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Record and embed from a webcam in Desire2Learn


Learn how to insert a webcam video recorded within Desire2Learn.

Embed a new webcam recording within Desire2Learn

  • Navigate to an area with an HTML editor
    • News (new item)
    • Content (create new file)
    • Discussions (topic/forum description, new message)
    • Dropbox (instructions, submission comments)
    • Quiz (long answer w/ HTML editor enabled)
    • And more!
  • Click the Insert Stuff icon
  • Select MyMedia on the left menu in the pop-up
  • Click the Add New dropdown, then click Webcam Recording
  • Allow camera/microphone access for the site (check Remember to not be prompted again)
  • Click Record
  • When completed click Stop
  • Click Play to preview or Clear to start over
  • Once satisfied with the recording click Next
  • Complete the following:
    • Title: title for the video
    • Description: short description of the video
    • Tags: common keywords or terms associated with the video
  • Click Next
  • Preview the video then click Insert

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