Embedding Video in Forums

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Instructor Forum set up

Forum set up details are available here. No special set up is needed in the set up of Forums to incorporate embedding video.

To post Video in Forums: Visit the Forums tool.

Select the Forums button

Select the Forums tool from Tool Menu in your site.

Choose a Forum

Select the Forum name from an available list

This is an example of a forum. The forum title will appear in bold and in a larger font than the topic titles indented beneath it. If you would like to view more information about the forum, you may click View Full Description to view any additional information provided by the site owner.

Select a Topic within the Forum

Select a Topic within the Forum

Click on the title of the topic to enter that topic.

Start a New Conversation

Click on Start a New conversation tab

After you click Start a New Conversation, the message composition window will appear.

Enter a Title for your Post

Entering a Title for your Post in Forums


Click the Embed Echo360 Media.png Embed Echo360 Media button

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Clicking the Embed Echo360 Media button within the text editor's options will allow you to begin uploading your video.

Open the Upload Existing Media tab

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Switch to the Upload Existing Media tab. If you've already submitted videos for previous assignments, you may see them already listed in this area.

Click the Select Media button

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Upload a video file

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  • Drag a video file into the Select Files to Upload area;
  • or click Select Files to Upload to search your computer for the video file you'd like to submit.

Click Insert

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This step will create an embedded from for your video. If you'd like to optionally modify the size of the video embed, other options are available in the Size menu.

Click Submit

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More questions about the Forums tool?


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This page is adapted from an equivalent Sakai Community help article.

The original Sakai Community help article, unedited, is available at https://sakai.screenstepslive.com/s/sakai_help