Video Content Management - Using My Media and Media Gallery (for Instructors)


Introduction

Kaltura is the cloud-based video management system behind My Media and Media Gallery, which are Canvas LTI tools. Note that:

The Kaltura Video App for Canvas User Guide has full instructions on using My Media and Media Gallery. The instructions here are specific to Virginia Tech. To see other Kaltura topics, please click on the guide for your role:

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Instructions

Background on My Media and My Gallery in Canvas

My Media
My Media in Canvas and My Media at video.vt.edu is your private area where you can manage, view, and edit all your videos. The My Media link in the Canvas Global Navigation Menu goes to the same private video storage area. My Media will contain all of your:
Media Gallery
Media Gallery in Canvas hosts material shared in a specific Canvas course. You can:

Why Use My Media and Media Gallery

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Kaltura Media Repurposing Policy

Kaltura media storage changes will be coming on March 11, 2024. Videos stored in My Media that have not been viewed in 24 months will be deleted if they have never been published to a Canvas course or a channel or collection on video.vt.edu.

What to expect: In March, video owners will start to receive email notifications 14 days prior to a video's removal. To retain a file, you just need to play it for 15 seconds. No action is needed if the video should be deleted.

To reduce the number of future email messages you may receive about this policy,

To check which videos are published on Canvas and which ones are not,

  1. Go to Canvas and log in with your Virginia Tech PID and password.
  2. Click on My Media on the global navigation menu on the left.
  3. Scroll down the list to see which videos are published and which ones are private.
  4. Click on Published to see where you've published the video.
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Kaltura Topics

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Getting Help

For instructions on resolving common issues with Kaltura, please click on the guide for your role: 

If you need help with My MediaMedia Gallery, or Kaltura in general: 

If you still have questions: 

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