For example, you can resize an image at 640 x 800 pixels to 320 x 400. Changing the ratio of the dimensions will make the picture appear stretched.
  • Transcript: Including a text transcript is standard web practice and allows users that cannot hear the audio to get the information. Browse your computer to attach your own transcript file. It will appear with the video file in the course area. If the video file is an MPEG file, you can use the Include Transcript field to attach a SAMI transcript file.
  • Autostart: The file begins playing when a user opens the course area that includes the video file.
  • Loop: The file plays again from the beginning until stopped by a user.

How to Create a Web Link

Create a website link in a course area to provide quick access to a resource on the internet.

Copy the URL from your browser and paste it into this page.

After you upload a file, you can click Select a Different File to delete the file you linked.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Web Link.
  3. On the Create Web Link page, type a Name for the link that will display in the course area.
  4. Type a URL. Use the http:// protocol, such as http://www.myinstitution.edu/.
  5. Click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.

      -OR-

    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.
  6. Set the Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes for Open in New Window to display the content in a new browser window.
    3. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
    4. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect item availability, only when it appears.
  7. Click Submit.

How to Create a Web Link to a Tool Provider

A Tool Provider is a third party tool that implements the LTI protocol. Learning Tools Interoperability is an initiative managed by the IMS Global Learning Consortium to seamlessly integrate externally hosted web-based learning tools into courses. If you use external resources that require logins for activities, such as virtual science experiments, interactive demonstrations, or assessments, you can specify a web link as a Link to a Tool Provider. Depending on configuration, this can then pass user information to the Tool Provider, creating a seamless experience for students.

Your institution controls whether this tool is available.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Web Link.
  3. On the Create Web Link page, type a Name.
  4. Select the This link is to a Tool Provider check box.
  5. If your institution has already set up the Tool Provider, type the web address for the Tool Provider in the URL box. If not, and you have been given a key and secret by the tool provider, type them into the appropriate boxes.
  6. Provide any Custom Parameters required by the tool provider. One parameter on each line.
  7. Click Yes to enable grading.

How to Create Learning Modules, Lesson Plans, and Content Folders

Within a course area, you can create containers to further organize your course materials. For example, within a single content area, you can create eight folders–one folder for each unit in your textbook.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Learning Module, Lesson Plan, or Content Folder.
  3. On the Create page, type a Name. Specify the settings and options.

How to Create a Syllabus

You can create a syllabus in two ways. You can upload an existing file or use the Blackboard Learn syllabus builder. For both options, you create the syllabus in a course area, such as a content area or folder.

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Use an Existing Syllabus File

Uploading an existing file for your syllabus minimizes vertical scrolling because it takes up less space in the course area. If you have an existing syllabus file or files, this method is the most efficient way to create your syllabus.

You can attach additional files on the next page that appears after submitting. If you want to remove the file you attached, click the Do not attach link.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Syllabus.
  3. On the Add Syllabus page, type a Syllabus Name.
  4. Select the Use Existing File option.
  5. Click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.

      -OR-

    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.
  6. Click Submit.
  7. On the Edit Item page, select a color for the Syllabus Name.
  8. Optionally, in the Text box, type instructions or a description.
  9. In the Attachments section, you can attach additional files. Any files you upload from your computer are saved in Course Files or the Content Collection in the top-level folder.
  10. Select the Options:
    1. Click Yes for Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes for Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect syllabus availability, only when it appears.
  11. Click Submit.

You can change your syllabus content at any time. From the course area where you created the syllabus, access its contextual menu.

Use the Syllabus Builder

You can use the syllabus builder tool to create a syllabus in a modular format. The syllabus provides three sections by default: Description, Learning Objectives, and Required Materials. You can edit these section headings. Further customize the syllabus by adding lessons and specifying the design.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Syllabus.
  3. On the Add Syllabus page, type a Syllabus Name.
  4. Select the Create New Syllabus option and click Submit.
  5. On the Syllabus Builder page, type instructions or a description in the default body text boxes.

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  6. In the Syllabus Design section, select the styles and colors for your syllabus.
  7. In the Build Lessons section, select the Create Specified Number of Lesson Shells option and type a number. You provide lesson information in later steps. Alternatively, you can select the Do Not Create Lesson Shells option.
  8. Select the Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect syllabus availability, only when it appears.
  9. Click Submit.
  10. If you did not create lesson shells, your syllabus is complete. Click OK to return to the course area and view the syllabus.

