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 embed an existing playlist using the illumira integration login into the Moodle course and select the 'Turn Editing On' link on the top right-hand side corner 




Navigate to the 'Add a Resource' drop-down for the desired week and select the Media Player resource from the drop-down list. 





1. Enter a suitable title and description for your video in the 'Activity Name' and 'Activity Description' fields.

    Note: Please note that the  'Activity Name' and 'Activity Description' fields are mandatory. All other fields are optional.

2. Click on 'Save and Display' once you have finished entering the above two fields.



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 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.