How to set a task with a video stimulus

Adding video to a resource:

  1. Log in at  Click 'Blank' to create a new, blank resource.
  2. Enter a name for your activity
  3. Select 'Video' from the stimulus section in the top right.  A video screen should appear.  Now either:
  4. Record the video yourself:
    1. Ensure there is a webcam connected to your computer
    2. Click the round record button.
    3. If a permissions window opens, click 'Allow', 'Remember', then 'Close'.
    4. Wait until the message below the video changes from 'Preparing...' to 'Recording...'
    5. Record your video and press the square stop button when finished.
  5. OR upload the video from another source:
    1. Click the triangular eject button in the bottom right hand corner of the video
    2. Select a video file in mp3 or flv format.  If you are unsure how to do this, ask your IT department for help.
  6. OR see How to Insert YouTube videos
  7. Continue creating the resource as per any other of the instructions in this section.

Setting this task for your students:

  1. Click 'Set' at the top of the screen.
  2. Select the required group of students, or click 'add' to create a new group.
  3. The 'More' tab offers the following options:
    • to set a deadline
    • to allow students to communicate using the notice board
    • to share the task with colleagues by selecting a name from the list
  4. Click 'Set'.

To supervise or assess a task, select it from the Home screen.