Kaltura: Create and Manage Video Playlists

  

Instructors have the option of creating video playlists for their students. They can organize videos into these playlists and either direct students to the Kaltura Course Media Gallery to view the vidoes OR embed the entire playlist within the main content area of the course. Included in this article is the following:

Create a New Video Playlist

1. Log into Moodle and click on your course.

2. In the Administration block on the left, click on Kaltura Course Media.

     Course Administration block with Kaltrua Course Media selected

 

3. On the right side, click on the Actions button and select Edit.

Actions button with Edit selected

 

4. Click on the Playlists tab.

Playlists tab is selected

 

5. Click on the blue Create new button to create a new Playlist.

Create new button is selected

 

6. Enter a title for the Playlist. You can also enter a description and tags, but these are optional.

Enter a title for Playlist

 

7. Under Step 2, you will see a list of your videos that have been added to the Kaltura My Media. For each video you want to include in the Playlist, click the Add button to move it to the right side of the screen. Once you have selected all of the videos, click the blue Save button.

Add videos to Playlist

 

Edit a Kaltura Playlist

1. Log into Moodle and click on your course.

2. In the Administration block on the left, click on Kaltura Course Media.

     Course Administration block with Kaltrua Course Media selected

 

3. On the right side, click on the Actions button and select Edit.

Actions button with Edit selected

 

4. Click on the Playlists tab.

Playlists tab is selected

 

5. To re-order your Playlists, use the up/down arrows to drag and drop them into the correct order. To delete a playlist, click the X button. To edit a playlist, click the blue pencil icon.

Playlist edit options

 

6. Once you click Edit, you can change the Title and Description in step 1. In step 2, you can click on Add next to the video you would like to add to the playlest. If you want to remove a video from the playlist, click on the Remove button. Once you are finished adding or removing videos, click the Save button.

Remove video from playlist

 

Embed a Playlist into the Moodle Course

1. Log into Moodle and click on your course.

2. In the Administration block on the left, click on Kaltura Course Media.

     Course Administration block with Kaltrua Course Media selected

 

3. On the right side, click on the Actions button and select Edit.

Actions button with Edit selected

 

4. Click on the Playlists tab.

Playlists tab is selected

 

5. Click the Embed button on the right.

Embed button

 

6. Choose your Playlist layout. The options are horizontal or verticle. Once you make your selection, copy the Embed Code for that layout, which is located at the top.

Embed code

 

7. Navigate back to your course and enter Edit mode.

8. In the module where you want the Playlist, click on Add an activity or resource and select Page. Click Add.

page is selected on menu

9. Provide a title for the page.

Name field for page

10. In the Content section, enter some instructions or a description of the playlist.

Note: You MUST enter some type of text BEFORE you follow the steps to adding the embed code.

Content box with added text

 

11. Click on the toggle switch to expand the text editor, and then click on the HTML button.

Toggle switch and HTML button

 

12. Paste the embed code you copied in step 6. Once you have pasted it, click on the HTML button again to see the addition.

HTML code entered

 

13. Save your changes.

 

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