An interactive video tool that layers questions and content over a video player, complete with integration into Blackboard.

Playposit Self-Help Material

Review Playposit tutorials and support documentation

PlayPosit 3.0 interface

Playposit is an online learning environment to create and share interactive video lessons. The simple and intuitive browser interface includes an extensive video search feature, video editing and a variety of interaction tools including: video crop, multiple choice, free response, reflective pause, check all that apply, skip segment, link to URL, fill in blank, and polling. 

Overview of Playposit

Instructors can choose Playposit lessons (or as Playposit calls them, Bulbs) from a library of ready to use content, or create their own lessons (Bulbs) from scratch by selecting videos and adding interactive elements. Playposit supports seven video sources including: YouTube, Vimeo, TeacherTube, Shmoop, Google Drive videos (instructions here), ShowMe, SchoolTube, and many more with other playposit Chrome Extension!

Participate in this PlayPosit Overview lesson to better understand what is possible with PlayPosit:

Bulbs are published publicly or privately through the Playposit website and student responses are captured and stored for individual or course level review, analysis, and synchronization with Blackboard.

Because Northeastern has purchased licenses for faculty and students, all faculty are granted Premium accounts when they log in through Blackboard. When the Playposit Bulb is created through Blackboard and linked correctly, a Grade Center column will automatically be created. Faculty can grade in Playposit and have the grade sent directly to the Blackboard Grade Center. In addition, if you use the Blackboard integration feature, you don’t have to go through the process of sharing bulbs individually with students. Adding the link through the Blackboard integration feature will grant students in your course access to the Playposit video automatically.

Key Features

  • 8 interactivity type options
  • Integrate video lesson directly into your Blackboard course
  • View student progress through Analytics dashboard
  • Choose from a video lesson library
  • Search for videos without leaving Playposit
  • Over 8 Video sources supported
  • Live chat with instructors
  • Zaption migration support
  • Audio recorder for answers