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Add Media to a MiVideo Mediaspace Channel

How to Add Media to a MediaSpace Channel.

Add MiVideo Media to a Course Media Gallery in Canvas

How to add media to the Media Gallery that has already been added to your Canvas My Media repository.

Add YouTube Media to My Media in MiVideo

This document will instruct users on how to add YouTube media to MiVideo.

Adobe Express

Adobe Express tool/app available via Adobe Creative Cloud

Can an Instructor Grade Some Students but Not Others?

All students in a class must be graded at the same time. Instructors cannot grade selected students. Partial posting cannot be done.

Canvas Course Template Collection

Canvas Course Template Collection

Canvas Course Workspaces in U-M Slack

This article provides information on Canvas course workspaces in U-M Slack.

Canvas Discussions/Announcements Redesign

Canvas has provided a redesign of Discussions and Announcements with updates to the user interface and additional Discussions functionality. Instructors can enable the feature in Canvas courses before May 6, 2024. After May 6, 2024, the Discussions/Announcement redesign will be enabled in all U-M Canvas courses. No migration is required to switch existing Discussions or Announcement content to the redesigned version.

Canvas in U-M Slack

This article explains how to enable Canvas notifications in U-M Slack.

Canvas International Access

Guidance for accessing Canvas Learning Management System (LMS) internationally and list of restricted countries where access is blocked.

Captions Display Issues With YouTube Videos in MiVideo (Kaltura)

Captions display issues with YouTube videos added to Kaltura MiVideo My Media, Mediaspace, Canvas, and how to address them.

Configuring MCommunity Groups to Work With MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will guide you through the steps to create and configure additional MCommunity groups as needed to make it easier to manage users in Mediaspace.

Content or Ad Blockers Prevent MiVideo Quizzes or Other Media from Working Properly

Web browser ad and content-blockers may interfere with U-M applications and cause certain MiVideo content not to display or work properly. To resolve this issue, the media viewer should adjust their ad/content-blocker settings to allow Canvas and MiVideo content. This article describes how to adjust ad blockers so media performs properly.

Course Access to High-Performance Computing (HPC)

Class access to high-performance computing (HPC). Guide for course access to high-performance computing (HPC) on the Great Lakes cluster from Advanced Research Computing (ARC).

Create a Channel in MiVideo Mediaspace

How to create a channel in MediaSpace.

Create An IVQ (Interactive Video Quizzes) in Canvas and MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will help users understand and use IVQ (Interactive Video Quizzing). Interactive Video Quizizing provides embedding 4 question types into a video; multiple choice, true or false, reflection point, and open answer.

Create Playlists in Canvas and MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will instruct users on how to create a personal or channel/gallery playlist in MiVideo. Once a playlist is created, media can be added for viewing.

Delete a Channel in MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will instruct users on how to delete a channel in MediaSpace.

Delete a Playlist in My Media within MiVideo

This document will instruct users on how to permanently delete a playlist within My Media in MiVideo.

Delete Captions in MiVideo

This document will help users understand how to delete captions from videos within the MiVideo service.

Delete Media from My Media into the Recycle Bin

This document will instruct users on how to delete media from their My Media gallery in MiVideo.

Download MiVideo Video Captions and Use Them Outside of MiVideo

This article describes how to download captions from MiVideo and how to use them outside of MiVideo.

Download the Secondary Video in a (MiVideo) Kaltura Capture Two-Source Recording

Downloading the secondary video is a current limitation for media owners and co-editors. Kaltura admins can use the Kaltura API Console to get the download URL of the secondary video.

Dropbox: Embedding Dropbox-Hosted Files in Canvas

Provides instructions for embedding a Dropbox-hosted file in a Canvas page

Edit a Channel in MiVideo Mediaspace

How to edit a channel in MediaSpace.

Edit a Course Media Gallery in Canvas

This document will instruct users on how to edit their Media Gallery within MiVideo.

Edit a Playlist in Canvas and MiVideo

This document will instruct users on how to edit a playlist within My Media in MiVideo.

Edit Captions in Canvas and MiVideo Mediaspace

Instruct users how to edit captions in videos within the MiVideo service.

Edit Captions Outside of Canvas and MiVideo or Fix Out of Sync Captions

This video offers a way to fix caption timings with a text transcript sync in MiVideo, which is usually a quick and easy way to fix captions issues.

Email Notifications not Being Sent Due to Being Flagged as Bad by Canvas

This article will assist in determining issues with Canvas notifications not being sent to a user's email address. These are particularly relevant for situations when emails have been received in the past and have recently stopped.

Embed a Video from Google Drive into a Canvas Content Item

How to embed a video that's in Google Drive into Canvas using the Canvas text editor.

Embedded MiVideo Media Displays Canvas Course Homepage Instead Of Media Player

MiVideo embeds in Canvas are broken and display the course homepage in the embed frame.

Enable Channel Carousel in MiVideo Mediaspace

How to enable Channel Carousel in MediaSpace.

Find Kaltura Capture Recordings Saved on Your Local Computer

How to find the locally stored Kaltura Capture recordings on a Windows or Mac computer.

Getting Started Guide to Kaltura MiVideo Mediaspace

Find links to Kaltura documentation and help guides

How Students Can Upload A MiVideo Video As An Assignment Submission in Canvas

This document will help users upload video assignments within Canvas.

How to Disable or Enable MiVideo Captions Display

How to enable or disable MiVideo captions and transcripts.

Import Media Gallery From a Previous Course in Canvas

How to import the media from one course’s Media Gallery into another, as long as you are an Instructor or Instructional Designer for both courses. Importing a course’s Media Gallery can save time over selecting individual media files to add to a new course.

Individual Students Cannot View Grade Comments in a Canvas Group Assignment

How to release Canvas group assignment comments for individual assignment submissions.

