Streaming Audio and Video Content in UB Learns

Use UB's streaming server, Panopto, YouTube or Google Drive to deliver video and audio content inside UB Learns.

About Audio and Video Content

For the optimal user viewing experience, we recommend utilizing a streaming service to store and deliver video/audio content in UB Learns. 

Adding Panopto Video Content to UB Learns

The Panopto integration provides the tools to add and manage Panopto video files from inside UB Learns course sites. Video files and classroom lecture recordings added to UB Learns course sites allow students to watch on any computer, laptop or mobile device.

Video Tutorial

Provision Your Course With the Panopto Course Tool Application Link

The Panopto Course Tool Application link provides students access to all the videos in your Panopto course folder and allows all course instructors to manage (ex: upload, delete, edit etc) video files. The folder updates automatically as files are added in Panopto.

  1. Navigate to the course.
  2. Click the plus icon (top left-hand corner) in the Course Menu.
  3. Select Tool Link.
  4. Enter a Name for the link.
  5. For Type, choose Panopto Course Tool Application and click the checkbox to enable Available to Users.
  6. Click Submit.
  7. Click the link you just created.
  8. Click Configure.
  9. Click Add Course to Panopto.
    • You will see the message "Successfully provisioned course..."
  10. Click Return to Course.

We recommend that you have your students click on the Panopto tool link you just created to ensure they are added to the course viewer group and have access to view the recordings.

Common Questions

Why are people getting a "Request Access for Video" error?
Either change the sharing setting inside Panopto to “Anyone at your organization with the link” or use the Panopto Video Embed tool. Viewers should enable third-party cookies in their browser.

Why don't I see the Panopto Content link?
Provision your course (see Step 1 above) before you can use Panopto video with your course.  

Why didn't my grades import into the Grade Center?
After students answer the final question by clicking Finish they must also click Continue in order for the grades to be imported.

See Also

Upload to YouTube and Add as a Mashup or URL

  • Create a YouTube account, upload your content and set your privacy preferences.
  • YouTube videos can be added to UB Learns as a Mashup or URL.
  • If you wish to add content to UB Learns as a Mashup, select privacy setting Public in YouTube so that you can search for it using the Mashup tool. After it has been selected, you can change the privacy setting to Unlisted.
  • Unlisted videos will not become part of any search, and the only way to find an unlisted video is if you are given the URL.

> Learn more about Mashups

Need additional help?

Use our contact form to submit a help ticket (you may be asked for your UBITName and password). After the form is submitted, a member of the UB Learns support team will follow up with you within one business day.