Adding video to discussion posts

Embedding video in discussion posts in WebCampus

Learn how to include video clips in your discussion board posts using the My Media interface.

Step-by-step instructions

Step 1: Login in to WebCampus.


Step 2: Browse to the Discussion in your WebCampus course.


Step 3: Click on Reply to create your post.


Screen clipping of the WebCampus Discussion Board “reply” interface. The “Embed My Media content” tool is circled on the rich text editor toolbar.
[Figure 1] Screen clipping of the WebCampus Discussion Board “reply” interface. The “Embed My Media content” tool is circled on the rich text editor toolbar.

Step 4: In the area that expands, click on the Embed My Media icon in the Text Editor.


Step 5: In the window that opens, either select one of the videos you have already uploaded by clicking on the Select button/link adjacent to the video or click on the Add New drop-down menu and select “Media Upload” to add a file or Kaltura Capture to create a new video. For the purposes of these instructions we will add a new video file.


Step 6: On the Upload Media window, click on the + Choose a file to upload button.


Step 7: Browse to the file you would like to upload from your computer and click the Open button.


Step 8: When you return to the Upload Media interface, you have the option to update the Name of the video and add a Description and/or Tags to the video.


Screen clipping of the “Embed My Media content – Upload Media” interface. An arrow is pointing to the Save and Embed button.
[Figure 2] Screen clipping of the “Embed My Media content – Upload Media” interface. An arrow is pointing to the Save and Embed button.

Step 9: Click on the </> Save and Embed button to embed the video in your post.