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Creating a Playlist

You can create your own playlist of courses that are of interest to you and you can share your playlist with others.

Click on your name on the top right hand corner to display your account drop down menu and choose Playlists:

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Now click on the Create New Playlist button:

Give your playlist a name and a description, then click on Create:

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Now you can edit your new playlist.
First check that you are happy with the name and description. Click on the pencil icon to edit these.

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Next, search for the courses/videos you wish to add - use the search box along the top of the screen.

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After selecting the course, click on the Add to My Playlist button

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Select the playlist to add this course to:

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You can choose whether to add the full course, or just the video:

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Go back to your playlist to check that the new information has been added:

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You can edit your playlist at any time, just click on the Edit Playlist icon:

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Sharing a Playlist

To share your playlist, you first need to make it public.

Click on your name on the top right hand corner to display your account drop down menu and choose Playlists:

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Now choose the playlist you want to share from your Owned list:

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Click the ‘Make Public’ link on the right hand side menu

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Click ‘Share’ to display the sharing options. You can share the playlist with one other person by email, or create a link to share with others.

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To share your playlist with one other person, select 'Email address' from the 'Share this playlist via' prompt menu and enter the person's email address.

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If you wish to share your playlist with multiple people, for example in your Department or School, click 'URL link' and copy the address in the top box. Paste the link as required.

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