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Inserting Your TechSmith Relay Videos in Blackboard Using MediaAmp

In this tutorial you will learn how to upload a video recorded by the TechSmith Relay application to MediaAmp- a cloud-based media server, and then link it into your Blackboard course.

  1. Sign into TechSmith Relay

 

  1. Choose the Profile Option “MediaAmp” (this may be the default option)

 

  1. Record your video

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  1. When your video is created, you have the opportunity to review it. If satisfied with your video, give your video a title and select “Submit” to publish your video to MediaAmp.4
  1. In a few moments after publishing you will receive email notification that the video is being processed on the MediaAmp server.

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Note: When inserting videos into your BlackBoard course you have two options: link to your MediaAmp video or embed your MediaAmp video.

 

  1. Link MediaAmp video: To create a link to your MediaAmp video you want to be in the content area in which you want to video to reside, select “Build Content,” under the section “Mashups,” select “MediaAmp.”

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  1. You will now be directed to your MediaAmp page. Select the video in which you want to be linked in the content area. Select the option “Use Media” to insert your video.

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Note: Now that you have linked your video in the content area, you can go into the “Edit” options and add a description and change the title if desired.

  1. Embed MediaAmp video: To embed your MediaAmp video you want to be in the content area in which you want to video to reside, select “Build Content,” under the section “Create,” select “Item.”   8
  1. Give your item a Name, Description and change the color of the name to match the ASU QM Template (990033)

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  1. To embed your video, select “Mashup,” and then select “MediaAmp.”

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  1. You will now be directed to your MediaAmp   page. Select the video in which you want to be linked in the content area. Select the option “Use Media” to insert your video.

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Note: You will now see your video in a yellow box, select submit, and your video will now be embedded into the course.

 

This article was co-written by Mary Chaaban, Jessica Cole, and Andrew Salcido.