Add a Media Gallery to the Course Menu


If you require students to watch multiple videos throughout the semester, you (and your students) may find it easiest to use a Media Gallery to organize the videos.

  1. Log in to Blackboard and navigate to your course.
  2. Ensure that Edit Mode is On at the top-right corner. If it is Off, click it to turn it on.
  3. On the left side of your course, hover over the + icon at the top left of the menu.
    "Plus" button at the top of the course menu.Dropdown menu under "plus" button.
  4. Choose Tool Link.
  5. Type a Name for the link (this is the name students will see on the menu).
  6. To the right of Type, choose Media Gallery from the drop-down menu.
  7. Check Available to Users to allow students to see this link.
  8. Once you are finished, click Submit.
    Blackboard - Add Tool Link
  9. For more information on editing the course menu, click here.

Add your Video(s) to the Media Gallery

  1. Click the Media Gallery link.
  2. Click “+ Add Media” to the right.
    Blackboard - Button Add Media
  3. Scroll through your media and click the check box to the left of each video you’d like to include.
    Blackboard - Select Media
  4. Click “+ Publish” to the right.
    Blackboard - Button Publish
  5. Your videos will appear in the Media Gallery for student consumption.