MyLO - My Learning Online

Embedding Echo360 Videos into Content Windows

Embedding a video can be done anywhere MyLO provides a content window for posting items (e.g., Discussions, Content pages, etc.).

Brightspace content window with Insert Stuff button identified as described

Lecturers and Students can select any video they own from their Content library. Once inserted, the video appears in the content window and users can play the video directly in the page.

To embed an Echo360 video into a content window

  1. Log in to MyLO.
  2. Open the Unit in MyLO where you want to post the video.
  3. Add a module or discussion post or other content item where you want to add the video.
  4. Click the Insert Stuff button, identified by the arrow in the above figure.
  5. If necessary, scroll through the Insert Stuff list to find the Echo360 plugin. It is clearly named Echo360.
  6. Your content library list appears, listing all videos you own and that you can embed into the window.
  7. Click on the video you want to embed. The row expands to show Select Size options.
  8. Select a size for the frame to hold the embedded video
  9. Select whether to Automute or Autoplay the video when users land on the page. These are optional.
  10. Enter a Start at time if you want the video to begin playing somewhere other than at the beginning. Users can scrub through the entire video but this sets a static time for all users to begin watching
  11. When finished, click INSERT.

Note: For information on creating video assessments using this insert Echo360 feature please read this guide.