Frequently Asked Questions

    How to upload and embed videos to Canvas via Kaltura

    Kaltura is Harvard GSE's video hosting platform. Kaltura integrates with Canvas via the Media Gallery link in the left-side course navigation menu, and video the toolbar widget in the Canvas Rich Content Editor. Video content can be uploaded to your repostitory and the course repository via either tool. If you choose, you can embed Kaltura content within Canvas pages, discussions, and announcements. Please note that the Media Gallery link is not visible to students; in order to share video with students, it must be embedded in a Canvas content area the students have access to....

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    How to Install Kaltura CaptureSpace

    Intro

    Kaltura's CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder allows you to capture and record your screen, webcam, and audio all in real-time. In order to access CaptureSpace and upload your content into your course, you'll first have to download and install CaptureSpace to your computer. We will review two methods for accessing CaptureSpace: via Assignments and Pages.

    Downloading & Installing CaptureSpace

    Depending on how the course is structured, you may be able to upload and submit your video to Canvas via an Assignment, or by uploading your video...

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    How to Upload/Submit CaptureSpace Recordings

    Intro

    There are a few different ways to upload your recordings to Canvas, we'll cover each method below depending on if you are submitting to an assignment, or looking to upload and embed your video on a page for everyone in the course to view.

    Uploading and Publishing from CaptureSpace to an Assignment / Page

    After you upload your recording directly from CaptureSpace into Kaltura, you will have to publish your recording later to the respective course's Media Gallery in order for it to be accessible to the course.

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    How to Configure, Record, and Edit in CaptureSpace

    Settings and Configurations

    Upon opening the application, you'll notice there are four tabs titiled: Record, Library, Settings, and Help. Below is a highlight of each tab and their settings and options.

    Record

    This tab contains all of the input modes for which the application will capture/record.

    Screen: Allows you to record your whole screen, or a portion of your screen that you can select.

    Screen & Webcam: Allows you to record both your whole screen, or a...

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    How to Create an Assignment for Video (Kaltura) Submissions

    Intro

    Before students can submit to an assignment, they'll need to have a space where they can submit their recordings. Students will submit their recordings to an assignment using the Text Entry option.

    Procedure

    1. Click on Assignments

    2. Click on the +Assignment button on the top-right hand side of the page.

    3. Fill out the assignment's details.

    Note: Select the Submission Type as Online, and check the Text Entry option.

    4. Confirm that the due dates...

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    How to Add Collaborators to a Kaltura Video

    Intro

    If you would like to give individuals access to your videos so that they can either edit or publish your video(s), or do both on your behalf, you can add them as a collaborator to your video(s) with two levels of permissions. By default the uploader is also called the owner of the video and automatically has full access to editing and publishing the video.

    Permissions

    Co-Editor

    The Co-Editor permission allows a user access to eidting the video content and meta data associated with the video. The user is not able...

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    How to Publish Videos to a Media Gallery

    Intro

    Videos that you have uploaded into one course's Media Gallery will not automatically appear in another course's Media Gallery; you have to manually publish them to each course that you would like to share videos to. 

    You are able to publish videos directly from the current course's Media Gallery, or you can publish videos directly from My Media. 

    Once you have published your videos, they will appear in the course's Media Gallery for other course members with staff-level access (TA/TF/Teacher) to view and have access to.

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