Kaltura is Earlham’s video creation, storage, and management platform. To access the platform, visit the following locations:
Kaltura allows you to:
There are many great resources you can use to get started in Kaltura.See the list of resources located below:
There are several different ways to upload media to Kaltura. Read below to learn more:
Upon saving you will see a message that reads “media successfully set to private” will appear.
It will be private until moved to gallery or embedded into a course
Videos from YouTube are not embedded in the course. They link out to the video, which plays in Kaltura.
You can edit videos in Kaltura. To learn about this, watch the video you see below.
You can add collaborators to your Kaltura videos. To add them, do the following:
Captions are an essential element of any video, as it allows all individuals to understand what's happening in the video. To add and edit captions, do the following:
Kaltura provides analytics data to help you understand video engagement by individual user, individual video, or for all your media. It can help you understand which users have watched a video, if users are watching the whole video, or when they stop watching your video. To view analytics for a single video, do the following:
For a more in-depth description of how to use and understand Kaltura analytics, visit Kaltura's support page on Entry-Level Analytics.
You must first enable the ability to download the content. After understanding this, do the following:
You must create public links via the Kaltura Mediaspace web interface. Log in at kaltura.earlham.edu. After logging in and locating the video you wish to share, do the following:
ITS has excellent troubleshooting tips covering a variety of topics including browser compatibility, error messages, uploading, and captioning. Refer to their Help Documentation (link). Explore the following:
Playlists allow a content owner to group content together for embedding on an external web page. Every time you add or remove an item from the playlist, your embedded player automatically updates to reflect this change.
Channels allow a content owner to group media together in MediaSpace. The media gallery you see when you log in is a channel. Read the following to learn about examples of playlists and channels:
Setting up a Channel
To set up a channel, note that channels allow content owners to group media together in MediaSpace and restrict access to that media to only a defined list of users. The options for sharing are:
Note that you can create Kaltura videos and upload them to discussion forums to create more engaging discussion. After understanding this, do the following:
You can create a Kaltura Video Assignment to allow students to submit video assignments. After understanding this, do the following:
The media gallery allows you and your students to view Kaltura videos within Moodle. To access the media gallery and add videos to it, you and your students may do the following:
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