This tutorial will show you how to make a link to media files uploaded to My Media.  This tutorial will show you how to make a new link to these files in any of your course sites using the [Insert Stuff] tool in D2L’s HTML Editor.

Before you begin:

  • Your video must have already been uploaded through [My Media].  If you need help uploadinga video see: http://uwmltc.org/?p=7533
  • You must be enrolled in the course as an “Instructor.”

You may consider printing this tutorial and referencing it as you work. A printable PDF version of this tutorial can be found here: https://db.tt/uKNwFRZ2

 

Step #1

Step #1
  1. Login to D2L at http://d2l.uwm.edu/, enter your course site and click [Content].

Step #2

Step #2

Option #1 – if you have already created the Module in which you’d like to place your video, click [Table of Contents] Identify the Module title from the list of Modules.

Option #2 – if you need to create a new Module in which you’ll place your video, click [Add a module…]. Provide a title for the Module.

Step #3

Step #3
  1. In the HTML Editor, click and highlight the yellow embed box.  Click the [Delete] key on your keyboard to delete the embedded media.

Step #4

Step #4
  1. Provide a [Title] for your video.
  2. Click the [Insert Stuff] button (looks like play/pause/stop/fast-forward buttons).

Step #5

Step #5
  1. Click [My Media].
  2. Identify the video/audio file you’d like to re-link.  Depending on the number of media files you have uploaded, you may need to run a keyword search.
  3. Click the title of the video/audio file you’d like to re-link.
  4. Click [Next].

Step #6

Step #6
  1. A preview of the recording will appear in the "My Media Properties" window.
  2. Click [Insert].

Step #7

Step #7
  1. When you return to the [Edit HTML File] window, you’ll see the media preview and player.  
  2. Click [Update].