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Embed a presentation and media

How to embed a Power Point Presentation

Open the Power Point Presentation, and select File - Save as

Select JPEG File Interchange Format from the drop-down list of options save_as_options.jpgand Save, ensuring that you select all slides for conversion. [If your PPP includes audio, save as a Windows Media File to convert to video].

Zip the file contents (right click the file - Send to - Compressed folder). You can now upload this file to the desired web-page and then select Insert a...., Insert a... button choosing the Slideshow option

A dialog box will open, so set the size options of the slideshow (mm) here Slideshow options dialog box

Select Insert and then Publish

How to embed a Youtube clip or video hosted on another site

Locate the video on the external site and select Share and Embed Embed Youtube clip - Share and Embed

Copy [Ctrl + C] the highlighted URL code

Go to your Sitebuilder page, and select Insert a..., choosing the Video clip option.

A dialogue box will open Insert videoclip. Paste [Ctrl + V] the URL into the first box and make adjustments to the height and width if required.

Select Insert and then Publish

 

 

 

 

Information

Embedding Powerpoint Presentations and video clips into a web page makes the page look interesting and engaging, but also speeds up learner access to the media; learners won't need to open the links themselves and wait for any download time

Activity

Go to your sandbox area, and:

  1. embed a Power point slide into your page
  2. embed the Youtube video clip 'University of Warwick campus tour'

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