Video Content Management - Submitting Video Assignments (for Students)


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

  • Kaltura appears in some places in My Media and Media Gallery and in the company's documentation and user guides.
  • Course Gallery is how you access Media Gallery in Canvas. 

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:



Submitting Video Assignments

  1. Record your video and add it to My Media. See Adding Videos for an overview of how to add videos. 
  2. Go to the video assignment in Canvas and click Submit Assignment
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  3. In the Rich Content Editor, click the Embed Kaltura Media button.
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  4. The Embed Kaltura Media window will open. Go to the My Media tab.
  5. Search for the video: enter search terms, and use filter and sort functions. 
  6. Click Select next to the video you want to embed. Or, click the down arrow to choose the size of the embedded video. 
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  7. The video will be added to the Rich Content Editor. Submit the assignment. 

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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: 

  • For Kaltura in Canvas or at, go to the 4Help Portal, log in, and click Get Help. Specify where you are having the issue and include the video name, ID, and/or URL if applicable.
  • For questions about intellectual property, contact your department chair or the University Council

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