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Blackboard Essentials for Teachers by William Rice

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Below the link to the RTF file is a link to a video file, Drifters of the Deep. This is a web page created in Blackboard, with the video embedded on the page; that is, the page is on Blackboard, but the video is on a different hosting service, such as YouTube or Vimeo:

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Compare how the embedded video is displayed above, to the one in the following screenshot:

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In this example, we uploaded the video file into Blackboard. The file is no longer being stored and played on an external site. Blackboard is using its built-in media player to display and ...

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