Admin - Content

Uploading and Editing a YouTube Video

On the right hand side of the Content tab you will be able to organize, upload, and edit your media. 

 

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UPLOADING A YOUTUBE VIDEO

To add media to your platform click on the "Add new" button. Choose the "YouTube" button from the "Add New" drop down to create a YouTube video as a module. You will be brought to the link metadata screen. A list of different fields will appear for you to fill out.

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Title: To publish your module you must include a title. This is the only required field when setting up your module. The title will appear to your users on the front end of your platform.

 

YouTube Video URL: Paste the YouTube URL including the https:// or http://

 

Open in a new Tab: When you switch this toggle to "Yes" the video will open and play in a new tab in the browser. Completion of the module will trigger on the click. If "No" is selected then the video will play in the Rockstar Learning Platform's player. Completion will trigger when the video is 95% completed

 

Learner Activity: Learner activities allow admins to add activities such as multiple choice questions, task lists, and uploads to existing and new video, audio, PDF, link, and event modules. To learn more, visit our Learner Activity article.

 

Presenters:

To add a presenter, type in the the presenter name you want to add to the module. When you are finished, press enter to confirm the presenter. A box will appear around the new tag. Your users will be able to search by presenter using the search bar on the Users Page.


Tags:

To add a tag, type in the the tag you want to add to the module. When you are finished, press enter to confirm the tag. A box will appear around the new tag. Your users will be able to search by tags using the search bar on the Users Page. You can also view reporting data on completed modules by tag (See Media Reports).

 

Learner Groups: Your module must be assigned to a learner group to appear on the User Page of your site. Click in the "Learner Groups" field to display a list of all your available learner groups. You can assign a module to multiple learner groups depending on how you set up your courses (See Learner Groups).

Description:

You can choose to add a module description for your users to view on the front end of your platform.

 

Call to Action Button:

You can add a call to action button in the description of your module. Click the "Yes" button to enable the button. Add the button text, button link, and choose the button color.

 

Attachments: 

To add attachments to your module choose either the "Choose attachment file" or "Add link" buttons. Accepted file formats for attachments are .mp4, .mov, .mp3, PDF, zip, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel.

 

Publish Information: Click the "Yes" button to publish this module. Click the "No" button to draft this module. Drafted modules will not be viewable to users on the Users Page. You can also choose a date to expire the module. When a module expires, it will become drafted and no longer be viewable to users on the Users Page.

Facebook Commenting:

To enable a commenting field below your module, click the "Yes" button. User will be able to add their comments and see other users comments below the module. This feature will not post comments on Facebook, only on Rockstar Learning Platform. To set this up see the Account Settings article.

 

Additional Information: This section can be used to add notes to a module for admin purposes only. These notes will not appear on the Users Page.

When you have filled out all of the necessary fields, click the "Add new module" button. This will upload the module to Rockstar Learning Platform.

 

Reporting: If you choose to play the YouTube video in a new window, completion of the module will trigger on the user's click. If you choose to play the YouTube video in the Rockstar Learning Platform, completion will trigger when the video is 95% watched. Users will not be able to fast forward to force completion.

 

EDITING LINKS

To edit an existing link module, find the module you want to edit in the module list on the right hand side of the content tab. Click on the title of the module and then select the red "Edit" button. You will be able to edit all of the fields mentioned above. Click the red "Update Module" button to save your changes.

 

This article last reviewed July 2021. The software may have changed since the last review.