Add Video Link from Media Space to D2L Course Content

Once you have uploaded your video to My Media in Media Space, you can link the video to your D2L course content, so that your students can view it.

Copy Link from Media Space

  1. Log into media.pdx.edu.
  2. Click the button with your name on it in the upper right corner, and click My Media.
  3. Find your video in the list, and click on it. 
  4. Find the Actions button in the lower right.
    • Look for this button:

  5. Click the + Publish option in the list.
  6. In the publishing settings below the video, make sure that your video is set to Unlisted
  7. Click Save.
  8. Click the Share button below the video.
    • Look for this button:
  9. On the Link to Media Page tab, copy the web address. 

Create Link in D2L Course Content

NOTE: There are many places in D2L that you can add a video link. This example shows you how to add a link to a course content module. 

  1. Open your course in D2L, and click on Course Content from the navigation bar.
  2. Find the module or file you want to add the link to, and click the New button.
    • Look for this button:
  3. Click Create a Link from the drop down menu.
  4. In the pop-up window, add a descriptive video Title, and paste the web address you copied from Media Space into the URL field.
  5. Check the box for Open as External Resource, and click Create. 
To test your video link, use the View as Student mode.

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