Add content from an external website (e.g., Flickr, YouTube, SlideShare).
Mashups allow Instructors to add content from an external Web site to a Course. This content is used in a variety of ways within a Course:
The content displayed in a course will still reside on the external Web site.
Mashups are added as a Content Item in a folder or added through the Text Editor. Adding a Mashup as a Content Item makes it a part of the information that you present to users for them to view. Adding a Mashup using the Text Editor means that you can put Mashups in places where users can interact with the content, such as in Test Questions, Discussion Boards and Blogs.
Mashups are displayed in the following ways:
To encourage discussion about Hamlet, the instructor can create a Mashup that includes a video of a scene from a production of the play and a link to a newspaper review of that production.
UB Learns supports the following:
When finished, the Mashup appears in the folder or Content Area where it was created. If necessary, use the action link for the Mashup item to set Adaptive Release rules, add metadata or track the number of views.
If the Mashup does not appear or displays an error after initially appearing, it is possible that the URL has changed or the item was deleted from Flickr, Slideshare or YouTube.