Kaltura - My Media - Embedding a Video in a Canvas Page

The article provides a step-by-step guide for embedding a video in a Canvas module. It details how to create a page, locate and open it, and use the Rich Content Editor (RCE) to embed the video with specific settings. Users can adjust the player's display options, choose from different embed sizes, and set customized start and end times for the video. The guide concludes with instructions to save and publish the page, making it accessible to students.

1.  Go to the module where you want the video to appear, and click +Create a page in your Canvas class. 

click + in module

2.  In the Add field, select Page.

select Page

3.  Click Create Page, type the name of the page in the Page Name field, and click the Add Item button.

Name the page

4.  Locate the page in your module, and click the page to open it. 

open page

5.  Click the Edit button to edit the page.

click Edit

6.  In the Rich Content Editor (RCE), click the My Media button.

click My Media

7.  Locate your video, and click the Embed Settings button. 

click embed settings

8.  Adjust the embed settings, as necessary.

change settings

Choose Player field values:

  • Default - Player displays the standard player options.
  • Download and Share - Player displays video download button.
  • Simplified - Player removes the Playback Speed button from the default player.
  • Transcript - Player displays the text transcript in a window below the player. 

Max Embed Size field values:

  • 900x507 - Largest size
  • 608 x342 - Medium size
  • 400 x 225 - Smallest size

Start & End Time field values:

  1. To set a different start time for the video, select the Start at button and enter the time code for the point in the video you'd like students to begin watching.
  2. To set a different end time for the video, select the End at button and enter the time code for the point in the video you'd like students to stop watching.

9.  Click the Embed button.

click embed

10.  Click Save and Publish to publish the page to students.



KeywordsCanvas class module, embed video, create page, Rich Content Editor (RCE), My Media button, Embed Settings, player field values, Default, Download and Share, Simplified, Transcript, Max Embed Size, Start & End Time, time code, Save and Publish, students   Doc ID128739
OwnerKatherine P.GroupCETL
Created2023-05-31 15:00:56Updated2023-10-25 09:57:27
SitesUW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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