My CourseMedia videos are not playing in Canvas

    If your CourseMedia videos are not playing in Canvas, do one of the following: Use Google Chrome, it has the Flash Player built into the browser. Install the Adobe Flash player on your browser. You might have to re-start your browser in order to activate the Flash player in your browser. For Mac users, try […]

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    What you need to know about the new DU CourseMedia

    DU CourseMedia has undergone some major updates that requires your attention. Please review the updates below and take the time to become familiar with the new CourseMedia in order to make a smooth transition this next school year (2016-2017). The Office of Teaching and Learning will provide personal assistance to any instructor that needs help, […]

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    What’s the Best way to View a CourseMedia Gallery in Canvas?

    If you have a large video or image gallery that needs to be shared with your students, we recommend using a Canvas Module. From the course menu select Modules and then select ” + Module” Name your module and select “Add Module” Select the newly created gallery The next screen will allow you to add […]

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    What can DU CourseMedia do?

    With DU CourseMedia, instructors can: Create high quality image and video presentations for your students. Share media (video, audio and photos) with students via Canvas. * Access, view and share the library video collection with your course students. Create video clips on-the-fly using an online media editor tool. Upload your own images into a gallery. […]

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    How do my students access my DU CourseMedia galleries?

    You must load your CourseMedia Galleries into Canvas. Students will no longer be able to login to the CourseMedia website unless they are Art History students. Students should use their university  ID and passcode to login to Canvas. Once within the course, student can access the CourseMedia materials in different methods depending on how the instructor […]

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    Can I find Kanopy videos in CourseMedia?

    Yes, Kanopy is a DU library video subscription service that contains over 26,000 films focused on the arts and humanities. When you do a search in DU CourseMedia, our search engine will automatically look in the Kanopy collection. This allows you to add Kanopy videos into your CourseMedia gallery or as single video item within […]

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    Is there training on how to use DU CourseMedia?

    Yes, our DU CourseMedia support team can provide instructors with one-on-one training. Please contact coursemedia@du.edu to schedule an appointment. In the meantime, here are some videos: Adding a video using the Canvas Rich Text Editor : Allows you to add a CourseMedia video or media gallery to a page, assignment instructions, or discussion board post Adding […]

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    How do I arrange my gallery items?

    Click and drag the gallery item to arrange your gallery media items.  You can also click the “move to top” icon located on each gallery item to move a gallery item to the beginning of a gallery.  

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    How do I add video from YouTube?

    Many news and educational websites now offer video embed code that you can copy and paste into DU CourseMedia or directly into Canvas. YouTube Embed Instructions Go to YouTube  or another website that shares video content. Click the Share button. Copy the iframe code. In your CourseMedia gallery, click the “</>Add Video Embed” icon. Give the […]

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    How do I add quiz questions to a video in Canvas?

    Would you like to know if your students are watching your course videos?  The Canvas quiz tool allows you to add a video from any source that provides the video embed code. Quiz responses can then be automatically recorded in the Canvas Grade Book. Here is an example video with a quiz question listed below.   […]

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    How do I request new content for DU CourseMedia?

    Can’t find what you’re looking for in DU CourseMedia?  Contact our media support team to request the media that you need for your courses. Requesting Video and Audio files On average, adding new videos to CourseMedia can take 2-3 weeks. Contact Mark Kintgen (Mark.Kintgen@du.edu) at the library. Make sure to include the title, copyright year, […]

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    How do I add a single video to Canvas?

      1. Create a new page in Canvas. 2. Click the “More External Tools” button and then “Course Media.” 3. Search for your video by title, or find your previous CourseMedia videos by clicking the Gallery Groups tab. 4. Add the entire video by clicking the ‘Add to Course; or make a short clip of […]

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    Guidance on fair use of copyrighted materials

    The University of Denver is committed to providing access to educational resources with as few restrictions as possible, while recognizing the need to respect the intellectual property rights of content creators. Unfortunately, it may be difficult at times to know how to accomplish both of these aims and to feel confident that we’re abiding by […]

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