Come See Me | Would you like to use video to strengthen your presence and increase student engagement in your D2L courses?

Come see us in the eLearning office, TLC 427,  during the weeks of June 12th and June 19th, for assistance with: Uploading and Sharing Videos Using Kaltura Media Space in D2L Creating Custom Videos with Kaltura CaptureSpace Desktop Recorder Utilizing Kaltura Video in Your Lessons and Assessments   Was this Helpful ? yes no

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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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Resize a Video for the News Feed in D2L

When inserting a video file in D2L, via Insert Stuff, the video will be inserted at the default size. The default video frame width is larger than the News column width in D2L. However, students can open News by Selecting the News title link to view the video. Once at this page, the whole video […]

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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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Editing News

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From the News widget in your course, locate the Item to edit. Select the Downward-​​Facing Triangle to open the contextual menu. Select Edit. Edit the News Item as necessary. Select the Checkbox next to ​“Major edit- send a notification and restore it for those who dismissed it” to send an update to users regarding the edits made. This […]

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Setting Release Conditions

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From the Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar, select News. Select a News Item from the list. Under the Additional Release Conditions section, select the Create and Attach button. Select the Condition Type from the drop-​​down menu. Select the Condition Details from the drop-​​down menu. Select Create. Select Update. NOTE: Release Conditions can be removed from a news […]

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Creating News Items

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From the Communication drop-​​down menu on the Navigation Bar, select News. Select New Item. Enter the Headline of your news item. Enter the Content of your news item. Enter a Start Date and time using the calendar and time menus. Select Publish to save and publish your News item. NOTE: If you are saving a post-​​dated news item, the […]

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News

The News tool allows instructors to create news items to help communicate course updates, changes, and additional information to students quickly and effectively. Since My Home or Course Home is the first page students often see when they log in or access their courses, the News widget is a good area for displaying important information. […]

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