Here’s a quick (3 minute) video that highlights how Youtube videos can be embedded by students in new forum posts. A handy primer on how students can also embed content.
Note that the process in the video requires two things:
- that you to check the box to allow EMBED and OBJECT tags so that students can do this: https://docs.moodle.org/28/en/Site_policies#Allow_EMBED_and_OBJECT_tags
- that the Youtube Filter is enabled: https://docs.moodle.org/28/en/Multimedia_plugins_filter