Interactive Video Quiz (IVQ) Analytics in MiVideo and Canvas

This document will help users understand Interactive Video Quiz Analytics in MiVideo.

Kaltura Capture Crashes After Autoupdate

Kaltura Capture won't launch after a software update.

Kaltura Capture will not Stop, Freezes, or Gives Error Message

How to troubleshoot and solve Kaltura Capture software errors on Mac and Windows.

Mediaspace Admin: Add Static HTML Pages to MiVideo Mediaspace

This guide explains how to create and publish static HTML web pages in MediaSpace (KMS) sites.

Merge Multiple Sections Into One Canvas Course

Using Canvas Course Manager to merge different sections into one Canvas Site.

MiVideo Annoto Add-on in Canvas

Annoto is an in-video discussion tool for MiVideo content in Canvas.

MiVideo Captions Collaboration Techniques

This article will help users understand MiVideo Captions Collaboration Techniques. In this document we will discuss two ways to share the workload when ordering and editing machine closed captions for audio and video files.

Notebowl for Canvas

Notebowl is a social learning platform for class discussions and is available to Canvas courses in the College of Literature, Science, and the Arts.

Order Captions for Media in Canvas or MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will instruct users how to order captions for videos and audio files within My Media

Plagiarism Detection with Generative AI Tools

While detection tools like Turnitin or GPTZero may report probability of AI authorship, they are easily circumvented and cannot provide definitive proof of cheating. False positives and negatives are possible, and even likely. U-M does not recommend the use of AI-detection technology at this time given their high error rate.

Providing Additional Time in Canvas Classic Quizzes for a Student

Instructions to give an individual student more time to complete a quiz in Canvas.

Publish and Share MiVideo Media Outside of Canvas (From a Mediaspace)

How to Share MiVideo Media Outside of Canvas for public viewing.

Publish MiVideo Media in Canvas

This document will instruct users on how to publish media in MiVideo.

Remote Office Hours Queue General Information and Resources

Information about Remote Office Hours Queue and how to use it

Remove Media from a Channel in MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will instruct users on how to remove media from a channel in MediaSpace.

Remove MiVideo Media from a Course Media Gallery

How to Remove Media from Media Gallery in MiVideo.

Remove MiVideo Media from a Playlist in My Media

This document will instruct users on how to remove media from a playlist within My Media in MiVideo. Media removed from the playlist will remain in the channel/gallery and My Media.

Reorder Playlist Media in MiVideo

This document will instruct users on how to reorder playlist media within My Media in MiVideo.

Request External Tool (LTI) in Canvas

How to request an external tool (LTI) be added to a Canvas course.

Retaining Canvas Student History for Dropped Students

Students who drop BEFORE the drop/add period will be removed from the Canvas course site; students who withdrawal AFTER drop/add period will be made inactive.

Search and Filter Channels in MiVideo Mediaspace

How to search for and filter through channels in MediaSpace.

Search and Filter My Media in MiVideo

This document will instruct users on how to Share and Filter My Media in MiVideo.

Set/Reset the Channel Thumbnail in MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will instruct users on how to set/reset the channel thumbnail in MediaSpace.

Share Media in MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will instruct users on how to Share (Publish) media with Mediaspace.

Transferring Student Grades in Canvas After Student Section Change

Grades do not transfer when a student changes Canvas course sections. This article explains two ways teachers or admins can retrieve grades from the old section in order to manually update the new course section.

Troubleshoot Problems Accessing University Business Tasks in Wolverine Access

Things to consider if you are having trouble accessing a task like reporting time or travel expenses, viewing grades or financial aid, etc.

Understanding Channel Types in MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will help users understand different channel types within the MediaSpace service.

Understanding Media Analytics in Canvas and MiVideo

This document will help users understand and operate Media Analytics within MiVideo.

Understanding MiVideo Mediaspace Roles and Channel User Management

MediaSpace roles and channel user management. Roles determine what an authenticated user can do in MediaSpace. They work in conjunction with channel member types and the channel configuration settings made by the site administrator. Site roles take precedence over channel roles.

Unpublish MiVideo Media or Change Publishing Status

This document will instruct users how to unpublish media in MiVideo so that it is no longer publicly accessible by users.

Upload Media to My Media in Canvas and MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will instruct users how to upload media in MiVideo.

Upload Media Using Kaltura Capture: Screen, Camera, and Audio Recording

This document will help users understand Kaltura Capture, a software application for Windows and MacOS that provides a variety of recording and annotation tools. It is available in My Media through Canvas and via Add New in Mediaspace.

Upload Media Using Kaltura Express Capture: Webcam and Audio Recording

Help understand Kaltura Express Capture, which provides webcam and audio recording directly from within a web browser without the installation of additional software.

Using Hotspots within Canvas and MiVideo Mediaspace

This document will help users understand and use Hotspots. Hotspots are objects in a video that allow viewers to interact with the video. You can customize hotspots to determine what happens when a viewer clicks on one. Hotspots can direct viewers to other videos, web documents, websites, or even a different point on the video. ​​​​​​​

Using Maizey with Canvas and CAEN Lecture Capture

If you enable Lecture Capture in your Canvas course, U-M Maizey can index the transcripts of your recordings and include timestamped links when responding to a student's query.

Utilizing Video Editor in MiVideo and Mediaspace

This document will help users understand and use Video Editor in MiVideo and Mediaspace.

Validate Links in a Canvas Course

How faculty can identity broken links or bad links in their courses, to then edit the content to fix them.

Your Browser is Blocking 3rd Party Session Cookies in Canvas

MiVideo and other content in Canvas will not load when third party cookies are blocked in the browser. This article provides information to adjust browser settings to allow the content to load.