About Kaltura Course Media Gallery

The course Media Gallery is a searchable gallery of media content for a specific course. In order to appear in the course Media Gallery, media must be specifically assigned to the gallery. By default, the instructor must approve all content published to the Media Gallery.


To upload media content into your course, use the Kaltura Media Mashup Tool. The Mashup tool allows you to add media content anywhere in your course where you see the text/content editor.


To view and manage all media you have created, see Kaltura My Media.


Accessing the Course Media Gallery

You may access the course Media Gallery from the Tools area of the course or from a link in your course menu.


Accessing the Course Media Gallery from the Tools Area

Click on the Tools link in the course menu.


This will bring you into the Tools Area. Select Media Gallery.



This will bring you into the course Media Gallery.



Add a link to the Course Media Gallery to the Course Menu (Faculty)

To add a link in the course menu to the course Media Gallery, click the Add Menu Item button (+) at the top of the course menu.


This will open a menu. Select Tool Link.


Give your tool link a name (ex Course Media Gallery) and select Media Gallery as the Type.


Click Submit to save your changes and add the link to the course menu.




Using the Course Media Gallery

Within the course Media Gallery, faculty may configure settings, moderate the content added to the Media Gallery, remove content from the Media Gallery, and access the Media Gallery Analytics page. Students have permissions to view approved content, browse and search the Media Gallery, add media (pending the teacher’s moderation), and remove media they have added.


Adding Content to the Course Media Gallery

To add content to the course Media Gallery, go to the course Media Gallery and click the Add Media button.


Select the video you would like to publish and click Publish to publish your video to the course Media Gallery.



By default, your instructor will need to approve the content before it is added to the course Media Gallery.



Approving Content Added to the Course Media Gallery (Faculty)

By default, instructors must approve all content published to the course Media Gallery. To approve content, navigate to the course Media Gallery and click Browse Pending to view all videos awaiting approval.


You will be brought to a new window displaying a list of videos awaiting approval. Click any video to play. Click Approve to approve the video and add it to the course Media Gallery or click Reject to reject the video from the course Media Gallery.


Analytics (faculty)

Faculty may view the analytics of any video in the course from the course Media Gallery.

To view the analytics, go to the Media Gallery and click the Actions button. Select Analytics.

The Dashboard tab shows an overview of the course media, which includes the following: number of media items in the course, number and percent of media viewed, number and percent of media played, most popular media, number and percent of videos watched, number and percent of videos contributed, the top engaged users, and the top contributors.

The Media, Engagement, and Contribution tabs allow you to download a csv file or a printable version of the media, engagement, or contribution data.