Embedding Kaltura Videos through the HTML Editor

Click on Insert Stuff button to add your video.

NOTE: This method is for embedding Kaltura Videos in Announcements, Discussions and anywhere else the HTML editor is used. To connect a video quiz to a D2L gradebook, use the Adding a Kaltura Video Quiz in a Content Module method. Navigate to the area of your course where the video is to be inserted. On […]

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Adding a Kaltura Video or Video Quiz to a Content Module

Click on Insert Stuff button to add your video.

NOTE: This method is required to connect a video quiz to the D2L gradebook. Navigate to the Content Module of your course where the video is to be inserted. Select Add Existing Activities. From the Add Existing Activities options, select Insert Kaltura. NOTE: This will open your Kaltura My Media gallery. Select the video or […]

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Connecting Kaltura Video Quizzes to a D2L Gradebook

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NOTES: Kaltura Video Quizzes have limited functionality. They do not have the same features and options as a D2L quiz. To connect a Video Quiz to a D2L gradebook, it must be added to a Content module, via the Adding a Kaltura Video or Video Quiz to a Content Module method. Gradebook connections must be […]

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Student-Created Videos for D2L Course Assignments

Students can create videos using Kaltura and post them in their D2L courses in the same manner as instructors by following these step-by-step directions: Kaltura Overview for Students. When adding video (required or optional) as part of a course assignment be sure that the technology does not change the overall outcome of the assignment. For […]

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Using Video to Communicate Personalized Student Feedback in D2L

Video can be used to communicate personalized student feedback for course assignments, as well as overall course progress. This can be accomplished by adding a personalized feedback video to the ‘feedback’ area within the Enter Grades screen for Discussions and Assignment Folders, as well as items in the Gradebook, or communicate overall course progress by […]

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Using Video with D2L Email

Communicate with an individual student or whole class list by sending videos through D2L Email. Emailing video communications should be used strategically to avoid overwhelming students with too many videos. Why send video through D2L Email? Reach students with a variety of communication preferences Grab students attention and spark curiosity Review email video communication multiple […]

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Using Video in D2L Content

Videos posted in Content should be directly related to the concepts or assignment(s) within that module folder. Why post videos in Content? Increase student motivation Develop potential for deeper learning of the subject Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially visual learners Provide a common experience for students to discuss Grab students attention […]

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Accessing My Media in D2L

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My Media can be accessed from the My Home page in D2L. You can create or upload media to be used in any class in My Media. Once your content is in My Media, it can be added to D2L from within specific courses. Enable My Media for your D2L Account NOTE: Required the first […]

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Editing Video in Kaltura: Trim and Chop

The Trim and chop features allow users to adjust the start and end of a video as well as remove a segment from the middle of a video. Trim From the D2L My Home page, select My Media. From the My Media gallery, locate the video to be edited. Select on the video thumbnail to […]

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Using Videos in D2L Assignments

Videos used with D2L Assignments should provide information that is pertinent to that assignment such as further explaining the assignment requirements, examples, demonstrations, etc. Why post videos with D2L Assignments? Provide an explanation of assignment expectations and grading details Increase student motivation Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially visual learners Grab students […]

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Using Video in PowerPoint Lectures

Videos included in PowerPoint Lectures should directly relate to the lecture topic(s). Videos included with lecture presentations should aim to deepen a student’s understanding of the lecture topics. Why add videos to PowerPoint Lectures? Increase student motivation and engagement with lecture content Develop potential for deeper learning of the subject Reach students with a variety […]

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Using Video in D2L Announcements

Videos posted in Announcements should communicate important course information to all students as they enter the course. Why Post Videos in Announcements? Increase instructor presence Communicate important information that students will see upon entering the course Increase communication Grab students attention Reach out to student, especially audio/visual learners Make important information stand out Types of […]

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Using Video in D2L Discussions

Videos posted in Discussions should directly relate to that discussion topic. Videos could provide discussion prompts, suggestions or examples specific to the topic, as well as assignment instructions, etc. Why post videos in Discussions? Develop deeper learning of the subject Strengthen student understanding of video content Reach students with a variety of learning styles, especially […]

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How Did They Do That?

The “How did they do that”? video tutorials demonstrate methods for using video in courses, as well as how to add videos to specific areas within D2L and MS PowerPoint. Kaltura in Discussions Kaltura in News Announcements   Kaltura: PowerPoint Lectures  Kaltura in Dropboxes    

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Creating a Copy from an Existing Video

Create a copy or snippet from an existing video in Kaltura to break a longer video into smaller parts, or to highlight a specific part of a video. Creating a copy will generate a new media file; therefore, the original media file is not affected. NOTE: Captions will need to be ordered for copied or […]

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Re-Associating a Captions File to a Video

NOTE: A captions file must have previously existed in order to re-associate it with a video. From the D2L My Home page, select My Media. Locate the video for which you wish to re-associate the captions file. Select the video thumbnail and/or video title to open the video. From the Actions menu, select Caption Requests. […]

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Removing a Captions File

NOTE: Removing a captions file will disassociate the file from the video. The captions file will still exist and all edits previously made will be saved. The captions file can be re-associated with the video at a later time.   Select From the D2L My Home page, select My Media. Locate the video for which […]

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Downloading a Caption Transcript

Select From the D2L My Home page, select My Media. Locate the video for which you wish to download a transcript. Select the video thumbnail and/or video title to open the video. From the Actions Menu, select Edit. Select the Captions tab. Select the Download icon. The file will open as a DFXP.

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Closed Captions Overview and FAQs

Users are able to request closed captions in Kaltura, which will return machine-generated captions within approximately 20-30 minutes. These unedited captions are not suitable for the hearing impaired, therefore, Instructors are expected to review and manually edit the mechanically generated captions, to 100% accuracy, in order to meet accessibility standards. Visit the Web Content Accessibility […]

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Reviewing and Editing Machine Captions

IMPORTANT NOTE: The accuracy of machine captions is dependent on the quality of the recording and the speaker’s voice. Typically, the accuracy of machine captions will be about 70 – 80%; therefore, the captions must be reviewed and manually edited to 100% accuracy to meet accessibility standards.   From the D2L My Home page, select […]

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