Kaltura Extension for Brightspace by D2L Essentials - Overview & Exercises


Let's Practice

Login to your Desire2Learn account.


  1. Go to "My Media". My Media will most likely be located in your dashboard under "Site home".
  2. Click “Add New” and select “Media Upload”.
  3. Choose the file you want to upload and complete the upload process.

Edit Entry

  1. Go to your media page.
  2. Click on the “Actions” menu and select Edit. 
  3. Add a "training" tag via the "Details" tab.
  4. Change the entry’s thumbnail by grabbing a frame from the video itself.
  5. Add an attachment.

Publish to a Course

  1. Go to the course where you want to publish a video.
  2. Click "Add Media".
  3. Select the video you want to upload.
  4. Fill in the video's Name & add a Description.
  5. Click Save.

How to Create a Course Playlist

  1. Go to the “Course Media Gallery”.
  2. Click  “Channel Actions” and select "Edit".
  3. In the Playlist tab, click "Create new" > "Manual Playlist".
  4. Name the Playlist, add a Description and add the media.
  5. Save the playlist.

Publish in Context

  1. Go to any course and add a content page (announcement, assignment, etc.).
  2. In the rich text editor of the content page click on "Insert Stuff".
  3. Click on "My Media" or "Kaltura Browse Search & Embed".
  4. Select an entry from the list.
  5. Click “Next” .
  6. To confirm the video, click on "Insert".
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