    -OR-

    If you need to provide details for lessons, continue with the subsequent steps.

  11. Access the lesson's contextual menu and click Edit.
  12. On the Edit Lesson page, type the lesson title. Optionally, select a date and time when the lesson will appear in the syllabus.
  13. Type a Lesson Description.
  14. Click Submit.
  15. Click OK to return to the course area and view the syllabus. Change Edit Mode to OFF to view the syllabus as students see it.

You can change the syllabus content at any time. From the course area where the syllabus was created, access its contextual menu.

How to Create a Course Link

A course link is a shortcut to an existing area, tool, or item in a course.

Example: If you have created all assignments in their own content area, you can create course links to individual assignments in other areas of the course, such as in a unit folder or learning module.

If you create a course link to a tool that is not turned on, users accessing the course link see a message that the tool is not turned on. The same is true of a course link to a content item that has adaptive release applied to it. Users who are not permitted to access the content because of a rule receive a message informing them that access to the content is not permitted.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Course Link.
  3. On the Create Course Link page, click Browse to find the course item you want to link to.
  4. In the pop-up window, select the item.

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  5. The Name and Location text boxes are populated automatically.
  6. Optionally, edit the name and provide a description.
  7. Select the Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect course link availability, only when it appears.
  8. Click Submit.

How to Create a Blank Page

The blank page tool allows you to include files, images, and text as a link in a course area. Blank pages present content in a different way than items do. No description appears below the title of the page. Users see your content only after clicking the link. This reduces the amount of scrolling and streamlines the appearance of the course area. You can include mashups, links to course content, and file attachments.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Blank Page.
  3. Replace the "New Page" title with a descriptive name. This becomes the link in the course area. No description appears with the link title.

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  4. Type your content for the page in the Content box. Files attached in the content editor are visible to students only after they click the blank page link.
  5. Click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. Attachments appear as links with the blank page link in the course area. Any files you upload from your computer are saved in Course Files or the Content Collection in the top-level folder. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.

      -OR-

    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.
  6. Select the Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect blank page availability, only when it appears.
  7. Click Submit.

When Edit Mode is ON and you click the link to a blank page, you see the Edit page. To see the blank page as students do, change Edit Mode to OFF.

You can create a blank page directly on the course menu for critical information. Remove blank pages from the course menu as soon as the information is no longer needed. For example, you might add a map image for an upcoming field trip, information and photo for a guest speaker, a checklist of reading materials and websites to visit before a virtual meeting, or a study guide for the final test.

How to Create a Module Page

Module pages contain course modules that you select from a list. A course module can be a tool, such as a calculator, or it can display dynamic information such as grades, alerts, and announcements. You can control which events show in the notification modules.

You can add course modules to module pages only. Your course might have a default module page called Home Page that contains the modules that you and your students find most useful.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and click Module Page.
  3. On the Create Module Page, type a name and optional description.
  4. You can allow users to change the color theme, reorder modules, and add modules to their personal views of the page. Users' customizations affect their view only.
  5. Select the Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes to Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect module page availability, only when it appears.
  6. Click Submit.

You can also create module pages on the course menu.

How to Customize the Module Page Banner

You edit a module page’s settings and title just as you do other content items. Access its contextual menu and click Edit. However, changing a module page’s banner differs.

A recommended size for banners is approximately 480 by 80 pixels. Keep in mind that users can resize their browser windows, expand and collapse the course menu, and use monitors of varying sizes and screen resolutions. After uploading a banner, view it under varying conditions to be sure that it looks as you intended.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. Click the link to the module page and access the title's contextual menu.
  3. Click Page Banner.

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  4. Type the Page Banner Content in the box.
  5. Click Use Custom Page Banner to display your banner to users. When Edit Mode is ON, the custom page banner will appear above the default banner. Users see only the custom page banner.
  6. Click Submit.

How to Add Course Modules

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access the module page.
  2. Click Add Course Module.
  3. On the Add Module page, select a module by clicking its Add function. Click its Remove function to delete a module.
  4. Click OK.

