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Displaying YouTube videos in a Blackboard course

In YouTube, go to the video you would like to embed. Click “Share” and copy the link provided (see image below).

In a Blackboard Content Area, select Built Content and choose Item. Give the item a name and then choose the Insert/Edit Embedded Media button in the toolbar (see image).

In the window that pops up, paste the YouTube link that you just copied and click Insert, which will close that window, and then click Submit (see image).

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