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Chalk - Videos - Make Your Own Webcam Video (Instructors)

This article explains how to use the Kaltura tool to create a video using your webcam and insert it in your course.

To create and insert a webcam video

  1. Open a course contents page in your site where you want the media to appear.
  2. Click the Tools button and select Kaltura Media
    Chalk Course Documents Page

  3. In the Content Information section, type a name for your media file.
  4. In the Text box, type a description (optional).
  5. Click the Add Media button.
    Kaltura Media Page

  6. A video box opens offering three options:

    • Upload – used to upload a media file from your computer
    • My Content – used to select any previously uploaded files
    • Webcam – used to create a video using your webcam
  7. Click the Webcam tab.
  8. Select your camera from the list. It may be the only option available.
    Kaltura Webcam Tab

  9. Adjust your camera using the included software.
  10. When you're ready, click the Record button and begin your video.
  11. When you are finished recording, click the Stop button.
  12. You may review your video by clicking the Play button or you may re-record by clicking the Record button again.
  13. Click Next to continue.
  14. Add a Title, Tags, and Description as desired.
    Kaltura Webcam Selection Tab

  15. Click Next again.
  16. In the Options section of the Chalk content area, select which options you prefer.
    • Select Y for Add to Gallery if you want the video to also appear in a Course Gallery.
    • Select Y for Permit Users to View Content if you want the video to be available to your students.
    • Select Y for Track Number of Views if you want to track the hits on the video.
    • Select any date and time restrictions if you want to limit the time for viewing the video.
  17. Click the Submit button.

The video appears on your course contents page and will be added to your personal video collection in My Content.

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Keywords:Blackboard, audio, media, Kaltura   Doc ID:27515
Owner:LaQuanda J.Group:University of Chicago
Created:2012-11-29 13:53 CDTUpdated:2017-05-22 09:40 CDT
Sites:University of Chicago, University of Chicago - Sandbox
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