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    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 in the Moodle course, so that they are better integrated with other course materials. To do this: Go to the Week or Topic where you wish to add a film. Click “Add an activity or resource.” Scroll down to the Resources section and choose “Kaltura Video Resource.” Enter the title of the Video, then click…

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    Kaltura video streaming

    Kaltura is a video streaming tool that allows students and faculty to create and share media content from anywhere and any device. Users can upload content to Moodle or Mediaspace. Content in Moodle is restricted to curricular use, while the Mediaspace portal is multi-purpose and permits sharing content outside of Trinity. Both environments share the same tools and access to the “My Media” personal library.  Using Kaltura within Moodle Course viewing assignments: Students can watch course viewing assignments via Kaltura’s Moodle integration. Requests for films to be added to Kaltura are handled through the Library’s course reserve program. Once films have been added, students should click on “Media Gallery” in the…

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    Kaltura Capture

    Kaltura Capture is a lightweight desktop application from Kaltura that will record screencasts, webcam and presentations. It will record multiple streams at once. You can choose any combination of on-screen activity, voice, and webcam. You can then upload your work to My Media, edit the work, order captions and share it with others. Kaltura Capture can be used from within Moodle or Mediaspace. If you intend to use your recording mainly within Moodle, then it makes sense to login to Moodle and work from there. Downloading and Launching Kaltura Capture In Moodle, under the Dashboard, Click “My Media,” then on the right side “Add New” and select Kaltura Capture. The…

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    Kaltura Mediaspace: Sharing content

    Content that you own in “My Media” can be shared outside of Trinity, regardless whether you uploaded it within Moodle, or Mediaspace. However, sharing can only be done via Mediaspace. Login to Mediaspace in the upper right corner by clicking on “Guest.”  Under your name choose My Media to open your personal library. Click on the film you want to share.  Underneath the player, there is an “Actions” menu. Choose “Publish” then “Unlisted.” Under the “Share” tab you will find options to copy the direct link, embed the video in another page, or send it via email.

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    Uploading content to My Media

    My Media is your own personal content library that you may access whether you are in Moodle or MediaSpace. Adding content is straightforward. You can upload audio and images as well as video files. Note that when using your browser to upload files, it may be fastest to use Firefox.  In Moodle (content restricted to Moodle): Under the Dashboard, click “Site home” then “My Media.” On the right side of the page, the “Add New” menu offers several choices including uploading your own content, a CaptureSpace recording, or embedding  YouTube video. In MediaSpace (content can be shared outside Trinity): Go to trincoll.mediaspace.kaltura.com and login by clicking on “Guest” in the…

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