How to Place Video to the Course Content Area

Step 1

Go to a Content Area in your Blackboard course site (Assignments, Discussions, etc.).

Step 2

For example, choose Course Content click Build Content and then select Item from the drop-down menu.

Build Content

Step 3

Title the content item. Click the Mashups icon in the text editor and choose Kaltura Media from the drop-down menu.

Step 4

In the your My Media pop up window you can select media from your main My Media library, the course Media Gallery, or the faculty Shared Repository (1); Search for a previously uploaded media (2); click the Add New button to upload new video (or create a screen capture or webcam recording) (3); Or preview and select a video previously uploaded from the thumbnail list (4).

Build Item

Step 5

Click Add New and choose either Media Upload to upload new video from your computer or Webcam Recording/Screen Recording to initiate a recording session.



Step 6

Locate your media from the thumbnail list and click Select (4). Your media will be placed in the course content text editor.

Create Item

Step 7

Enter the Name content, edit any fields inside the text editor or add additional information, attachments etc.

Step 8

Select Submit.

Suggestions for Successful Upload

  • Two (2) Gb is the file size limit for upload.
  • A large file may take an hour or more to upload.
  • Do not leave the page until your upload status is "done".
  • Make sure you are using a fast Internet connection and that the computer does not sleep during the upload process.
  • After content is uploaded it may take several minutes for the content to encoded in the proper format for Playback.
  • You cannot upload video from a tablet.