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Composing: Embedding Media


Source: You can embed images, audio, video, and other content from sites around the Internet. Find the source that you want to embed. Open it in a browser window. Copy the URL from the address bar and paste it into the Source text field. A preview of the source will appear below.

Embedded files are not uploaded into the Discussion and are not included in the class record. They may not be permanent and are not appropriate for grading. Please be sure to add files for grading through the Add Media tool.


Services for Embedding: There are over 25 different services are available for embedding, including popular sites such as YouTube, Vimeo, and Pinterest.


Preview File: See how the embedded asset will display. The size of images can be set to small, medium, or large.


Add Rows and Publish: Add additional rows of content. You can cancel the new post/comment at any time. When you think your post is ready, click Preview to make sure everything looks right. When you are happy with your post or comment, click the Post button.