Moodle for Students: Submit a Video Assignment (Kaltura)
Applies to: Moodle 2.8, 3.0, 3.2
Students: Your instructor might require you to submit a video assignment using Kaltura.
Kaltura is a Media Management system for the University of Minnesota. Kaltura will create different versions (derivatives) of your video in order to deliver an appropriately configured file to your phone, tablet, or laptop screen when you access the link in your Moodle site.
Kaltura will work with all commonly used video file types.
You may have issues uploading files larger than 2 GB.
Uploading your video file
Click the link for the video assignment.
Click Add media submission.
Click Add/Record New Media in the upper right corner.
Select Upload New Media from the dropdown. The Upload Media window opens. You may need to scroll down to see this window fully.
Follow the Upload Media instructions:
Click Choose a file to upload.
Select your file and click Open. You will see a progress bar while your video uploads.
Enter a Name, Description and Tags. These do not appear in Moodle, but can be useful to find and reuse your video later.
Click Save at the bottom of the window. The page reloads with a confirmation at the top.
Click Back to browse and embed. Your new video displays at the top of the repository list.
Click the right side of the Select button for your video. For player size, choose Large, Medium, or Small. You can verify your choice in a minute. The page reloads and a preview of the video shows in the Video section.
Click Submit media. If you do not click this button your submission will not be saved.
Optional: To choose a different video size:
Click Replace media.
Find your video.
Click the right side of the Select button and choose a different size.
Click Submit media. You will see a confirmation that your assignment has been submitted.