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Distance Learning Guide for Instructors

Link to a Streaming Video in D2L
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Step 1: Find a streaming video in our databases

You can find our current streaming video collections on the Databases A-Z list under Audio & Video. Our top vendors for streaming content include Films on Demand, Kanopy, and Alexander Street.

Step 2: Copy the permalink on Films on Demand videos

  1. Select the Embed/Link option beneath the video. A box with the permalink and embed code will appear.
  2. Copy the Record URL.

Step 2: Copy the permalink on Kanopy videos

  1. Select the Share option beneath the video. A box with the permalink and embed code will appear.
  2. Copy the Share link.

Step 2: Copy the permalink on Alexander Street videos

  1. Select the Embed/Link option beneath the video. A popup box with the permalink and embed code will appear.
  2. Copy the Permanent link.

Step 3: Use the Quick Link icon in the toolbar to add a link to a news, discussion, or content post in D2L

Step 4: Select the Url option from the popup menu

Step 5: Paste the permalink into the URL field and click the Insert button

Step 6: Save/Update your post and you're done!

Embed a Streaming Video in D2L
Use the previous and next arrows to navigate the tutorial.

Step 1: Find a streaming video in our databases

You can find our current streaming video collections on the Databases A-Z list under Audio & Video. Our top vendors for streaming content include Films on Demand, Kanopy, and Alexander Street.

Step 2: Copy the embed code on Films on Demand videos

  1. Select the Embed/Link option beneath the video. A box with the permalink and embed code will appear.
  2. Copy the Embed Code.

Step 2: Copy the embed code on Kanopy videos

  1. Select the Share option beneath the video. A box with the permalink and embed code will appear.
  2. Select the Embed tab.
  3. Copy the code in the Embed this video textarea.

Step 2: Copy the embed code on Alexander Street videos

  1. Select the Embed/Link option beneath the video. A popup box with the permalink and embed code will appear.
  2. Copy the Embed code.

     

Step 3: Use the Insert Stuff icon in the toolbar to add an embed code to a news or discussion post in D2L

Step 4: Select Enter Embed Code from the popup menu

Step 5: Paste the embed code into the textarea

Step 6: Click Next to preview your embedded video

Step 7: Click Insert to add the video to your post

Step 8: Save/Update your post and you're done!