Adding Video to Kaltura Gallery Using Canvas Teacher Mobile App (iOS)

How to upload and record audio and place it in the Media Gallery in Canvas.

Instructional Challenge

As you create video content for your course, you may consider using your mobile phone to record yourself in the field or somewhere less formal than your office. Students have provided feedback that they appreciate seeing their instructor in an authentic environment; leveraging your mobile phone's camera is a great way to do that. This document will walk you through using your mobile phone to record and upload videos to your Kaltura MediaSpace account.


Download Canvas Teacher App

  • Download and install the Canvas Teacher app from the Apple App Store on your iOS device.
  • Select Find my school, type Madison, scroll down, and locate UW-Madison. Log in with NetID and password.
  • Enter your Canvas course.

Adding Video

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Media GalleryAdd media to media gallery
  • Select Kaltura Gallery from the course navigation
  • Select the + icon to add video content to the Kaltura Gallery
  • Under Add New, select Media Upload.
  • Agree to the Kaltura terms.

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Upload mediaSelect location
  • Select the Choose a file to upload button. Select either Photo Library to select an existing video or Take Photo or Video to record a new video.
    • Photo Library: Select the video you want to upload and select Choose.

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Camera recording previewCamera recording review
  • Take Photo or Video: Select Video to use the video recording feature. If you want to use the front-facing camera, select the source-swap button. Press the red button to record the video. Press the same button to stop the recording. You can press the Play button to preview the clip. If you want to record the video, select Retake. Once you are happy with the video, select Use Video.

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save media clip
  • Provide a name for the video. The rest of the options are unnecessary for content to be added to the Media Gallery in Canvas. Scroll down and select Save.

Keywordsvideo, media gallery, canvas, recordDoc ID106876
OwnerTimmo D.GroupInstructional Resources
Created2020-10-28 13:20:38Updated2024-04-16 09:10:06
SitesCenter for Teaching, Learning & Mentoring, Learn@UW-Madison
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