Create and insert a video note in Brightspace Editor

You can use Video Note in a number of places throughout Brightspace, including: Content, Discussions, Activity Feed, and even when grading and providing feedback to learners.

Note: The ability to add video notes is controlled by a permission set by your administrator. If you do not see the Add Video Note option, you do not have the required permission.

  1. From Content, click Upload/Create and select Create a File.

  2. Click Insert Stuff.
  3. Click Add Video Note.
  4. To record your message, click New Recording.
  5. To finalize your message, click Stop Recording.
  6. Click Next.
  7. Enter a Title, Description, and select the Audio Language.
  8. To generate captions automatically, select Automatically generate captions from audio.
  9. Click Next.
  10. Click Insert.


To upload a Video Note or to select an existing Video Note file:

  1. In Brightspace Editor, click Insert Stuff.

  2. Select Upload File or Choose Existing.

If you select Upload File, do the following:

  1. Click Choose File and select the locally saved file you want to upload.
    Note: You can only upload MP4, FLV, F4V, or MOV files that are less than 5.00 MB in size.

  2. Click Next, and enter a title and description.

  3. Click Next, and then Insert.

If you select Choose Existing, do the following:

  1. Select Video Note Search.
  2. Enter your search terms in the Search Notes field, then select Search. You can also perform a blank search to see all search results.
  3. Select the Video Note you want to insert.
  4. Click Add.