You can add a video from the Web as a Video topic using Upload/Create. For how to add a YouTube video, please see

  1. In your course, click Content.
  2. Click the name of the module you want to add the video to.
  3. Click Upload/Create.
  4. Click Video or Audio.
    click Content, the name of the module, Upload/Create, and Video or Audio
  5. Click the Web Video or Audio tab.
  6. Paste the URL or embed code for the video.
    click Web Video or Audio and paste the URL or embed code to the video
  7. The window may update to show a preview. If not, click Preview.
  8. Make sure the title is how you want it to display in Content. Edit it if not.
  9. Click Save.
    edit the title as needed, playback the preview, and click Save
  10. The video is listed as a link in the Content module.
    the video topic is linked in the Content module