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How do I insert stuff into my course?

The Insert Stuff link is available anywhere in the course where the text entry box is available. This includes content item descriptions, discussions, syllabus, assignments, tests.

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1) Inside a text entry box, click the Insert Stuff icon. It looks like a “play” button.


2) A window will open listing what type of stuff you can insert. Some of the options are:

  • My Computer – upload files from your computer
  • Video Note – record a quick video for your students
  • YouTube – link a YouTube video
  • Link – create a link to a website address
  • Embed Code – enter html embed code
  • Insert Kaltura – link to a Kaltura video you have created or uploaded


3) Make your selection and look for the desired file or link. After selecting/uploading the file or item you want to insert, click Insert. 

4) You will return to your original text entry box, click Save or Update to finalize your changes.