Embedding other learning technologies in PebblePad

This guide will cover embedding learning technology tools in PebblePad, including those offered by the University.

For some external learning technologies you will need to copy the embed code prior to embedding it in your PebblePad asset or resource.

Creating an asset or resource

When creating an asset or a resource in PebblePad:

  1. Select the hamburger menu (top left)
  2. Click Get creative
  3. Select the type of asset or resource you would like to create (portfolio, page, workbook, or template etc.)
    Accessing the Get Creative button from the hamburger menu
    Accessing the 'Get creative' button from the hamburger menu

    The asset or resource will appear on the page

  4. Click + Add Content button (top of page)
  5. Select Embed

    Note: Workbooks, blogs, activity logs, and collection templates do not have the embed options.

    PebblePad add content menu with embed icon highlighted
    PebblePad add content menu with embed icon highlighted

    An embed box will appear on your page.

  6. Paste your embed code into this box
  7. Click OK.
  8. Save your asset or resource
  9. Check that your embedded technology works as expected
    Box to paste embed code with accompanying third party supported platforms
    Box to paste embed code with accompanying third party supported platforms

You can embed a wide range of university-provided technologies which include:

Also, many external technologies which generate an embed code can also be embedded such as resources hosted on Google Drive, Vimeo and YouTube videos. Check the list of PebblePad supported embed services

For any resources which do not have an embed code, linking the URL in the text as a hyperlink will be the best option for PebblePad.

This guide was last updated 26 Nov 2021.
Please report any errors or omissions in this guide by submitting an LMS support request.

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