Click the My Media link in the Tools box on the Welcome Screen.

My media link

View, download, edit or delete media

On the My Media screen:

  • Click on the media title / thumbnail to select a video or audio file from your list of available media content
  • The media file will open within a player.

Selecting a video thumbnail

Play a media file

  • Click the Play button on the media player
  • Click the Expand player button to view the video in full screen mode

Choosing expand player button

Download a media file

Click the Download video button to download a copy of one of your media files

Clicking the download video button

Edit media information

  • Click the Actions button below the media player.
  • Select Edit from the drop down list, to adjust:
    • The media name
    • The description
    • Media Tags

Selecting edit from the actions list

Delete a media file

To delete a media file, you can either:

  • Click the Delete button whilst in edit mode, or
  • Click the Delete button beside the media from My Media list, or
  • Select Delete from the Actions button drop down list below the media player.

Do not delete a video that you have submitted in an assignment. This will make the file unavailable to your instructor. They will be unable to mark the media content.

Selecting delete beside the media

Selecting delete from the actions menu

Upload content (alternate method)

You can upload content via My Media to publish to a course gallery or to submit later as part of a Blackboard assignment. On the My Media page:

Click Add New Media Upload

Add new media upload option

To upload media through a text editor, refer to Upload or Record Video or Audio 
When you upload media through My Media you will be redirected back to My Media once the upload completes.

Publish to course gallery

On the My Media screen:

  • Click on the media title / thumbnail to select a video or audio file (as described above)
  • Click the Actions button below the media player.
  • Select Publish from the drop down list.

Clicking Actions and Publish

  • Select your course from the list.
  • Click the Save button.

Select course and save

  • The video will be published to the Course Gallery (pending means it is only visible to your course coordinator via the Course Gallery)

For videos that are not to be shared with the rest of the students enrolled in the course, the status will remain as pending and the video will only be visible to you and your course coordinator.

Pending video


Create a clip from an uploaded video

On the My Media screen:

  • Click on the Edit button next to the video or audio file

My media edit button

  • Click on the Trim Video option tab below the media player

Trim video

On the Trim Video tab window:

  • Click on the Play button to view the video clipping timeline

Clicking the play button

  • Adjust the start and end points by either:
    • Dragging to adjust the duration bar in the video clipping timeline
    • Pausing the video at certain points and then use the buttons Set Starting Point, Set Ending Point
    • Manually entering the required Start Time and End Time.
  • Preview the changes

Adjusting the start and end points

Click on the Trim Video button.

Clicking the trim video button

The clip will be processed and the original media in My Media will be trimmed.