Kaltura is an open-source video platform supported by BCIT and hosted in Canada. Using Kaltura, you can share videos openly or in the Learning Hub. Students may also upload videos to a course Media Gallery within the Learning Hub. Upon upload, a Creative Commons license can be applied to videos.
BCIT’s instance of Kaltura can be accessed at https://mediaspace.bcit.ca or within the Learning Hub.
Open BCIT videos can be viewed on the Open BCIT channel.
Using Kaltura Mediaspace
BCIT staff and faculty may log in to https://mediaspace.bcit.ca and upload videos. Kaltura also supports recording of videos using a tool called Capture.
A number of Knowledge Base articles have been created, including:
- How to upload videos into Kaltura
- Downloading Kaltura Videos
- Kaltura Best Practices
- How to use Kaltura Timeline – Chapters and Slides
A self-paced course about Kaltura Mediaspace has been created in the Employee Learning Centre. Staff and faculty can request access using the request form.
Using Kaltura In the Learning Hub
In the Videos menu of a course, users may access their course Media Gallery or personal My Media collection. From My Media, users (including students) can upload videos and publish them to a course. By default, student videos must be approved by an instructor before they appear in the course Media Gallery.
Knowledge Base articles:
- Where to find Kaltura in your course
- How to publish Kaltura videos inside your course
- Inserting Kaltura Media into your course
- How to Create and Edit Captions in Kaltura
- Media Gallery Overview
Support for Kaltura is provided by Education Technology Services (ETS). ETS can be contacted in the following ways:
Email: email@example.com (please include your BCIT id#, course name and number)
Hours: Monday to Friday, 7:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.
Tel: 604-412-7444 option 2
Toll free: 1-800-351-5533 option 2
Visit us: SE12–101 area
If you require support for Open Education, including the open licensing supported by Kaltura, please contact a librarian at firstname.lastname@example.org.