Kaltura: Add Video Files to Kaltura My Media (Faculty & Instructors)

  

 

Kaltura is a streaming service that plays videos and audio directly in Moodle. This article explains how instructors can add media files to the My Media area in Moodle. Files added here are private to the user until they have been added to a course. See Adding a Kaltura Video Resource to add a video to your course.

 

How to Add Video Files to Kaltura My Media (Faculty & Instructors)

1. Log into Moodle and click on Kaltura and then My Media in the Navigation block on the left.

my media button

There are several ways to add media. You may do this by:

  • Media Upload - Upload a video file that has already been created
  • Webcam Recording - Record from a webcam
  • CaptureSpace Lite - Record your screen, screen & webcam, webcam, or just audio
  • Video Presentation - Sync a video (or audio) file with a PowerPoint
  • Screen Recording - Record your screen
    • IMPORTANT NOTE: Kaltura's screen recorder will not be available for new versions of Chrome or Microsoft Edge due to to the fact that they do not support java plug-ins.  It is recommeded that CaptureSpace Lite be used for screen recordings.

 

How to Upload a Video By Media Upload:

1. Click the Add New tab on the right of the blue media button and click Media Upload on the list of options.

Media Upload option

 

2. Click the blue button labeled Choose a File to Upload.

Choose a File to Upload button

 

3. Select the file you wish to upload from the file browser.

  • Upon selecting a file you will be redirected to the following screen. If you wish to add a description, enter it into the textbox offered. You can also add tags to make searching for this upload easier. When you have your settings ready then click the blue Save button at the bottom of the window. 
     

Upload Media window

 

4. The video you uploaded will be added to My Media. To add this video to your course, see Adding a Kaltura Video Resource.

 

How to Upload a Video by Webcam Recording:

1.  Click the Add New tab on the right, and select Webcam Recording 

Webcam Media option


2. Click the Allow option in the Adobe Flash Player Settings to allow access to your camera and microphone.

Allow Access option

 

3. Once you complete the recording of the video, click Next.  Add a Title and a Description to your video. Select Save.

Title and Description window

 

4. The video you uploaded will be added to My Media. To add this video to your course, see Adding a Kaltura Video Resource.

 

How to Upload Media By Screen Recording:

1. Click the Add New tab on the right, and select Screen recording.  

IMPORTANT NOTE: Kaltura's screen recorder will not be available for new versions of Chrome or Microsoft Edge due to to the fact that they do not support java plug-ins.  It is recommeded that CaptureSpace Lite be used for screen recordings.

Screen Recording option


2.  Click the blue button Labeled Launch the Screen Recorder.  

launch the screen recorder button in kaltura


3.  When asked to run the application, click Run.

java permission window to run the program


4.  The picture below shows the Kaltura screen recorder. To make a recording, use the Red button in the bottom left corner to start and stop the recording. When you finish the recording, click Done

the java screen recorder


5.  Give your video a title, then click Upload.  

kaltura screen recording title screen


6.  The file is now on the kaltura webpage. Give the video a description then hit the blue Save Button at the bottom of the window.  

kaltura file upload description window


7.  The video you uploaded will be added to My Media. To add this video to your course, see Adding a Kaltura Video Resource.

 

Referenced from: Kaltura.com

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