Canvas YouTube VideosHow do I embed a YouTube video in a Canvas Page and link it in a Module?

How do I embed a YouTube video in a Canvas Page and link it in a Module?

All Canvas account holders (instructors / staff / students) can embed a YouTube video into any Canvas text box (Announcements / Pages / Syllabus / Assignments / Discussions / Quizzes). This example demonstrates embedding a YouTube video in a Canvas Page.

Go to Pages

Add a New Page

Place Your cursor in the Canvas Text box and Click on the "APP" icon (Looks ike a Plug)

Note: if your screen is reduced in size, you may have to click on "More" (3 vertical dots) to locate the "APP" icon

Click YouTube

This displays the YouTube Search panel

Enter your Search criteria and click Enter

The displays the results of the YouTube search

To the right of the YouTube Video you want to embed in the Page, click Embed

This embeds the video and returns the display to the Canvas text box.

Click Save&Publish.

This saves the Canvas Page with the embedded video.

Note: The example above is a Canvas Pages text box. YouTube videos can be embedded into any Canvas text box  (Announcements / Pages / Syllabus / Assignments / Discussions / Quizzes).

Example:

This displays the add item panel

From the dropdown box, select Page

This displays all of the Pages you have created in the Pages tool

Select the Page that contains the YouTube video then click Add Item

This displays a link to the Page containing the embedded YouTube video in the Module.