Kaltura Video Tool for Blackboard Ultra User Guide

This guide is intended for users of the Kaltura Video Tool for Blackboard Ultra.

The following documentation is available for information about Kaltura's Video Tool for Blackboard Ultra:

Kaltura Video Tool for Blackboard Ultra Deployment Guide

Kaltura for Blackboard Dual Course Mode Environment Deployment

Kaltura Video Tool for Blackboard Ultra - Release Notes

Section 1 Overview of Kaltura Video Tool for Blackboard Ultra

About the Kaltura Tools

The tools available may vary and depend on your administrator's setup configuration. In some cases, the tools may have different names or may not be available.

Section 2 Interacting with Media

To access and use Kaltura My Media

  • On the Blackboard side bar, select Tools, then select the Kaltura My Media link.

My Media - Upload/Add Media

Upload Media From Your Desktop

Express Capture

Create Media Using Your Webcam Recorder and/or Microphone

Keyboard Shortcuts

YouTube Entries

Add Media From YouTube

Replace a YouTube Link

Analytics for YouTube Entries

Kaltura Capture

Kaltura Capture Workflow

Documentation Guides

Video Quiz

How Does Video Quiz Work?

Product Information

Kaltura Video Quiz Information Guides

LMS Integration Guides

Viewing Media

Refresh My Media

Media Comments

Comment On a Media Item

Display Comments

Reply To a Comment

Delete a Comment

Section 3 Sorting, Filtering, and Searching Through Content

Types of Search Pages

Media Search 

Galleries Search

How to Read the Media Search Results

Show More

Search Filters

Keywords and Filters Logic

Section 4 Managing Your Media

Access the Edit Media Page

Edit Media Metadata

Schedule Media

Enable Clipping, Disable Comments, and Close Discussion

Change Media Owner and Add Collaborator

Set and Modify Thumbnails

Download Media

Upload and Manage Captions

Add Attachments

Manage Chapters and Slides Via the Timeline Tab

Replace Media

Customize the Entry Display

Delete the Entry

Launch the Editor

Section 5 Entry Level Analytics

Access Entry Level Analytics

Overview

Views on Playback

User Engagement

User Engagement Heatmap

Metrics Over Time

Engagement Funnel

Top Countries

Devices Overview

Top Domains

Section 6 Quiz Reporting (Analytics)

Section 7 Sharing Media

Share a Link to a Media Page

Embed a Media Item

Section 8 The Kaltura Media Gallery

Enabling the Kaltura Media Gallery depends on your administrator's settings and should be set up by faculty or an administrator that is configuring your site.

Faculty members or Blackboard administrator's may add the Media Gallery as a Course Tool or as a Course Content Tool.

Adding the Kaltura Media Gallery as a Course Tool

To add the Media Gallery tool to your course as a Course Tool

  1. In your course, click on the Books & Tools menu.
  2. Locate the Kaltura Media Gallery. (The name may vary.)
  3. Click on the logo or the entire placement to  launch the Media Gallery Tool directly from here.
    You may see a small “+” (plus) sign next to the tool. The Plus sign indicates that your administrator has allowed access to the Media Gallery Tool for students as well. Click on the the plus sign to add the Media gallery directly to the course content page or notify your students that they can reach the Media Gallery from the Books & Tools menu.

Adding the Media Gallery as a Course Content Tool

To add the Media Gallery tool to your course as a Course Content Tool
  1. In your course, click on a “+” (plus) in the Course Content area.
  2. Click on the Content Market.
  3. Locate the Kaltura Media Gallery (name may vary) in the Institution Tools.
  4. Click the plus sign to add it to the course OR launch the tool directly from here.

Browse Search and Embed

You can Embed content in two ways:

  1. Embed Content Directly in the Course Content
  2. Embed Content into a Document in the Course Content.

Embedding Content Directly in the Course Content

To embed a video in a course content
  1. Navigate to the desired course.
  2. Open the “Course Content” section, and locate the “+” sign to create a new content item:
  3. Click the “+” sign, and navigate to the Content Market.
  4. Locate the Browse Search and Embed (BSE) Tool within the Content Market. (Note: The embed tool may have a different name than the one indicated in the image).
  5. Click to launch the tool and select your media.The result is displayed on the Course Content page:
  6. Click on the link to show the video and then click play.

Embedding Content in a Document within the Course Content

To embed a video in a Document within the Course Content
  1. Navigate to the desired course.
  2. Open the “Course Content” section and navigate to the document.
  3. Click the “+” sign in the editor and choose the “Insert/Edit LTI Item”.
  4. Locate the Browse Search and Embed (BSE) tool within the Content Market. (Note: The embed tool may have a different name than the one indicated in the image).
  5. Click to launch the tool and select your media. The embedded content will be displayed on the document:
  6. Save your changes.

Create Video Quiz (VQ) and Connect Gradebook Integration

To create a Gradebook item and to see the grade within Blackboard Ultra

  1. Log in to Blackboard Ultra and go to the My Media Tool.
  2. Create a Video Quiz (VQ) using the Kaltura Video Tools Editor. See the Kaltura Video Quiz Guide for Creating Quizzes for information about creating a quiz.
  3. When your quiz is finalized, go to the Course Content, and click the ‘+’ sign.
  4. Choose the Content Market.
  5. Locate the Kaltura Video Quiz Tool. (The name may vary depending on the administrator's setup.)
  6. Filter the content of My-Media by selecting to filter by ‘Quiz’.
  7. Click ‘Embed’ to select your quiz. The quiz will display on the course page.
  8. Click on the 3 dots (Actions menu) to edit the new placement and Save.

    When editing, you can edit the Name, Maximum points and Due date.
  9. Save your changes.
To check the quiz results
  1. Navigate to the Grades section on the top right menu in the course. (This may also be reached through the main Blackboard navigation “Grades” tab).
  2. Change the view to see the grades.

Additional information about Kaltura Interactive Video Quizzes may be found here.

Create and Add Media to Media Gallery Playlists

Manage a Media Gallery

Section 9 Publishing Media

Publishing Media from the My Media Page

Publishing Media from the Media Gallery

Section 10 Channel/Course Analytics

Section 11 Embed Media through Rich-Text Editor

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