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Streaming video options for faculty

Options for including streaming videos in online classes

Films on Demand

Providing a Permalink

If you would like to share a single video or clip with your students, there are two options: provide a permalink, or embed the video in your canvas course. If you would like to create a playlist of multiple clips, skip to the "Creating a playlist" instructions below.

Providing a permalink:

1. navigate to the video or clip you would like to share.

2. under the description of the video, select "share"


3. Select  the "Embed/Link" tab in the "Share To" pop up window.


4. Copy the Record URL and share with your class.




Embed Video in Webcourses

Embedding the video in your canvas course:

1. Navigate to the Page or Assignment you would like to embed the film.

2. In the rich text editor, select the downward pointing grey arrow icon in the middle of the tool bar to access the "More external tools" menu.

3. Select "Films on Demand" in the drop down menu.

4. Search for the film you would like to use by keyword, segment title or film title.

5. Select the "embed" drop-down menu to the right of the tile.

6. Choose the size of player you would like to use.



Instructions for Creating and Assigning Playlists

Login to Instructor or Individual Account

  1. Click on "Your Profile" tab at the top of the screen.
  2. If you don't already have an account, you can create one by selecting the "sign up" link at the bottom of the sign in box.

Select Film Segments for Playlist

  1. Perform a search or browse through available videos.
  2. Add individual segments or videos to playlist.
  3. Select an existing playlist to add the segments to, or create a new playlist.
  4. Order the segments as you want them to be viewed.
  5. Edit the Playlist Code, Playlist Name, and Playlist Notes if you wish.
  6. Use the "SAVE CHANGES" button to keep your changes.
  7. Note the Playlist URL at the bottom of the page.

Assign the Playlist

Paste the Playlist URL into your Syllabus or online course.

For more help

For more help with FMG Films on Demand, please contact either Christina Wray (Digital Learning & Engagement Librarian) or Tina Buck (Electronic Resources Librarian).