DLC Fall 2019 Class Projects/Mary Anderson

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Project Details

This project is designed to help students within Professor Anderson's course to record components for your project. In this resource you will learn all about the tool we will be using Kaltura Capture to record and share your presentations in discussion board posts. The steps involved to complete your recording with Kaltura Capture are provided below.


Downloading Kaltura Capture

To access the Kaltura Capture you will need to follow the steps provided below.

  1. Use your favorite web browser to log into your MediaSpace account at mediaspace.minnstate.edu using your Star ID username and password. This will take you to your My Media page.
  2. Select Kaltura Capture from the Add New menu.
  3. Two options for downloading Kaltura Capture will be listed (PC and Mac) and after clicking on the appropriate version you will be asked to install the software vide setup wizard.
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  4. Once you have installed the recorder, you will need to restart your browser and log back into MediaSpace and launch the Kaltura Capture recording tool.

Recording with Kaltura Capture

1.) Go to http://mediaspace.minnstate.edu/ and login with your STAR ID.

2.) Select Add New in the top right corner and select Kaltura Capture from the dropdown. This will launch the desktop recorder.


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3.) The recorder displays 3 icons for recording options. Select the Screen icon to turn off the screen capture. This will record your web camera and audio-only. Next, select the Red Record Button to start the recording.


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4.) Once launched, a small screen will appear and your camera will start. You will have a three-second countdown in the center of the screen, once the countdown is done, you are recording.


5.) If during your recording you need to pause, select the Pause button from the control panel. You can also select Cancel Recording and start over if needed. When you are done recording, select Stop Recording from the control panel


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6.) This will stop the recording. Select the stop button again and select "Yes, stop it" from the pop-up.


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7.) Next title your video and select Save & Upload. This will store the video in your MediaSpace account.


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8.) Once the process is completed, you can select the link below your video to go into MediaSpace to view your recording. It may take a few minutes for your video to appear in MediaSpace. (If it has been more than 5 minutes and your video has not appeared in MediaSpace, try refreshing your page or logging back in.)


CaptureSpace Editing Tool

Once you are done with your video you may wish to edit out during your setup time or trim off content at the end of your recording. This video walks you though the process of utilizing the Editing Tool.


Posting Your Videos to Brightspace Discussions

Fig 1. The Insert Stuff button in the Brightspace Editor
Fig 2. Select My Media, pick your file, select Next

For this project you will be posting and commenting on eachothers videos in the Discussion tool found in BrightSpace. Watch the BrightSpace Discussions video for an overview of this process. To add a MediaSpace recording to a Brightspace discussion post:

  1. Open the Brightspace discussion topic and select Start a New Thread or Reply, This will open the Brightspace HTML Editor.
  2. Add a post title
  3. Compose your post by adding text if desired.
  4. Position the cursor where you want to insert the MediaSpace recording and select the Insert Stuff button (Fig 1).
  5. Select My Media (Fig 2) from the Insert Stuff choices on the left (1), select the file you want to insert (2) such that it is highlighted, and select the Next button (3)
  6. Select the Insert button
  7. Add more text to the post if desired
  8. Select the Post button to submit your post


Addition Kaltura Capture Resources

DLC STARS/Presenter

Chad Kjorlien

  • Phone: 507-457-5167
  • Email: ckjorlien@winona.edu
  • Office: Krueger Library #104

Other Resources

DLC Support

  • Phone: 507-457-2206
  • Email: dlc@winona.edu
  • 1:1 Support: Krueger Library #105