How do I load a video into a Video Assignment?

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This article will describe the four ways you can load a video into a Video Assignment. For more information on how to create an instructor submitted Video Assignment, please refer to the help article How do I create an instructor submitted Video Assignment?. For more information on how to create a student submitted Video Assignment please refer to the help article How do I create a student submitted Video Assignment?.

Edit the assignment

To alter the settings for an assignment, from your LaunchPad home page, either click on the assignment title to open it or hover your cursor over the More Options menu and select Edit.

Edit the assignment
 

Click "Done Editing" in the upper left hand corner

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Click "Add File"

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YOU HAVE FOUR OPTIONS FOR UPLOADING YOUR VIDEO FILE:

  1. Select Upload to upload a video from a file on your computer;
  2. Select Embed to embed the file using an embed code or URL;
  3. Select Video Library to choose from an array of publisher provided videos that have been uploaded here specifically for this course;
  4. Choose My Videos to select a video that you've already uploaded or embeded. Note that the My Videos tab will contain videos from all of your courses and not just from the course you're currently in.
 

OPTION 1: Upload a Video

 

Click the "Upload" tab

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Click "Browse" to select a video to upload

The following formats are supported:: avi, flv, mov, mpeg, mpg, mp4, m4v, qt, wmv, 3gp

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Select the file from your computer and click "Open"

Select the file from your computer and click
 

Check the "Terms of Use" box

Check the
 

Add a Title and Description

Add a Title and Description
 

Click "Submit"

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You will see the following dialog box while the video uploads. Closing this window will terminate the upload.

 

OPTION 2: Embed a video file

 

Click the "Embed" tab

IMPORTANT NOTE: You can currently only embed Youtube videos. We are, however, currently working to change this.

Click the
 

Paste the URL or embed code of the video

You can use the URL for a video, but if you prefer to use the embed code you can find it following the instructions below.

For a Youtube video:

  1. Click the Share link under the video.
  2. Click the Embed link.
  3. Copy the code provided in the expanded box.

You can view this video to learn how to get the embed code for any video.

Paste the URL or embed code of the video
 

Check the "Terms of Use" box

Check the
 

Add a Title and Description

Add a Title and Description
 

Click "Submit"

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You will see the following dialog box while the video uploads. Closing this window will terminate the upload.

 

You will see the following dialog box when the video upload completes. If you are not redirected, click "click here."

 

OPTION 3: Select a video from the Video Library

 

Click the "Video Library" tab

The Video Library allows you to choose from an array of publisher provided videos that have been uploaded here specifically for this course;

Click the
 

Click on the video you want to assign

Click on the video you want to assign
 

Click "Submit"

  1. Note that you can also choose to preview the video on this screen by pressing the play button.
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OPTION 4:

 

Click the "My Videos" tab

The My Videos tab allows you to browse and select a video that you've already uploaded or embeded in this course or in another course. Note that the My Videos tab will contain videos from all of your courses and not just from the course you're currently in.

Click the
 

Click on the video you want to assign

Click on the video you want to assign
 

Click "Submit"

  1. Note that you can also choose to preview the video on this screen by pressing the play button.
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