Instructions for how to add a video to a module using the eStream Mashup Tool.

Upload and Embed a Video

Select the relevant module from MY MODULES in Blackboard Learn

Click on the Build Content button and then select Planet eStream v5.

Build Content

This will then take you to the Planet eStream video search page.

To add you video click on the  add & embed media button in the top right hand corner.

Planet eStream Search

You will then be taken to the upload page where you can browse your computer for the video that you would like to add.

Give it a title and a description.

Browse and add title

In the options section you can set whether you would like the video to be public or private and add it to a category.


When you have done this click on the Upload File button at the bottom of the screen.

You will then be shown the progress of your upload.


You will get a message when the video has uploaded successfully.

Back on the Planet eStream Search page you will see that some code has been placed in the search box.

Click on the search button and your video will appear.

Then click on the select button underneath the thumbnail to add the video to your module.

Add video