D2L - Upload Media via Kaltura Widget

Last Updated: 05/06/2014

Overview

The following documentation demonstrates the process of uploading a media file via the Kaltura widget from the D2L My Home page.

This tutorial is operating system independent.

Step 1

Log into D2L and the My Home page will appear.

Step 2

Locate the Kaltura Widget and click on the Contribute Media link.

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Step 3

You will have three media upload options:

  1. Video
  2. Audio
  3. Photo

*Note: The following screenshots will display this process from within the Video tab; however, the process is identical for both Audio and Photo.

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Step 4

With the Upload tab selected from the left side-menu, click Browse.

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Step 5

A file selector window will appear. Locate your file and click Open.

Step 6

The selected file will display in the Contribution Wizard. Make sure this is your desired file, then click Upload.

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Step 7

Depending on you file size, it may take awhile for your file to upload. Once the file has uploaded, click the Next button.

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Step 8

Carefully fill out the Title, Tags, Category, and Description fields. When finished adding you desired informartion, click Next.

*Note: It is highly recommended that users input the course number or your IdentiKey into either the tags, or description field so that the file can be easily found by the search engine.

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Step 9

Your file will now be uploaded to Kaltura. However, it is important to note that the file may not be ready to insert into your course.

The Kaltura system takes all uploaded files and transcodes into various formats so that they will display correctly on different devices and at different qualities of resolutions.  Once the file has completed the transcoding process it will be visible via the Kaltura search feature inside of D2L To learn more about this process please visit the Inserting Media via Kaltura tutorial.

 




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