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How to Add Captions for Video Note


Creating a Video with Captions.

From inside a discussion topic, after you click on START A THREAD button.

Select the “INSERT STUFF” button in the far-left corner of the text box.

Video button inside of the discussion post. The add stuff button boxed in red.

Select “Add a Video Note.”

The list of way to insert files and other videos.  The "add video note" button boxed in red.


Allow Brightspace access to your web camera and microphone to make the recording, when prompted.

Preview of adding a video note to a discussion post. The "new recording" button boxed in red.

Once you have recorded your video, select “NEXT.”

Preview of adding a video note to a discussion post.  The "next" button boxed in red.
  1. Title the recording.
  2. Add a description, if you want.
  3. Select the language you want the captions to use.
Adding a title, description, and audio langue to start close captions.  The English language selection boxed in red.

Then select the box next to “Automatically generate captions from audio.”

Box next to “Automatically Generate Captions from Audio.”  The checked boxed is boxed in red.

Then select NEXT and finally select INSERT.

It will take several minutes for the recording to be converted and captions added. So come back and check to see if it is displaying as you intended later.

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