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Embedding Tutorials

How to include links and video tutorials In Blackboard, or Canvas.

Blackboard

  1. Open your course in Blackboard.
  2. Select “Create Item” in the appropriate area.
  3. Name your content information and add any instructions for your students.
  4. Navigate to the tutorial webpage and select the tutorial you wish to embed.

Either

A. Copy and paste the URL (web address of the tutorial; (e.g. http://lib.usf.edu/tutorials/learning-catalog/) into your blackboard content information area, using the add URL link “small globe”, then click Submit.


B. Select the Prezi logo of the tutorial you wish to embed.

  1. Click on the Share Tab.
  2. Click on “copy code to clipboard”.
  3. Click on the Toggle HTML Source code < > brackets in the Visual Editor of the Blackboard Content Item you are editing.
  4. Paste the HTML code into the workspace below your instructions.
  5. Click Submit.

Canvas

  1. Open your course in Canvas.
  2. Select “Create a New Page” under All Pages.
  3. Name your Page and add any instructions for your students.
  4. Navigate to the tutorial webpage and select the tutorial you wish to embed.

Either

A. Copy and paste the URL (web address of the tutorial; (e.g. http://lib.usf.edu/tutorials/learning-catalog/) into your Canvas text area, using the Link to Website URL “chain” then click Insert Link.


B. Select the Prezi logo of the tutorial you wish to embed.

  1. Click on the Share Tab.
  2. Click on “copy code to clipboard”.
  3. Click on the “Switch Views” link on the Canvas page you are editing.
  4. Paste the HTML code into the workspace below your instructions.
  5. Click Submit.

(similar instructions apply to embedding interactive YouTube video with Share–>Embed HTML code.)

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