Becoming familiar with the various mainstream learning management systems (LMS’s) is imperative when in the modern-day teaching world. There are several techniques to take heed of in order to make this learning experience as hassle-free as possible. One trick is to always choose traditional media sharing sites for embedding in order to avoid any content errors. Some mainstream sites would be YouTube for video-related content, or SoundCloud for audio files that you want to give your students access to.

Key Takeaways:

  • One can receive payoffs when they streamline content rather than move the content to multiple learning management systems (LMS) when one takes the nature of course content into account.
  • The author states that what helps him to learn faster as a professor and a coach is to hear how people are trying to use an LMS.
  • Rather than one trying to learn the creation tools for each of the learning management software he uses, he should rather use Youtube for video and embed the content.

“The Embed Responsively website can make this process easier for sites like YouTube, Vimeo, Google Maps or Getty Images, though I find that I can fine-tune most content to display just the way I want it within Blackboard or Canvas without needing to use the help from Embed Responsively.”

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