Users can embed an existing playlist as a resource into course content using the illumira LTI integration for Moodle. 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 video playlist
To upload a video using the media player first, select your 'course' after logging in to Moodlerooms for which you are authorized to make changes.
Click on the 'Turn Editing On' button on the top right-hand side corner and follow the steps demonstrated below to upload a media resource.
Once you have turned the editing 'ON' for your course page, navigate to the 'Add an activity' drop-down for your desired week and select the General tool option under the External tools menu from the drop-down list.
Once you select the option from the drop-down as shown in the previous step you will be directed to the information page:
1. Enter a suitable title and description for your video in the 'Activity Name' field
2. Select the illumira Media Player option from under the External tool type dropdown list
2. Select the Embed without blocks option from under the Launch Container option
Click on Save and Display once all options have been selected.
You can insert/upload media by selecting one of the three options in the dialog Box. All three options have been described in the following steps.
- Upload Media
- Pick Media
- Enter illumira URL or Parameter
To embed a playlist select the Pick Media option. Click on the My Playlists option to open the interface and view your created playlists/lists.
Add any of the available playlists to embed it into the course by clicking on the Select link.
The playlist will be added/embedded into the course page.
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 X 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.