Kaltura – Common Questions

Important Notice: Users of DU VideoManager, DU CourseMedia videos (excluding images and audio), TechSmith Relay, Relay Wrangler, and faculty who are using videos in Canvas, will be impacted by the transition over to Kaltura, which will be a campus-wide rollout beginning in the Spring Quarter of 2020. What is Kaltura? Kaltura is a campus-wide video […]

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NBCLearn Video Library

The NBC Learn Video Library allows you to embed videos directly to your course via the rich content editor toolbar, which is found in the Announcements, Assignments, Discussions, Pages, Quizzes, and Syllabus tools in Canvas. These videos include a transcript and English captioning, plus citations in MLA, APA or Chicago Style formats. You can find […]

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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 board, 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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Using ZOOM to Record a Video Presentation

Using ZOOM to Record a Video Presentation Our University paid version of ZOOM allows you to record your computer screen and voice to create a video that you can share with others via Canvas or a private web link. In this tutorial, we will illustrate how to use the ZOOM Cloud Recording option to record […]

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Where can I find films for my class?

Feature Films and Documentaries If you are looking for films for your course, please checkout these popular library subscription services for streaming films. Kanopy: On-demand streaming service with more than 30,000 classic films, documentaries, and instructional videos. Marketed as “Netflix for colleges.” Many titles are accompanied by searchable, self-scrolling transcripts. Supports playlist and clip creation. […]

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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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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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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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Manage Recordings with Relay Wrangler

Using Relay Wrangler; you now have the ability to mark TechSmith Relay presentations for preservation, download your video, and delete un-needed recordings. We encourage all content owners to be responsible with this material and only preserve that content which is still relevant for teaching and learning purposes at the University of Denver.  You may log in to http://wrangler.du.edu with your DU […]

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Video class assignment tips for instructors and students

Video assignments can be a research intensive, collaborative and highly engaging student activity. The video can demonstrate skills, knowledge and communication strategies. You can find some DU student examples at https://otl.du.edu/knowledgebase/what-are-some-examples-of-video-activities/ For Instructors Final videos should be between 2-5 minutes. A high quality 5-minute video can take about 5-10 hours to produce. Ensure that the […]

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How can I download my TechSmith Relay video file?

To download a TechSmith presentation video, modify the TechSmith URL to include “/media/video.mp4”, for example: From this: http://flashmedia2.du.edu/relay/government_history_20141016_120646_26.html To this: http://flashmedia2.du.edu/relay/government_history_20141016_120646_26/media/video.mp4 This new page allows you to right-click on the video to save it on your computer. You can then upload the file into Canvas or Kaltura MediaSpace.

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