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Kaltura - Creating Manual Playlists

Kaltura is the video portal for instructors, students, and staff across the University of Wisconsin System. Sometimes users want to display multiple videos in a single playlist.This guide explains how to do that in Canvas.

Example of a Playlist


Before a user can set up a Kaltura playlist, the following must be true:
The UWSA DLE Kaltura implementation currently supports manually-created playlists, where the creator has selected each video. It does not currently support rules-based playlists, which automatically select videos based on a set of criteria (all of the videos tagged "kitten," for example).

Creating a Manual Playlist

1) Go to course in Canvas
2) Click Media Gallery in course navigation
Canvas course navigation bar with Media Gallery highlighted.
3) On top right of the Media Gallery screen, click the hamburger menu, then Edit
screenshot of menu and edit button
4) Click the Playlists tab near the upper left corner.
5) On the far right of the Playlists page, click Create Channel Playlist. 
6) The screen will change to display the playlist details. Replace the default title with a more descriptive title.  Complete other playlist details as desired.
Set Details screen with fields for Title, Description, and Tags.
7) Click the "+" next to videos to move them to the playlist on the right.
screenshot of videos with arrow next to plus button
9) Click Save
10) Back on the playlists page, click Embed 
11) On the Embed Playlist popup, select a Horizontal or Vertical playlist and then copy (ctrl + c) the embed code
12) Insert the embed code into the HTML editor of the page you want. See Instructure's How do I embed a video in a page in a course? guide for instructions on doing this in Canvas.

Keywordsvideo, playlist,Doc ID90030
OwnerThomas A.GroupUWSA DLE
Created2019-02-26 16:54:43Updated2024-01-31 14:06:10
SitesUW Green Bay, UW Parkside, UW Platteville, UW System Administration DLE, UW-Milwaukee Center for Excellence in Teaching and Learning
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