Users can embed an existing playlist as a resource into course content using the illumira building block/tool. Faculty/Administrators can use the import/pick media option to select and embed playlists which are available for them and add them into the course. 

Using illumira tool to embed an existing playlist

Select Media Player from under the illumira building block Build Content menu and create a new tool. 

Select the Pick a media option from the tool options. 

Click on the My Playlists option to open the interface and view your created playlists/lists.

Select any of the available playlists to embed it into the course.

Accessing an embedded playlist

A playlist item that is embedded into a webpage will play all the media items in the playlist order. The title of the object that is being played back will be displayed on the top left hand corner of the player.


To view the playlist items click on the playlist menu button on the player. 


The menu expands to display all the items in the playlist. Scroll the list to view all items. To jump to a particular item, click on the item. Click on the button to close the item list pane. 


Users have the option to access the playlist and also any published clips that the playlist item may contain. Additionally they can also toggle the closed captions if they are available and the playback speed of the media items. Users can also jump to the next or previous items in the list.