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<div style="color:red;font-size:x-large>'''PLEASE DO NOT UPLOAD ANY LARGE FILES (video, audio, or otherwise) TO BLACKBOARD''' during this time</div>
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Below, please find some helpful supports to show you how to use the campus supported systems, or YouTube to share video files.  Remember to always make sure your videos are captioned for accessibility.  Stream and YouTube are providing some automated captioning in their interface, but you might want to check those captions to see if they've captured your wording correctly.  More on accessibility and captioning [https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/2734796?hl=en YouTube], [https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/microsoft-stream-automatically-creates-closed-captions-for-videos-8d6ac353-9ff2-4e2b-bca1-329499455308?ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us and MS Stream]. -->
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There are some restrictions to the size and type of files that can be uploaded to Blackboard. Below, please find some helpful supports that demonstrate how to use the campus supported systems or YouTube to share video files.
  
==<div style="background-color:#FFF37D;font-size:large;padding-top:5px; padding-bottom:5px; padding-left:10px">Click [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA5v6t9TrYg&feature=youtu.be here for how to share files from '''OneDrive to Blackboard''']</div>==
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=<div style="background-color:#FFCE00;font-size:x-large;padding-top:5px; padding-bottom:5px; padding-left:10px"><font color="#005398">'''Important Notes About Uploading Files to Blackboard'''</font></div>=
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Please refer to the following recommendations when uploading files to Blackboard:
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*The maximum file upload size is 10 MB.
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*File names can have a maximum of 50 characters and should not contain any special characters.
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*Do not upload videos directly to Blackboard. There are [[#Sharing Videos | alternative methods for sharing videos]] on Blackboard using Microsoft Stream and YouTube.
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*Do not upload audio files.
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*If an assignment requires a video submission, please instruct students to upload their videos to Microsoft Stream or Youtube and submit a link to the video for the assignment. 
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*Compress PowerPoint files and avoid embedded videos.
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*Do not upload software installers.
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*Do not upload large scientific data sets.
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*Avoid uploading high-resolution images.
  
==<div style="background-color:#FFF37D;font-size:large;padding-top:5px; padding-bottom:5px; padding-left:10px"> Click [https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/b3918cfb-37b7-4b37-a890-6f4b6450ebbe here for how to upload and share using '''Microsoft Stream''']</div>==
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=<div style="background-color:#FFCE00;font-size:x-large;padding-top:5px; padding-bottom:5px; padding-left:10px"><font color="#005398">'''Alternative File Sharing Methods'''</font></div>=
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==Sharing Files==
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*[https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wA5v6t9TrYg&feature=youtu.be Share files from OneDrive to Blackboard]
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==Sharing Videos==
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*[https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/b3918cfb-37b7-4b37-a890-6f4b6450ebbe Upload videos to Microsoft Stream and share to Blackboard]
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*[https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/7076fa57-a114-48fa-b5ca-b669a05e3728 Upload videos to YouTube and share to Blackboard]
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*[https://uwindsor.yuja.com/V/Video?v=345004&node=1277989&a=1374391910&autoplay=1 Upload videos to YuJa and share to Blackboard]
  
==<div style="background-color:#FFF37D;font-size:large;padding-top:5px; padding-bottom:5px; padding-left:10px"> Click [https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/7076fa57-a114-48fa-b5ca-b669a05e3728 here for how to upload and share using '''YouTube''']</div>==
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Please refer to the [http://mediawikibe.uwindsor.ca/wiki/index.php/Captioning_Videos '''Captioning Videos article'''] for instructions on captioning videos for accessibility.
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==Leddy Library Resources==
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The library subscribes to several video streaming platforms that are available for off campus use by faculty and students including the Films on Demand Academic Collection and the National Film Board of Canada (visit http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/videos). You can create and manage resource lists of all of our online content and easily integrate it with Blackboard  for your students (http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/course-resources-faculty)
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=<div style="background-color:#FFCE00;font-size:x-large;padding-top:5px; padding-bottom:5px; padding-left:10px"> [https://web.microsoftstream.com/video/b3918cfb-37b7-4b37-a890-6f4b6450ebbe How to upload and share using '''Microsoft Stream''']</div>=
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The library subscribes to several video streaming platforms that are available for off campus use by faculty and students including the Films on Demand Academic Collection and the National Film Board of Canada (visit http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/videos). You can create and manage resource lists of all of our online content and easily integrate it with Blackboard  for your students (http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/course-resources-faculty)
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Latest revision as of 19:30, 17 December 2021

There are some restrictions to the size and type of files that can be uploaded to Blackboard. Below, please find some helpful supports that demonstrate how to use the campus supported systems or YouTube to share video files.

Important Notes About Uploading Files to Blackboard

Please refer to the following recommendations when uploading files to Blackboard:

  • The maximum file upload size is 10 MB.
  • File names can have a maximum of 50 characters and should not contain any special characters.
  • Do not upload videos directly to Blackboard. There are alternative methods for sharing videos on Blackboard using Microsoft Stream and YouTube.
  • Do not upload audio files.
  • If an assignment requires a video submission, please instruct students to upload their videos to Microsoft Stream or Youtube and submit a link to the video for the assignment.
  • Compress PowerPoint files and avoid embedded videos.
  • Do not upload software installers.
  • Do not upload large scientific data sets.
  • Avoid uploading high-resolution images.

Alternative File Sharing Methods

Sharing Files

Sharing Videos

Please refer to the Captioning Videos article for instructions on captioning videos for accessibility.

Leddy Library Resources

The library subscribes to several video streaming platforms that are available for off campus use by faculty and students including the Films on Demand Academic Collection and the National Film Board of Canada (visit http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/videos). You can create and manage resource lists of all of our online content and easily integrate it with Blackboard for your students (http://leddy.uwindsor.ca/course-resources-faculty)

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