# eLearning Video Tips

1 Minute Demo: How To Upload And Post Your Videos Onto Blackboard

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In this demo, I’ll teach you how to upload and post a video from your device onto your Blackboard course page using the vzaar Building Block. It works the same way for both staff and admin, so you can pass these instructions onto your teachers and they can get started with the vzaar Building Block super quickly and easily.

If you’re more of a text buff than a visual learner, you can check out the written instructions below. :)

To Upload A Video Onto Blackboard

1. First go to your Blackboard course page.
2. Click Course Tools from the menu on the left and select vzaar upload.
3. Fill in the title and description of your video and then click Upload Video. A box will come up showing the files on your device. Select whichever file you want to upload and then click Open.

Now you can post the video straight to your course page as Content or specifically as an Announcement or a Task.

To Post A Video As Course Content

1. Go to your Courses page and select the course you want to post your video to.
2. Click Content on the left and then the Build Content tab.
3. Go to the Mashups tab and select vzaar video.
4. You’ll come to your vzaar video library. Select the video you want to post and give it a title. Here you can also choose to make it available between specified dates. For example you may want your video available for one semester. Or if you don’t have a specified date, you can just leave this section blank. You can write something in the box next to it if you like and then click Submit.

To Post A Video As An Announcement

1. Go to My Announcements at the top of the course page and then click more announcements.
2. Click Create Announcement.
3. Just above the text box, you’ll see a tab saying Mashups. Click it and then select vzaar video- text editor integration.

To Post A Video As A Task

1. Go to My Tasks and then click more tasks.
2. Click Create Course Task.
3. Just above the text box, you’ll see a tab saying Mashups. Click it and then select vzaar video- text editor integration.

That’s it! You’re done! Happy uploading! :)

See how easy it is yourself! Contact us to try out the Blackboard Building Block in BETA!