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NBC Learn Higher Ed: Playlists

Information About How to Manage Playlists

This information and other help is available on the NBC Learn website: http://highered.nbclearn.com/portal/site/HigherEd/help

View Your Playlists

All of your saved Cue Cards are stored in My Playlists, which is located in the Main Navigation Bar at the top of every page. When you open the My Playlists page, the default view is a thumbnail display of all of the Cue Cards you have saved. You can organize, name and manage your Cue Cards in individual playlists that make sense for you.

To view a Playlist:

  1. All of your Playlists are located in list form at the left of the results area, under the My Playlists and Edit Playlists links. You can view the contents of any of your Playlists under both links.
  2. Click on the Playlist name you would like to view.
  3. The results area of the page automatically refreshes, displaying only the Cue Cards contained in that Playlist.

For more information about the tools that can help you further refine the display of the  Cue Cards in your Playlist, see the Thumbnail View, List View and Sorting and Filtering sections.


To edit a Playlist name:

  1. Click on the Edit Playlists link above your Playlist names
  2. Two small icons are located to the right of the Playlist name, a Pencil and a red circle with an X. Click on the Pencil icon.
  3. Type over the existing name of your Playlist with the new name.
  4. Click on the Save icon on the right.

To delete a Playlist:

  1. Click on the Edit Playlists link above your Playlist names.
  2. Click on the red circle with an X to the right of the Playlist you would like to delete
  3. Confirm that you would like to delete the Playlist and all of its Cue Cards in the popup.
  4. Your Playlist and all of the Cue Cards it contains is permanently deleted.


Tip: Deleting a Playlist will also delete any Tags, Notes or Links you may have added to the Cue Cards.

To reorder your Playlists:

  1. Click on the Edit Playlists link above your Playlist names
  2. Left-click and hold on the Playlist name you would like to move.
  3. Drag the Playlist to the position of your choice.
  4. Release your mouse.
  5. Use the steps above to move any other individual Playlists until they are ordered the way you like.
  6. Click the orange Save button when you are finished re-ordering.

To add a Playlist - Edit Playlist Method:

  1. Click on the Edit Playlists link above your Playlist names.
  2. Click on the Plus icon or the Add New Playlist link under your Playlists.
  3. A pop-up will prompt you to enter the name of the new Playlist.
  4. Click the Save button in the pop-up.
  5. The new Playlist name is added to the bottom of your Playlists.

To add a new playlist - Cue Card Method:

  1. Open the Cue Card you would like to save
  2. Click on the Save link at the bottom left of the Cue Card. A drawer will open below the Cue Card.
  3. Type the name of the new Playlist in the second field called "Create a new Playlist".
  4. Click Save at the right.
  5. The Cue Card will be stored in designated Playlist.

To delete Cue Cards from a Playlist:

  1. Open the Playlist by clicking on the Playlist name on the left.
  2. Click on Thumbnail View at the top of the results area if you are not in this view.
  3. Click on Large in the top right above the results area.
  4. Click on the X icon to the right of the thumbnail of the Cue Card you would like to delete.
  5. Confirm that you would like to delete the Cue Card from your playlist in the pop-up by clicking OK.
  6. The Cue Card is permanently removed from the Playlist.

Tip: Deleting a Cue Card from a Playlist will also delete any Notes you may have added to the Cue Card.