This tutorial will show you how to record a video using your iPhone or iPad, although the screenshots may look slightly different on the iPad. You will also learn hopw to upload the video to YouTube, and copy the embed code for the video for use in your D2L course site.

Before you begin, you must:

  1. Have access to an iPhone.
  2. Have a YouTube account. If you do not have a YouTube account, you can sign-up for one here: https://accounts.google.com/SignUp?service=youtube  If you have a Google account, you can use this to sign in to YouTube.
  3. Be enrolled in your D2L course site as an [Instructor].

Once you are finished recording your video, you can use one of the following tutorials to distribute the video through your D2L course site:

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/kX1SzJ8V

Step #1

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  1. Tap the [Camera] application.

Step #2

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  1. To see yourself in the view finder, tap the button on the top of the screen to use the front camera.
  2. Slide the button on the bottom of the screen to the video setting.

Step #3

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  1. When you are ready to record the video, click the red button at the bottom of the screen.
  2. When you have finished click the red button again to stop the recording.

Step #4

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  1. To view your video and send it to YouTube, return to the [Home] screen and tap the [Photos] application.

Step #5

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  1. To view your video, tap the button for your video in the [Camera Roll].

Step #6

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  1. To watch your video, tap the [Play] button.
  2. To upload your video to YouTube, tap the button on the bottom, left of the screen.

Step #7

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  1. Tap the [YouTube] button.

Step #8

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  1. If you have not already signed in to Youtube, enter the username and password for your YouTube account.
  2. Tap the [Sign In] button.

Step #9

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  1. Enter a [Title] for your video.
  2. Enter a [Description] for your video.

Step #10

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  1. Ensure that [Standard Definition] is selected.
  2. Enter a [Tag]. This could be the name of your course.

Step #11

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  1. Tap the [Unlisted] option. This will ensure that only this video can only be viewed by your students.
  2. Tap the [Education] option.
  3. Tap the [Publish] button.

Step #12

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  1. When your video has been uploaded, you will recieve a notification.

Step #13

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  1. Go to https://www.youtube.com/ and click the [Sign In] button.

Step #14

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  1. Once signed in, click [Videos] in your account.
  2. Find the video you just uploaded and click the title.

Step #15

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  1. Click the [Share] button at the bottom of your video.
  2. Click the [Embed] button.
  3. UNCHECK the box in front of [Show suggested videos when the video finishes].
  4. CHECK the box in front of [Use old embed code].
  5. Click into the box with the embed code to highlight the text. Copy the text by hitting [CTRL+C] on your PC keyboard or [Command+C] on your Mac keyboard.

Distributing your video on your D2L course site:

Once you are finished recording your video, you can use one of the following tutorials to distribute the video through your D2L course site: