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Blackboard Links

Summary

To add a link to Otago Capture on your Blackboard page you’ll first need to set up a section using the Otago Capture Administration Application.

Once that is set up, you can choose to link directly to the section and all of it’s recordings (the Section Home), or you can link directly to a recording.

 

Linking to the Section Home

  1. Log into Blackboard and click on the name of the appropriate paper.
  2. In the Blackboard course menu, click the icon in the top left hand corner. Choose to add a “Tool Link”.
  3. Give the Link a name, and select the Type as “Otago Capture”.
  4. Now Click on the link in the Course Menu to attach that link to the section.
  5. A new window should open, from here select the section you wish to join to the Blackboard paper.
    1. Choose “Link to the Section Home”
    2. Click “Link Content”

    You may not see your section listed in this view, depending if you’ve attached other sections to Blackboard papers. You may need to click “Link a Different Section” and choose your section from the drop-down.

  1. Close the window and try clicking the link again, the section should open up for you.

  

Linking directly to an individual recording

  1. Log into Blackboard and click on the name of the appropriate paper.
  2. Go to the Content Item you wish to add the link to the recording to.
  3. Hover over the Tools menu and select “Otago Capture”
  4. Give the link a title but leave everything else the same
  5. You can add display dates and track views if you like.
  6. Click “Submit and Launch”
  7. Select the Section that contains the recording you are after.
  8. A new window should open, from here select the section you wish to join to the Blackboard paper.
    1. Choose “Link to Classroom”
    2. Select the recording you wish
    3. Click “Link Content”
  9. Close the window and try clicking the click from Blackboard again to see if it has worked.

 

**Please Note: All recordings and Section Homes will open in a new window.

 

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