5 Replies Latest reply: Jul 23, 2012 9:12 AM by julianc7
julianc7 Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)

How do you add an image to a post or a page in iTunes Course Manager?

 

Like this example?photo.PNG

  • 1. Re: How do you add an image to a post or a page in iTunes Course Manager?
    kcoakley Level 1 Level 1 (30 points)

    Hi Julianc7,

     

    I've been trying to find an answer to this for some time with no luck.

     

    I contacted the author of that course and he was kind enough to reply. He said that all he did was copy and paste the text and images from Pages into Course Manager. I have tried to replicate this but it simply does not work for me. I've tried it on a Mac with Pages & Safari and on my PC with Word/Google Docs & Safari with no luck. I've found that links and bulleted lists do copy fine but no matter what I try, I cannot get an image to paste into a Post.

     

    I've contacted Apple Support and was first pointed to the Add Material for an Assignment. This, however, only adds a link to an image... it does not display the image in the Post. I have since replied to them with a screen shot and will hopefully hear back soon.

     

    Have you made any progress with this?

     

    Thanks,

    Ken

  • 2. Re: How do you add an image to a post or a page in iTunes Course Manager?
    kcoakley Level 1 Level 1 (30 points)

    I received the final word on this issue from Apple Support today:

     

    Ordinarily, HTML code contained within the body of a post is stripped out. This happens so that the iTunes U app can properly display posts and avoid unexpected behavior.

    In this case of the post from South Kent School, the author has somehow circumvented this. It is not a supported feature of iTunes U, and we're working on fixing it.

    Ken

  • 3. Re: How do you add an image to a post or a page in iTunes Course Manager?
    julianc7 Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)

    Hi Ken,

     

    I have managed to include web based images. I have used Skitch to publish them and iTUCM will then accept the images by simply dragging them from the browser (any web based image will work) into the postings section of iTUCM.

     

    If Apple changes the way his works then I guess the images won't appear!

    Of course the IOS device needs to be on-line to see these images.

     

    You can see my course here with "linked" images.

     

    It seems odd that we can't add images into posts from the materials library. But I guess someone has a reason for this!

     

    Julian

  • 4. Re: How do you add an image to a post or a page in iTunes Course Manager?
    kcoakley Level 1 Level 1 (30 points)

    Hi Julian,

     

    Thank you so much for posting that here... your solution works perfectly. I'm shocked that none of the four Apple Support reps who addressed this issue for me knew how to do this.

     

    Thanks,

    Ken

  • 5. Re: How do you add an image to a post or a page in iTunes Course Manager?
    julianc7 Level 1 Level 1 (15 points)

    It does look as though Apple have pulled this function - which is a real shame as some learners even teachers benefit from embedded images. Having to leave iTunesU to go to see an image via Safari and then back into iTunes U is a really poor experience.