Video Guide

Insert a Kaltura Video into a Content Area (YouTube, 53s)


Videos can be uploaded to Kaltura and directly inserted into a Content Area (Learning Resources or Assessment).

Videos can also be uploaded anywhere there is Visual Textbox Editor (Announcements, Items, Discussion Board, Blogs, Journals, Wikis and Assignments).  Refer to the Insert a video into a Visual Textbox Editor guide.

Refer to the Desktop Recordings tool page for information on creating webcam and screen recordings.

Note: To use Kaltura on campus you must be logged into the UQ Internet Quota System. i.e. Enter any external website address into your browser, enter your user name and password and click continue.

Note: If inserting a Kaltura Video Quiz results of this quiz will be available in Grade Centre.

Insert a video

  1. Open a Content Area (i.e. Learning Resources or Assessment).
  2. Click on the Build Content button.
  3. Select Kaltura Media from the drop down menu.

Build content menu with kaltura media circled

  1. Click on the Select button to choose a video that you would like to insert.
  2. Alternatively, upload a new video. For step-by-step instructions on uploading a video to Kaltura, refer to the My Media guide.

Kaltura media gallery view

Content Information

  1. Enter a name for the video in the Title textbox.
  2. Optionally, select a font colour for the title from the Colour picker.
  3. Optionally, click on the Preview button to watch your video.
  4. Enter additional details about the video in the Description text editor box.

Content information screen

Tip: Best practice is to include as much information as possible about the embedded video.

Attach other files / link content

  1. Optionally, click on the Browse My Computer button to attach any additional files.
  2. Select and open the required video file.


Standard Options and Submit


  1. Optionally, if you do not want students to view the video yet, select the No, Permit Users to View this Content radio button.
  2. Optionally, if you want to know how many times the video is viewed, select the Track Number of Views radio button.
  3. Optionally, set Date and Time Restrictions: i.e. The course content could be organised into weekly learning modules that are display progressive over the semester at the relevant time.
    • If required, select the Display After checkbox and enter the date using the Date Selection Calendar and enter the time using the Time Selection Menu.
    • If required, select the Display Until checkbox and enter the date using the >Date Selection Calendar and enter the time using the Time Selection Menu.
  4. Click the Submit button.

Standard options and submit

Delete or Edit the video

  1. Hover over the video.
  2. Click on the arrow to the right of video title. Select Edit from the drop down menu, if you need to change the video settings.
  3. Click on the arrow to the right of video title. Select Delete from the drop down menu, if you need to remove the video from the Content Area.

Note: Deleting the video from the content area will not remove it from My Media or the Course Gallery.

Edit and delete options circled from menu