Blackboard Ultra: Making ReView Videos downloadable

This article guides you through the process of making a Review (powered by Panopto) video downloadable and then embedding it inline within a Blackboard Ultra document.

Access the Panopto Review via

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On the video in question, click on the settings button.

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On the Overview tab, modify the Downloads dropdown option to Authenticated Users with Access.

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Click on the Share tab and select Embed and click on the Copy Embed Code button.

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In Blackboard, create a new Document (or open the previously created document where you intend to embed the video).  Click the ‘plus’ button and select the Add HTML option.

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Paste the embed code copied from Panopto and click Save.

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The video will now show inline within the Blackboard Ultra document.

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When students access this resource, they will see the option to download the video.

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