Blackboard (Faculty) - Content Area: Mashups

This document provides an overview of how to add a Blackboard Mashup.

Mashups are outside content that Blackboard will import into your course. Mashups include these sites:
  • Flickr Photo
  • SlideShare Presentations
  • YouTube videos

Add A Photo From Flickr

  1. From within the content area (Coursework, About this Course) or from within a folder (Week 1) click Build Content on the toolbar.
  2. Click Flickr Photo.

    Add Flickr photo

  3. Enter a keyword into the search box.
  4. Click Go.
  5. Images matching your keyword will display. 
  6. Click the Preview button to see a larger version of this image.
  7. Click the Select button to choose the image.

    Preview or select image

  8. You have the option to change the name of the image.
  9. Consider adding a description or instructions for this image.

    Change title and add description if desired

  10. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page.


Add A SlideShare Presentation

Slideshare is a repository for presentations that are shared with the public.

  1. From within the content area (Coursework, About this Course) or from within a folder (Week 1) click Build Content on the toolbar.
  2. Click SlideShare Presentation.

    SlideShare Presentations

  3. Enter a keyword into the search box.
  4. Click Go.
  5. Presentations matching your keyword will display. 
  6. Click the Preview button to see a larger version of this image.
  7. Click the Select button to choose the image.

    Select Preview or Select buttons

  8. You have the option to change the name of the presentation.
  9. Consider adding instructions or guiding questions for your students as they watch this presentation.

    Change title or add a description

  10. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page.

Add A YouTube Video

  1. From within the content area (Coursework, About this Course) or from within a folder (Week 1) click Build Content on the toolbar.
  2. Click YouTube Video.

    Select YouTube video

  3. Enter a keyword into the search box.
  4. Click Go.
  5. Videos matching your keyword will display. 
  6. Click the URL link  to preview the video.
  7. Click the Select button to choose the image.

    Click the URL Link to preview the video. Click the Select button to select the video

  8. You have the option to change the name of the video.
  9. Consider adding instructions or guiding questions for your student as they view this video.

    Change the name of the video or add instructions

  10. Click Submit at the top or bottom of the page. 

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Owner:Laura M.Group:Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Created:2016-03-03 10:31 CSTUpdated:2017-12-14 14:35 CST
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