Mashups

Instructors can use the Mashups tool to easily add content from Ensemble, YouTube, Flickr, and SlideShare to their Blackboard course.

Ensemble

  1. Access any content area within your Blackboard course.
  2. Click on Build Content and select Ensemble Video Chooser 5.0.
  3. If prompted, login to Ensemble.
  4. Search within your library for an Ensemble video.
  5. Choose the video.
  6. Click Media Embed Options to customize how your video will appear in your course.
  7. Click Save.
  8. The video will appear within your content area in Blackboard.

YouTube

  1. Access any content area within your Blackboard course.
  2. Click on Build Content and select YouTube Video.
  3. Search for the video.
  4. Select the desired video.
  5. If desired, change the Name and add a Description.
  6. Specify your options under Mashup Options.
    • We recommend selecting Yes next to Show YouTube URL. This allows students to access the video in the event of an issue with embedded content in Blackboard.
  7. Click Submit.

Flickr

  1. Access any content area within your Blackboard course.
  2. Click on Build Content and select Flickr Photo.
  3. Use the Keywords box to search, and click Go.
  4. Select the image.
  5. Enter a Name and update Options.
  6. Click Submit.

SlideShare

  1. Access any content area within your Blackboard course.
  2. Click on Build Content and select SlideShare Presentation.
  3. Search for a presentation using the Search box and click Go.
  4. Select the presentation.
  5. Enter a Name and update Options.
  6. Click Submit.

Details

Article ID: 61317
Created
Mon 8/27/18 3:50 PM
Modified
Tue 3/5/19 12:26 PM