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Blackboard allows instructors to add mashups to a content area of their course. Photos from Flickr, videos from YouTube or files from Slideshare can be uploaded to Blackboard.

Steps

Flickr Photo

  1. Access any content area of the course.
  2. Click Build Content and select Flickr Photo.

    Flickr mashup in Blackboard build content menu


  3. Write the search word in the Keywords box, and click Go.

    Flickr search box

  4. After results on the Search Page appear, Select the picture.

    Flickr select button

  5. Enter Name and update Options.
  6. Click Submit.

YouTube Video

  1. Access any content area of the course.
  2. Click Build Content and select YouTube Video.

    YouTube mashup in Blackboard build content menu


  3. Write the search word in the Search box, and click Go.

    YouTube search box

  4. After results on the Search Page appear, Select the picture.

    select YouTube video button

  5. Enter Name and update Options.
  6. Click Submit.

SlideShare Presentation

  1. Access any content area of the course.
  2. Click Build Content and select SlideShare Presentation.

    Slide Share mashup in Blackboard build content menu

  3. Write the search word in the Search box, and click Go.

    SlideShare search box

  4. After results on the Search Page appear, Select the picture.

    select SlideShare presentation button

  5. Enter Name and update Options.
  6. Click Submit.

Ensemble Video

  1. Access any content area of the course.
  2. Click Build Content and select Ensemble Video.

    Ensemble Video mashup in Blackboard build content menu

  3. Search for the desired Ensemble video and select the video.
    select Ensemble video button

  4. The video will appear in the content area.

    embedded mashup in Blackboard content area

Sources and Relevant Links

Creating a Mashup