Answered By: Abigail Caraccio
Last Updated: Jun 03, 2020     Views: 7

  1. Record your video. Refer to these video recording tips.

  2. Move the video from the recording device to your computer (typically via a USB cable). Following the instructions provided by the camera manufacturer. Note where you save the video on your computer.

  3. Access the MyMedia module on your Blackboard home page and click the Add New button. Then click on Media Upload option.


  4. Click on the “Choose a file to Upload” button.

  5. Browse your computer for the desired file, select it and then click the Open button. All commonly used file formats will be accepted. Remember to keep files as small as possible to increase the likelihood of a successful upload. Refer to the “Reducing the File Size of your Videos” document that you have been provided for detailed instruction on how to make the files smaller if necessary.  Upload time will depend on the size of your file and the speed of your internet connection. 

  6. Once the video has been uploaded, you can edit the name and add a description or tags. The name of the entry will default to the file name but you will likely need to change it to something more descriptive. Tags are one word or short descriptions of your video that will allow you to easily locate your video later on. Tags are optional but recommended. The Description is also optional but will provide viewers a preview of your video in textual form. Click the Save button and then click the “Go to My Media” link.


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