Students can watch and share Kaltura videos on HuskyCT. 

Some parts of this article assume that you have already created content, or uploaded content to your My Media page. 

Watching Videos from Kaltura 

Below are features that, if available, can be helpful if an instructor shares a video with you in your course. 

Changing the View

If the instructor recorded their content and webcam, you can change the view. To do so, 

  1. Navigate to the top right of the video.
  2. Click on the view to either Toggle View or Change View. 
    1. Use Toggle View to switch between the content and webcam.
    2. Use Change View to select either Picture-in-Picture, Side by Side, or Single View.

Searching for Content

You can search for content within PowerPoint slides. To do so,

  1. Click on the Navigation Menu, if available.
  2. Navigate the mouse to the top left corner of the video.
  3. Click on the Navigation Menu.

You will then be able to search for specific content in the PowerPoint slides.

Video Controls

  • You can change the playback speed to slow it down or speed it up (0.5x - 2.0x).
  • You can also turn on captions, if available.
    Kaltura video highlighting the features for playing videos.

Upload Videos to Kaltura

Once uploaded Kaltura videos can be shared in HuskyCT discussion boards and assignments and can be shared outside HuskyCT.

  1. Go to https://kaltura.uconn.edu, click Guest > My Media
  2. Log in with your NetID and password.
  3. Click Add New > Media Upload
  4. Select your video, follow the prompts, and click Save.  
  5. Once it's been processed in Kaltura you can share the video in an Assignment or Discussion Board by following the instructions below.

To create a video using Kaltura Capture, review the article, Recording Using Kaltura Capture

For more information about alternatives to using Kaltura Capture, review the article, Kaltura: Tips and Tricks

Sharing Videos from Kaltura to HuskyCT Assignments

To share videos from Kaltura into HuskyCT assignments,

  1. Click on the assignment.
  2. Click Write Submission.
  3. Click the Mashups drop-down.
  4. Select Kaltura Media. 
  5. Once the My Media window opens, click Embed on the video you want to share. The video will then appear in the text box.
  6. Click Submit. 

Sharing Videos from Kaltura into Discussion Board

To share videos from Kaltura into the Discussion Board,

  1. Click on the discussion board.
  2. Click Create Thread.
  3. Enter a name for the thread.
  4. Click the Mashups drop-down.
  5. Select Kaltura Media. 
  6. Once the My Media window opens, click Embed on the video you wish to share. The video will then appear in the text box.
  7. Click Submit. 


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