How to add a video to Brightspace

There are different ways to add a video from YuJa to Brightspace.

Students do not have access to Manage Videos (YuJa), in Course Tools. It is possible to give them access to the channel of the course, where all videos of the course can be collected.

How to add a video in Content

A video can be added in Content either as a separate topic or embed in a web-page or in a description.

To add a video as a separate item in your course:

1. Click on Content, in the green navigation bar

2. Select the (sub)module where the video needs to be added 

3.  Click on Existing Activities

A drop-down menu will appear, scroll all the way down 

4. Click on YuJa Media Chooser 

Navigate to Yuja Media Chooser

You will be redirect to the Media Chooser pop up, where you can choose the video you want to link.

Add Activity popo up
Add a video in a page or a description of topics/(sub)module

If you do not want to add the video as a separate topic, but to either embed it in a webpage, or in a description:

Navigate to the web page or the description where you want to embed the video,

  1. Click on Insert Stuff
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  1. Select YuJa Media Chooser
Insert Stuff

You will be redirect to the Media Chooser pop up, where you can choose the video you want to link.

How to upload a video on YuJa platform

Once in the Media Chooser pop up, you can add a previously stored video, upload a new video or make a link to all videos in the course

Add a previously stored video

You can choose all the media that you have access to. To add a previously stored video, once you are in the Media Chooser:

  1. Select Choose Media
  2. Click on the video you want to add
  3. Click on Insert content
Media Chooser

You can also select multiple videos at once. A topic called playlist will be created where all the videos selected will appear

Upload a new video

If the video you want to upload is not yet part of the YuJa platform, you can upload it from the Media chooser

To do so,

  1. Select Upload Media
  2. Drag and drop the video you want to upload  
    OR 
    Choose Browse and browse for your video file  

Optional:

  1. Add Tags
  1. Click on Insert Content

It is suggested to add a predefined tags, so it will be easier to retrieve it later on. To do so, click on Add schema tags and fill in the information required before upload the video.

Upload media

You now know how to add a video to Brightspace!

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