Learn@Illinois Moodle - Adding a YouTube Video via Illinois Media Space

This resource allows you to embed YouTube videos through Illinois Media Space. The advantage to doing this is that the video is displayed within the same player and is available to students in countries that have blocked YouTube.

For a permanent link to this information, please use: http://go.illinois.edu/MoodleYouTube

  1. Copy the link of the YouTube video you will be using. 
  2. Click on an activity (or create one).
  3. Click Edit settings.
  4. Click the rainbow burst button in the text editor.
    Illinois Media Space description with ATTO text editor menu
  5. In the upper right of the new window, click ADD NEW to expand the menu and choose the YouTube option.
    Select YouTube
  6. Paste the YouTube link into the text box.
    Paste link text box pic
  7. Click the Preview button and make sure you can see the video once it uploads.
    Preview button pic
  8. Scroll down, enter a description (optional), add tags (optional), and click Save.
    Save button pic
  9. Click Back to Browse and Embed.
    Back to Browse and Embed link pic
  10. Next to the video just uploaded, click the Select button.
    Select button pic
  11. Once the video appears, click the Embed media button.
    Embed media button pic
  12. Scroll down to the bottom of the screen and click Save and display to make sure the video embedded properly.
    Save and return to course button pic

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Keywords:uploading, upload, IMS, embedding, embed   Doc ID:81185
Owner:ATLAS-TLT .Group:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
Created:2018-03-28 10:25 CSTUpdated:2021-08-26 16:00 CST
Sites:University of Illinois Liberal Arts and Sciences
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