How Do I Link to a YouTube Video in a Discussion Reply as an Instructor?

You can add a YouTube video in a Discussion reply by adding the URL of the video as a link to the response.


Open Discussions

In Course Navigation, click the Discussions link.


Open Discussion

Click the discussion title.


Write Reply

Create a new discussion entry by clicking the Reply text field.


Embed URL

Embed a URL link in the discussion reply by clicking the Link link.


Paste URL

Paste the URL in the text box and click the Ok button. Here, you can also add a caption or title to the video.

Note: You can also automatically insert a YouTube video by copying and pasting the link directly into the Rich Content Editor. However, it is better to create an accessible hyperlink by typing the YouTube video title in the Rich Content Editor, highlighting the title, and then inserting the YouTube link.


Post Reply

Click the Reply button to post your discussion reply.

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