Loyola Sakai 11 DocumentationInstructor Guide VoiceThreadHow do I link a VoiceThread video to a Lessons page?

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

If you are using the default share settings in VoiceThread, 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 VoiceThread account for a Sakai site? for instructions. 

First, locate and copy the VoiceThread video embed code.

  1. Hover your cursor over the video and click Share.
  2. Select Basic.
  3. The Link tab will be selected by default.
  4. Click Copy Link.

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.

Click on Add Content, then Add Content Links.

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.