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Embedding Videos

NBC Learn and Films on Demand provide streaming educational videos that you can embed in D2L.

NBC Learn | Films on Demand

NBC Learn

  1. Log in to Desire2Learn.
  2. Click on Content.
  3. Select the Module you want to object to appear in or create a new Module.
  4. Click on New and then Create a File.
  5. Click on the Insert Stuff icon.  insert stuff icon.
  6. Click on NBC Learn
  7. Search or browse to find the video you want to embed.
  8. Click on Embed under the video player.
  9. Click Copy URL and close the video.
  10. Click Enter Embed Code and right click to paste the embed code.
  11. Click on Next
  12. Click on Allow.  Click on Insert.  Enter a Title
  13. Click on Publish.

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Films on Demand

It is easier to embed videos from Films on Demand in Desire2Learn if you have two windows or tabs open.

In a first window/tab:

  1. Go to Films on Demand.
  2. Locate the film (or film segment) that you want to embed in your Desire2Learn course.
  3. Click on the title of the film.
  4. Click on the link Embed below the video player.
  5. Copy the complete Embed Code (Best for LMS).

In the second window/tab:

  1. Log in to Desire2Learn.
  2. Click on Content.
  3. Select the Module you want to object to appear in or create a new Module.
  4. Select New and then Create a File.
  5. Enter a Title. Desire2Learn does not accept long titles, so enter just the first part of the title before the colon.
  6. Select the Insert Stuff button.

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  1. On the Insert Stuff screen, select Enter Embed Code from the menu on the left.
  2. Then paste the copied Embed Code into the Embed Code window.
  3. Click Next. On the next screen click on Insert.
  4. Publish the document.

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Trouble Viewing Videos in D2L

If students complain they cannot view videos in D2L, the content may be blocked by their web browser.

This handout and video explain how to view videos in D2L with any web browser.

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