Adding a video to your course page
Posted by , Last modified by on 18 February 2015 01:44 PM

With Kaltura, creating a video using your webcam can be done in a variety of ways. Students may wish to submit a webcam video to a discussion post or assignment, while instructors may want to add a webcam video to their course page. Use the information below to learn more about the best method for your situation.

 

Instructors - Adding a Webcam Video to your Course Page

  1. Login to myPlymouth
  2. Select the myCourses tab.
  3. In the center column, select your class title from the appropriate semester category in the myCourses channel. You will now be looking at your course's home page.
  4. Click on the Turn editing on button in the upper right section of the screen.
  5. In the appropriate week/topic, open the Add a resource... drop down menu and select Kaltura Video Resource.
  6. Create a name for your video in the Name field (required) and a description if you wish (optional).
  7. Scroll down to the Video section and select Upload media or record from webcam (see image below). 
  8. Select the Add Media button and the Kaltura selection screen will pop open.
  9. Select the Webcam option on the left side of the screen.
  10. Adobe Flash Player will attempt to connect to any video cameras connected to your computer. Select Allow to confirm this connection.
  11. If your computer has a built-in webcam, it will turn on and you'll be able to see yourself on the screen. The drop down menu should read Integrated Webcam (this is your built-in camera).
    • If you have another camera connected to your computer, open the drop down menu and select it from the list.
  12. To begin recording, select the Record button.
  13. When you are done filming, select the Stop button.
    • Review your video by selecting the Play button.
    • Re-record your video by selecting the Record button.
  14. When you are satisfied with your video, select the Next button.
  15. Enter any details regarding this video as you'd like (TitleTagsDescription) and select the Next button.
  16. Back in Moodle, scroll down the page and select the Save and return to course button to complete the process.
  17. Your video has been successfully added to your course page. Click on the video link if you wish to view it.
    • Due to processing times, your video may not be available to watch right away. Please check back later if this is the case.

 

 

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