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Kaltura - Inserting a Video in Canvas with the Rich Content Editor

This document details how to embed uploaded materials from My Media or Kaltura/Kaltura Capture into Canvas pages, assignments, discussions, quizzes, and announcements with the Rich Content Editor.

Related KBs: 
Kaltura - Inserting Videos in Canvas 
Kaltura Capture Desktop Recorder 

***NOTE: Kaltura (referred to as "My Media" in Canvas) is the video portal for instructors, students, and staff across the University of Wisconsin System. Instructors, students, and staff can use it to easily upload, store, stream, and share (or restrict) videos.***

***NOTE: Once you have uploaded videos in My Media or recorded them with Kaltura Capture, you can embed them in Canvas pages, assignments, discussions, quizzes, and announcements with the Rich Content Editor.***

1. Navigate to an editable Canvas page, a discussion, an assignment that allows text entry submissions, etc., and select the Edit button with the pencil icon, the Reply button for discussion posts, or the Start Assignment button to open the Rich Content Editor. 

Screenshot of Edit Button in Canvas

2. In the Rich Content Editor, select the My Media button in the toolbar. If you do not see this button in the toolbar, first select the More... button (three dots icon) to reveal additional toolbar buttons, then select the My Media button.

Screenshot of Kaltura/My Media button in the New RCE toolbar

3. A window with your My Media library will open. Find the video you want to insert and select the </> Embed button to insert the video with default settings or click the gear-shaped "Embed Settings" icon to use advanced video embed options.

screenshot of embed video button

4. Your video should appear in the text box of the Rich Content Editor. Select SavePost Reply, or Submit Assignment to save your work.

screenshot of save button in Canvas

Keywords:embed, text, videos, player, players, mymedia, rce, new rce, insert, add, share, post, page, my media, external, toolbar, tool   Doc ID:106925
Owner:Samantha M.Group:UW Green Bay
Created:2020-10-30 15:44 CDTUpdated:2023-01-23 16:16 CDT
Sites:UW Green Bay
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