All courses are limited to 1G of storage. Typically, you won’t need more space than this if you load all of your media files into Kaltura or YouTube, and narrated PowerPoint files should be added via Voicethread.
If a video recorded using Personal Capture doesn’t upload to My Media properly, don’t worry—you can still find it on your computer! It can take some digging, but the instructions below should help you locate your files. For Mac users First you’ll need to find the Library folder. Open Finder window. Click Go in the… Read more
If you upload videos to My Media in Canvas, they end up in the back end of Kaltura no matter what. Specific settings work best with Kaltura, or there are sometimes issues during the encoding process. Before you record, double check your settings in Kaltura Personal Capture or Screencast-O-Matic. The following directions will help you… Read more
Check your internet connection You’d be amazed how many video-related issues stem from a poor internet connection. If you are having problems uploading your videos to Kaltura (or another site like YouTube), check what internet speed you are using. If you are creating a lot of video content, you may want to upgrade to 25mbps… Read more
By default, a video’s status is set to “private” when you add it to Kaltura. If you want to change it to “published” so you can share it with your students, there’s a quick method (at it will allow you to publish multiple videos at once).
You should add all video files to your course through the My Media link in your course’s navigation menu. This allows you to upload your videos to Kaltura, Miami’s official video hosting platform, which is integrated with Canvas.
If you upload your videos to Kaltura, which appears as “My Media” in your course navigation menu, you’ll be able to see exactly which students viewed your video, how many times it was viewed, and the point at which they stopped watching.
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