Teaching with Kaltura Video

Suggestions for using Kaltura to teach with video.

Video is a medium that engages students from multiple senses – sight and sound. Video aims to generate excitement about a subject or concept to help students retain more information. Incorporating video into your course(s) and course curriculum can help enhance the teaching and learning experience for both the instructor and student, increase instructor presence, […]

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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     Was this Helpful ? yes no

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Grading Discussions

To learn more about assessing discussions in D2L, view the following instructional video: Discussions (Instructional Videos) Select Discussions from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar. Select the Downward-​​Facing Triangle next to the topic name. Select Assess Topic. Select Topic Score under each user’s name. Enter the Topic Score. To send the grade to the gradebook, […]

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Restoring Deleted Discussions

To learn more about restoring discussions in D2L, view the following instructional video: Discussions (Instructional Videos) Select Discussions from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the navigation bar. Select Restore from the More Actions drop-​​down menu. Select Restore next to the forum and/​​or topic you wish to restore. Select Yes to confirm your choice. NOTE: If you are restoring […]

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Changing Discussion View Style

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Instructors and students can change the way messages are displayed in discussion forums and topics by choosing to display messages in either a Grid or Reading Style (default style). Each style presents posts and replies in a distinctly different fashion without affecting the content. IMPORTANT NOTE: If you access a discussion through the content area, the […]

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Deleting Discussions

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Select Discussions from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar. Select the Downward-​​Facing Triangle next to the forum, topic, or thread you wish to delete. Select Delete. Select Yes to confirm your choice. NOTE: Deleting a forum will delete any topics housed in it. Deleting a topic will delete any posts composed in it. Was this Helpful ? […]

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Moderating Discussions

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NOTE: This section applies only to those discussion topics that have the option ​“A moderator must approve individual posts before they display in a forum” selected. Select Discussion from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the navigation bar. Select the Number next to the red alert triangle to view the new posts to be approved. Select the […]

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Creating Discussions

Important Note: Discussions can be accessed from either the Assessments or Communications drop-​​down menu. To learn more about creating discussions in D2L, view the following instructional video: Discussions (Instructional Videos) To Create a Discussion Forum: Select Discussions from the Assessments or Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar. Select New Forum from the New drop-​​down menu. Enter a Title for […]

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April 6th, 2016

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Discussions

The Discussions tool in a course allows students to share thoughts on course material with their peers. Instructors can set up forums and topics for students to ask questions, discuss course content and assignments, and work together in assigned groups and sections. Important Note: Discussions can be accessed from either the Assessments or Communications drop-​​down menu. Was […]

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