How do I link to a YouTube video in a discussion reply as an instructor?
You can add a YouTube video in a discussion reply by adding the URL of the video as a link to the response.
Note: Video playback defaults to the lowest resolution quality. Users can manage video playback options in the video settings menu.
Create a new discussion entry by clicking the Reply text field in the classic Discussions interface  or the Reply button in the Discussions Redesign interface .
To embed a URL in the discussion reply, click the Link icon  and select the External Links option .
- You can also insert a link using the Insert menu options .
- If enabled in your course, you can link to a YouTube video from the Apps icon .
Enter the video link in the Link field . Then click the Done button .
You can view a list of external tools from the menubar. Click the Tools link . Navigate to the Apps option , then select the View All option .
Alternatively, you can view your apps from the toolbar. In the toolbar, click the App icon .
Note: To view the App icon, you may have to click the Options icon .
If you have previously used an external app from the Rich Content Editor, you can quickly open recently used apps.
To view recently used apps, click the App icon . Then select the app you want to open .
To view all apps, click the View All link .
If the YouTube LTI tool does not display in your recently used applications, you will need to select it from the list of all applications.
Click the YouTube link .
You can also filter menu options using the Search field .
Note: If the Google link does not display, the LTI may not be enabled in your course. You can still include your file by creating a hyperlink or publishing your Google content to the web and pasting the embed code in the HTML editor.
Enter a search term in the Search field . Then press Return (Mac) or Enter (PC) on your keyboard.
To view more information about a search option, click the video name .
To embed the video in the Rich Content Editor, click the Embed button .
To manage the video embed options, click the Embed drop-down menu . You can select to embed a video hyperlink , or you can select to embed a small, medium, or large version of the video in the Rich Content Editor .