How do I embed an audio file on a Lessons page

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Go to Lessons.

Click on the Lessons Page Title (e.g. Unit #1) in the Tool Menu to display the page.

Note: The default or blank Lessons page contains text and images that explain the basic functionality of the Lessons tool.

Click Add Content, then Embed Content on a Page.

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From the Add Content drop-down menu, select Embed content on page.

Click Browse.

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Locate the audio file, select it and click Open.

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Click Save.

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Note: The file you have selected will appear listed next to the Browse button.

View embedded audio.

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The audio file will display embedded on the page.

Click Edit. (Optional)

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To add a description of the audio file, click on Edit.

Add a description.

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Add a description of the audio file, then click Update Item.

View updated item.

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This returns the display to the Lessons page with the embedded audio and its description.

Notice the file location in Resources.

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Note: The audio file is not streamed to the user. The larger the audio file, the longer it will take for the audio file to load on the Lessons page.

Common Questions about Adding Content to Lessons:

Other articles about Isaak/Sakai's tools and how instructors can use them:

Core Tools:   Image:Flag blue.png Announcements | Image:Page edit.png Assignments | Image:Lessons-icon.png Lessons | Image:Comments.png Forums | Image:Report.png Gradebook | Image:Folder.png Resources | Image:Calendar.png Schedule | Image:Pencil.png Tests and Quizzes

More Tools:   Image:User comment.png Chat Room | Image:Folder page.png Drop Box | Image:House.png Home | Image:Comment.png Messages | Image:Chart bar.png Statistics | Image:Page world.png Web Content

Related articles:   How to add tools to your course | Using the Text Editor | Manage Groups | Permissions and roles | Contact the CPI for help

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