Loyola Sakai 11 DocumentationInstructor Guide PanoptoHow do I link a Panopto video to a Lessons page?

How do I link a Panopto video to a Lessons page?

If you are using the default share settings in Panopto, students will need to authenticate their account for your course before accessing a recording in the Lessons tool. Please see How do I authenticate my Panopto account for a Sakai site? for instructions. 

First, locate and copy the Panopto video embed code.

  1. Hover your cursor over the recording and click Share.
  2. The Link tab will be selected by default.
  3. Copy the URL code into the clipboard (CTRL+C for PC or CMD+C for Mac).

Go to Lessons.

Click on the Lessons Page Title (e.g. Week One) in the Tool Menu to display the page.

Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.

From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Add Content Links. This displays the Add Item dialog box.

Enter an item name and paste the URL.

  1. Enter a title for the link.
  2. Paste the URL in the Or add a URL text box.
  3. Click Save.

View content on the page.

Click Edit. (Optional)

This displays the Edit Item dialog box.

Add a description and change item settings.

Enter a description in the Item Description text box. Update desired settings. Then, click Update item to save your changes and return the display to the Lesson Page with the linked video and description.

View updated video on page.