Kaltura – Common Questions

  What is Kaltura? Kaltura is a campus-wide video management system available for all active DU community members via Canvas or DU MediaSpace. Kaltura is available in all Canvas courses under the menu titles of My Media and Media Gallery. Kaltura has a suite of tools related to video creation, uploading, editing, sharing, mobile app, […]

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How to import existing Kaltura Media Galleries into your new Canvas course

If you wish to import your old Canvas course Media Galleries into your new Canvas course, please follow these instructions. Importing Canvas course content into a new Canvas course will not import existing Kaltura Media Galleries. Rename your old Canvas course to include the academic term If you have several Canvas courses with the same […]

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Creating Instructional Videos

These videos will help you design and produce instructional videos using Kaltura and ZOOM. Creating instructional videos – Overview Creating instructional videos using Kaltura Capture ZOOM Bootcamp: technical tips ZOOM Bootcamp: presentation tips Teaching with Video (Tablets, Cameras and Whiteboards) Webinar How to create math videos Shashank Kanade – Department of Mathematics Materials used: Smartphone, […]

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Copying ZOOM videos to your Kaltura account

Overview: These steps will help you transfer your ZOOM video recordings to Kaltura. Here are some reasons why this is important: Preserve your important ZOOM recordings to avoid system deletion. Once in Kaltura, you can share them via a Canvas course or outside of Canvas using a public web link. Kaltura offers group management and […]

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Kaltura – Adding a Single Video to Your Canvas Course

Overview Kaltura allows you to upload and share video, images. and audio files within your Canvas course. You can share your media on Canvas pages, discussion boards, assignments, and the Kaltura Media Gallery. Adding Media Using the Canvas Text Editor This is the fastest way to add a new media object (video, audio or image) […]

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Kaltura – Creating a Video Assignment in Canvas (instructor view)

Overview Video  Below are some instructions on how to create a Canvas video assignment for students. It’s a 4 step process: Instructor creates a video assignment in Canvas. Student use the Kaltura Capture software to record and upload their video. Student attaches their video to your Canvas assignment. Instructor grades the video using the […]

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Kaltura – Recording Instructions For Student Interviews

These instructions are for students that need to record themselves as part of a class assignment. What you will need: Kaltura activated in your Canvas course (instructor responsibility) Kaltura Capture, a free software available in your Canvas course. A quiet room with good lighting. A computer with a webcam and microphone. At least 2GB of free […]

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Kaltura – Submitting a Video Assignment (Student View)

If an instructor has created a video assignment as outlined in  “Kaltura – Creating a Video Assignment in Canvas“, the instructor can send the following instructions below to students to help them upload their video assignment using the Kaltura My Media tool.   Note: Upload or record your video assignment using Canvas My Media. You […]

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Kaltura – Screen and webcam recordings

Overview Video of Kaltura Personal Capture Kaltura Capture is a program that makes it easy for users to create and upload videos to Kaltura through Canvas or MediaSpace.  This software available for Windows or Mac. Kaltura Capture is available to all current faculty, staff, and students in Canvas (My Media). To record your video using […]

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Kaltura – Editing Closed Captions

All video and audio files uploaded to Kaltura My Media within Canvas or DU MediaSpace will have an auto-generated closed caption file. As the video owner or editor, you can edit the auto-generated closed captions to improve accuracy. Captions should be 95% accurate. This article describes how to edit captions. Auto-generator captions can take 10-60 […]

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Kaltura – Videos not playing in Canvas – 3rd party cookies

Overview Some people using Mac Safari or Google Chrome will see an error message when accessing Kaltura pages in Canvas. The message states: “It seems your browser is blocking 3rd party session cookies which are required for the Kaltura application. To resolve this issue, please update your settings to allow 3rd party cookies.“ Solution for […]

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Kaltura: Interactive Video Quiz & Canvas Gradebook

It’s recommended that Firefox or Google Chrome web browsers be used when taking a video quiz. Students using Mac Safari may experience problems. How to create interactive video quiz questions using Kaltura and Canvas Assignments Instructions Kaltura offers the ability to embed quiz questions into any video file or YouTube video uploaded into Kaltura My […]

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Kaltura: View Quiz Reports and Analytics

We recommend using Firefox or Google Chrome when taking a video quiz. Students using Mac Safari may experience problems. How to View Quiz Reports and Analytics Kaltura enables quiz creators to get analytics about the quiz and the users taking it. The instructor report is located by clicking Analytics for the video quiz.   A […]

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Kaltura – Video Editing Tools Overview

How to edit your uploaded media using Kaltura: Click My Media and click on a video you have uploaded into Kaltura. Click on the Actions and select Launch Editor. Click Kaltura Video Editing Tools gives video owners the ability to do minor editing after uploading a video to Canvas-Kaltura. Kaltura Video Editing Tools supports the following […]

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Kaltura – How do students share media through Canvas Media Gallery?

In this article, we invite you to bring a playful and experimental approach so your students can connect with each other––and with you––through features called Media Gallery and My Media that are powered by Kaltura and housed within Canvas. Think of My Media as your own personal and private library available for all the courses […]

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Webcam Video Recording Tips

What are some tips when recording webcam videos? Camera angle: The camera should be straight and aligned with your eyes. Look at the small camera to establish eye contact with your viewers. Avoid the “up the nose” camera angle. Audio quality: Find a quiet room with minimal distracting background noise. Invest in a good quality […]

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Kaltura MediaSpace – Adding & Sharing Media

In this article, we will cover: What is DU MediaSpace? How do I login and upload media content into DU MediaSpace? How do I share my media with others? What is DU MediaSpace? DU Kaltura MediaSpace is a media management system designed to manage and share videos, images and audio files. Common uses for DU […]

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Kaltura MediaSpace – Video Channels and Galleries

DU MediaSpace offers the ability to create public, private, and restricted channels for your media (video, audio or images). What’s a channel? A channel is a password-protected area at DU MediaSpace that requires all users to login before they can access a set of videos. Beyond the basic login, some channels can have extra security […]

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