Current Moodle Issues

This week (10/22 – 10/26), many faculty, students, and staff have had frequent, intermittent (a particularly frustrating combination!) problems uploading files into or downloading files from Moodle. Files will partially upload, and then either freeze completely or generate a server error. This seems to have begun on Tuesday, andstaff from educational technology, networking, and web […]

Adding Kaltura Films to Moodle Topics or Weeks

When films have been digitized and linked from Kaltura to a Moodle course, they are accessible through the Kaltura Media Gallery link. Students can view films through the Kaltura Media Gallery throughout the semester without any further action from the instructor. However, films in the Kaltura Media Gallery can be added to Topics or Weeks […]

Watching course video assignments with Kaltura in Moodle

Login to Moodle and open the course with the assigned videos. On the left side of the screen, in the navigation menu for the course, click the link called “Kaltura Media Gallery.” (See screenshot below). Videos in Kaltura Media Gallery can only be viewed within Moodle and are only available for the semester. Closed captions   […]

ToW: Adding Kanopy and Films on Demand clips to Moodle

The library subscribes to streaming video collections that provide Trinity College users access to a variety of films. Two of the larger collections are  Kanopy and Films on Demand. Kanopy is a rich archive of feature films and documentaries from well-known producers and indie filmmakers, including the Criterion Collection. Films on Demand is a collection of documentaries […]

ToW: Add course materials to Moodle from the new Library OneSearch

The Library’s new OneSearch offers fast and easy access to library books, articles, films, audio, and more. Many of these materials are available online so that your students can access them directly from any of their devices.  With OneSearch, it’s easy to build course reading and play lists by grabbing the permanent URL for items […]