Sharing Kaltura Videos

Sharing Kaltura Videos

We have a limited amount of Zoom Cloud Recording Storage, and so therefore we recommend hosting your videos in Kaltura. Kaltura videos can be accessed using the My Media area in Moodle ( and in MediaSpace (

This article will look at the main ways you may wish to share a Kaltura video with other users.

The Kaltura Video Resource can be added to any week or topic in your Moodle course. This will appear to be a link on the main course page that students can click on to view the video.

Enable editing from the top-right corner of the page, toggle Edit mode into the On position (if you haven’t already).

Turn Editing On button is found in the top-right corner of a Moodle page you have permission to modify content for.

Scroll down to the section/week/topic where the Kaltura video resource should appear.

Click the + Add an activity or resource link.

Select Kaltura Video Resource.

NOTE: If you can’t find the Kaltura video resource try typing Kaltura into the search box.

In the General section enter in a Name and Description.

In the Video section click the Add media button.

Locate the video you wish to use, and click on the </> Embed button.

NOTE: If you do not already have your video uploaded to Kaltura you will need to use the +Add New button and upload the video to Kaltura.

Click the Save and return to course button.

You can embed Kaltura videos into all Moodle Activities or Resources (Assignments, Text and Media, Forums, etc.) using the ATTO text editor. This will show a thumbnail of the video which students can click on to play.

Edit a Activity or Resource using the ATTO Text Editor.

Some examples of where you will see the text editor include writing a forum post, describing an activity, writing a quiz question, or editing the content of many different activities and resources.

Click on the Kaltura button.

Locate the video you wish to use, and click on the </> Embed button.

NOTE: If you do not already have your video uploaded to Kaltura you will need to use the +Add New button and upload the video to Kaltura.

In the ATTO text editor it will appear as a link.

On the course page it will appear as a video in the Kaltura Player.

Sometimes you may wish to share a video with users outside of Moodle. To do this you will need to login to MediaSpace (

Login to MediaSpace ( using your college account.

Click on your name, and then select My Media from the menu.

Click the title for the video you wish to share.

Click the Share tab.

Use Ctrl+C to copy the link, and then paste it where you wish to use it.

Click the Actions menu.

Select the Publish option.

Select the Unlisted option.

NOTE: If you do not change from Private the link you just copied will not work.

Click the Save button at the bottom.

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