LEO Guides

How to embed a Kaltura Video in an ePortfolio Page

There are three steps required to adding a Kaltura video into an ePortfolio page. These steps are:

  1. Locate the 'embed' code for your Kaltura video
  2. Add a Page to your ePortfolio
  3. Paste the 'embed' code from your Kaltura video into the HTML field on your ePortfolio page

Step 1. Find the Embed code for your Kaltura video

  1. Log in to the LEO environment
  2. From under the navigation block, click on 'Dashboard', then click on 'My Media' a screenshot of the Navigation block, with an arrow pointing towards the 'My Media' option
  3. Select the Kaltura video from your library by clicking on it. The video will open in a new window.
  4. Click on the 'Share' icon in the top right hand side of the video. a screenshot of the 'share' icon on a Kaltura video. The share icon is located on the top right hand side of a Kaltura videoYou can select the start time of your embedded video in the field, which will change the embed code. If appropriate, make sure you change the start time before you copy the embed code.
  5. Copy the embed code. a screesnhot of the embed code generated by Kaltura. There is a red highlight around the embed  code.You will need this to post into your Mahara page.

Step 2. Add a Page to your ePortfoliothe options available to you in Mahara eportfolio

  1. Follow the steps in this LEO Guide on how to add a Page to your ePortfolio.
  2. Add a 'text' block to your ePortfolio page by dragging the 'Text' option into position.

Step 3. Paste the 'embed' code from your Kaltura video into the HTML field on your ePortfolio page

  1. In the new window that opens you will need to give your new block a meaningful name, and then click on the 'Toolbar toggle' button to expand your options.a screeshot of the editing options for a Mahara block
  2. Click on the 'Source Code' button, which is on the bottom row of buttons on the far right hand side.a screenshot of the options available to you when you click on the 'toolbar toggle' button
  3. A pop-up window will open. Paste your embed code into the window the opens and click on 'Save' when you are done.

Your Kaltura video will now be embedded within your Mahara page. You can selectively choose who you want to share your ePortfolio content with at the Page level.

Embedding your Kaltura video into an ePortfolio page provides a way for you to share your video content with people outside of the Australian Catholic University.

LEO Guide: Kaltura

LEO Guide: How to upload a video to Kaltura, and make it available in your LEO unit

LEO Guide: How to make a screen recording using Kaltura

Pedagogical benefits of videos for teaching and learning. (n.d). Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation, University of Southern Queensland. Available at: http://www.uq.edu.au/teach/video-teach-learn/ped-benefits.html [Accessed 18 Aug. 2016].