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Embedding a Single Video in Moodle


IMPORTANT: If you have not uploaded a video, follow the Uploading a Video tutorial.



  1. Log into and select the Media Library tab.
  2. media library tab
  3. Click the Info icon beside the publish status of your video.
    • NOTE: A video's publish status must be "Viewable" or "Published" for it to display when it is embedded. To make a video viewable, click Edit, then Publish, and then Finish.
    Info icon location
  4. An information box will appear at the top of your browser window. Make note of the Content ID.
      Content ID
  5. Open a new browser window.
  6. Log into your Moodle course and click the Turn editing on button. 
  7. Move to the section where you wish to embed the video. Click the Add a resource drop-down menu and select  Ensemble Video.
  8. add resource dropdown box
  9. The Adding a new Ensemble Video screen will open. Enter a name and description for your video.
  10. In the Content ID box, enter the Content ID you copied in Step 3
  11. Content ID text box
  12. Click the Save and display button.
  13. Your video should now be visible.

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