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Kaltura: Overview

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Kaltura "My Media" is a video and audio streaming service, similar to YouTube, located within Canvas. Anyone at UWEC can use Kaltura, even if you are not creating or sharing a video for a specific class. Videos are only accessible by the creator unless shared via URL or within a Canvas course.

Instructions & More Information
Record with Kaltura
Record Yourself Speaking
Record Computer Screen
Record PowerPoint with Audio
  • It is usually best to record the audio within PPT's Record Slideshow feature, then export it as an mp4 since PPT records audio per slide, making it easy to re-record a slide if you make a mistake. This works well on both Windows and Mac. Here are instructions.
Additional Kaltura Features
Adding Captions
  • Users are able to order automatic captions to your Kaltura videos for viewers to enable as they watch. Once you order the automatic captions for you video(s), you can then edit these for accuracy. Many videos get at least 80% or more captions correct, but you cannot rely on the automatic captions to be completely accurate. Captions should e reviewed and edited for accuracy. Refer to the UW System information on adding and editing your video captions.
Edit Kaltura Videos
  • After uploading a video to Kaltura, minor editing like trimming part of the video can be done. The editing features are not extensive but easy to use for small changes. To learn more, watch the Kaltura Editing Overview video.
Want Help? Contact the LTS Help Desk. Canvas Help does not support Kaltura.

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