Set Up Class Capture in the Remote RSS Feed Block


The Remote News Feed (or Remote RSS Feed) block allows RSS feeds from external websites such as UCSF Educational Technology Services’ Class Capture to be displayed within a CLE course. For example, as lectures are recorded by Class Capture, the Remote News Feed block updates automatically to display the latest lectures. This document explains how to setup the Remote News Feed block to display Class Capture content (audio or video) in a CLE course.

Audience: Managers, Instructors, Content Assistants, Grading Assistants, Students.

Add/Remove Remote RSS Feed Block Setup Class Capture


Add the Remote RSS feed block to a CLE course


The Remote News Feed block must be added to a CLE course before you can configure the block to display Class Capture or other RSS feeds. Only the Manager, Instructor, and Content Assistant roles can add the Remote News Feed block to a CLE course.

  1. Navigate to the CLE course where you would like to add the Remote News Feed block
  2. Navigate to the gear icon at the top-right and click Turn editing on
  3. Navigate to the menu on the left side of the screen and click Add a Block
  4. From the list choose Remote RSS Feed
  5. After a moment, the window will refresh, and the Remote RSS Feed block appears on the right side of the course page. To move the block to a new location, use the move icon located in the top-right portion of the block (with editing turned on). Moving this block will affect all visitors in your course.Screen_Shot_2020-11-16_at_5.00.14_PM.png

  6. After the Remote News Feed block has been added to the CLE course, continue to the Setup Class Capture tab above for detailed instructions on configuring the Remote News Feed block.add_remote_feed_news_block.gif

Remove the Remote RSS feed block from a CLE course

To remove a Remote News Feed block from a CLE course, follow the instructions below:

  1. Turn editing on in the CLE course where the Remote News Feed block has been added
  2. Navigate to the RSS Remote News Feed block and click the gear icon
  3. Click Delete Remote News Feed block.Screen_Shot_2020-11-16_at_5.03.33_PM.png

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