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Kaltura is a video platform for instructors and students to share video content. Kaltura features include the ability to upload, publish, and search videos, embed video directly in a Canvas course (that can be reused across multiple courses), and create shortened clips from existing video content.

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Faculty examples How are faculty using this tool?

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Using Kaltura to Share Instructional Videos with Students

Joseph Anthony uses Kaltura in blended and fully online courses, where a large portion of the online content is comprised of short (5 to 10-minute) videos. Joseph finds Kaltura very intuitive for uploading and then embedding into a course, and makes it easier to keep control of the video (i.e. makes it harder to download).

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Getting started How do I get started?


Instructors and students can use Kaltura from anywhere within a Canvas course that has a Rich Content Editor. Using the 'Embed Kaltura media' button in the editor, you can upload videos to Kaltura and embed videos within your course content. You can also upload directly to your Kaltura account from the 'My Media' section of any Canvas course.

Using Kaltura in Canvas — self-paced training course

UBC's self-paced Kaltura training course provides step-by-step guides to uploading media and editing videos, creating interactive video quizzes, embedding videos in Canvas, and more.

UBC Learning Videos

Instructors and students can use UBC Learning Videos to manage their media content, including any media content they have uploaded to Kaltura from within Canvas.

For help in putting together videos to upload, consult UBC Studios's media maker's site or the community-sourced DIY (Do-It-Yourself) video toolkit.

What tools can I use with this?

Kaltura can be integrated with Canvas. It serves as a video storage platform for courses.

Available support What support is available?

Support is provided by the Learning Technology Hub and assisted by community members in the Do-It-Yourself (DIY) Media Learning Community and industry experts from UBC Studios. Additional expertise is available during regular DIY help sessions.

Frequently asked questions FAQ