Managing Modules

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  1. Click the gear icon to change the display of a module. For example, you can select how many days of announcements appear in a module. Click the X to remove a module. Removing a module does not delete content.
  2. Use the drag-and-drop function to reorder course modules.
  3. Alternatively, use the keyboard accessible reordering tool to reorder the modules.
  4. Click the link in a module to view more.
  5. Click the paper icon to open the module in a new window. You can move the window to a different location on your screen to use as a reference while you navigate in your course.

How to Create Mashups

You can use mashups to easily integrate content that resides on an external website. For example, you can encourage discussion about a classic play. Create a mashup that links to a YouTube video of a scene from the play and a link to a newspaper review of that production.

Three default mashups are included in Blackboard. You can add other mashup sources as building blocks.

  • Flickr®: View and share photographic images.
  • SlideShare: View and share slide presentations, documents, or Adobe PDF Portfolios.
  • YouTube™: View and share online videos.

You can create mashups as standalone content items in a content area or folder. You can also create them in other places such as test questions, discussion board forums, blogs, or assignments by using the content editor.

Your institution controls whether this tool is available. Mashups are often disabled to comply with institutional rules that govern online teaching and learning.

If a mashup stops appearing or generates an error, the URL may have changed or the item was deleted from Flickr, Slideshare, or YouTube.

Watch a Tutorial

Double-click the video to enlarge the viewing area.

Use the following steps to create a mashup:

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. On the action bar, point to Build Content and select one of the available mashups: Flickr Photo, SlideShare Presentation, or YouTube Video.
  3. On the Search page, type keywords and choose how to use the keywords in the search.
  4. Click Go.
  5. On the Search Results page, you can refine the list using the Sort by and Uploaded drop-down lists.
  6. Click Select to add the mashup. You have the option to Preview it before selecting it.

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  7. On the Create Mashup Item page, type a Name for the link if you do not want to use the title that automatically appears in the box.
  8. Optionally, type a Description.
  9. Set the Mashup Options. Options vary depending on the type of mashup:
    1. View: Controls how the link to the video is displayed in the content area. Thumbnail displays a small player that enlarges when clicked. Text link with player displays text that expands to a player when clicked. Embed Video displays a full size player in the content area.
    2. Show YouTube URL: Displays the source URL.
    3. Show YouTube information: Displays the information about the content from the external website.

      Select No for the Show YouTube Information option if you do not want to show YouTube’s suggested videos at the end of playback.

  10. Optionally, in the Attachments section, click Browse My Computer to upload a file from your computer. You can also upload a file from the course's storage repository:
    • If Course Files is the course's storage repository, click Browse Course.

      -OR-

    • If your institution licenses content management, click Browse Content Collection.
  11. Set the Options:
    1. Click Yes to Permit Users to View this Content.
    2. Click Yes or No to Track Number of Views.
    3. Select the Display After and Display Until check boxes to enable the date and time selections. Display restrictions do not affect mashup availability, only when it appears.
  12. Click Submit.

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How to Create a Mashup Using the Content Editor

You can create a mashup in most areas where the content editor is available, such as content descriptions, test questions, discussion posts, and blogs.

  1. Change Edit Mode to ON and access a content area or folder.
  2. Create a content item or edit an existing one.
  3. In the content editor, click Insert Mashup and select Flickr Photo, SlideShare Presentation, or YouTube Video.

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  4. On the pop-up Search page, type keywords and choose how to use the keywords in the search.
  5. Click Go.
  6. On the Search Results page, you can refine the list using the Sort by and Uploaded drop-down lists.
  7. Click Select to add the mashup selection. You have the option to Preview it before selecting it.
  8. On the Create Mashup Item page, type a Name for the link if you do not want to use the title that automatically appears in the box.
  9. Set the Mashup Options.

    Select No for the Show YouTube Information option if you do not want to show YouTube’s suggested videos at the end of playback.

  10. Click Submit.

See Content From the Student View

If possible, always check your content in the student view. To do this, change Edit Mode to OFF. Viewing from the student perspective ensures you reveal only the information you intend to show and that it displays correctly.

video  Using the Content Editor (Flash video | 3m 59s)

video  Editing the Course Home Page (Flash video | 2m 22s)

video  Creating a Web Link (Flash video | 1m 35s)

video  Creating a Mashup (Flash video | 3m)