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

How to upload and record audio and place it in the Media Gallery in Canvas using an Android device. Due to the many different versions of Android and combinations of hardware manufacturers your screen may look somewhat different than the screens captured in this article.

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, and 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 into your Kaltura MediaSpace account.

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Download Canvas Teacher App

  • Download and install the Canvas Teacher app from that Google Play Store on your Android device. Most devices will have a Play Store app to search for and install the app.
  • After Canvas Teacher app installs tap it to launch it.
  • Tap Find my school and type Madison. Scroll down and tap UW - Madison.
  • Log in with NetID and password. You will likely need to also allow the login with Duo.
  • Enter your Canvas course.

Adding Video

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A screenshot of a user on an Android device in the Canvas Teacher app having entered a Kaltura Gallery (also known as a Kaltura Canvas course media gallery). MediaGallery02.jpg
  • Select Kaltura Gallery from the course navigation
  • Select + or + Add to Channel button to add video content to Kaltura Gallery. If you have media gallery playlists created those will be displayed by default in the Home tab. You will need to tap the Home drop-down menu and select Media to see the + or + Add to Channel button.
  • Tap the Add New drop-down menu and tap Media Upload.
  • Agree to the Kaltura terms.

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  • Scroll down and tap the Choose a file to upload button.
  • Tap either Camera, or Camera Video to take a new photo or video or Files to select an existing video.
    • Files: Select the video you want to upload and select Choose.

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We recommend you record video with your device oriented horizontally. Most students view course videos on computers with horizontal screens.
  •  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 dot record 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, tap the checkmark Use Video button.

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  • Provide a name for the video. The rest of the options are not necessary for content to be added to the Media Gallery in Canvas. Scroll down and tap Save.

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Keywords:video, media gallery, canvas, record, Android   Doc ID:106976
Owner:Timmo D.Group:Center for Teaching, Learning & Mentoring
Created:2020-11-04 10:54 CSTUpdated:2021-08-20 09:32 CST
Sites:Center for Teaching, Learning & Mentoring
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