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Embedding a Panopto Video

Once a Panopto video has been recorded, it can be displayed using the HTML Editor in D2L. The following instructions show how to embed a Panopto video on a page within a module in Content, but Panopto videos can also be added to News items and descriptions areas (for Submission folders, Quizzes, and Discussion Topics and Forums).

  1. Select Content in the course navigation bar.
  2. Navigate to the module in which to embed the video. 
  3. Select Upload/Create.
  4. Select Create a File from the dropdown menu. 
  5. A new page will be created and the HTML editor will appear. Enter a title [A] for the new item.
  6. In the following text field [B], enter text that should appear with the Panopto video, such as a brief description or assignment instructions.
  7. Select the Insert Stuff [C] icon.
    create a file and insert stuff
  8. A pop-up menu with options for adding different types of media will open. Select Panopto Insert Stuff
  9. Find desired video [A]:
    • If the video has not been uploaded, select the Upload tab, then drag and drop a video file or locate the video file on the computer.
    • If the video was previously uploaded, select it from list of videos in the "Choose" tab, which will be selected by default.
    • If the video comes from a prior course, select the course name, then select Everything, then search for the title of the video. See Embedding a Video from a Previous Section for detailed instructions. 
  10. Select the Insert [B] button. 

    Note: If the Insert button is not visible, use the rightmost scroll bar [C] and scroll down to reveal the Insert button.

    Select Video Then Insert
  11. A preview of the file will generate. Select Insert again to confirm.
  12. Select Save and Close.