Got Videos? Media Sharing Now Available on the CLE!

Sharing video imageFor some time now, UCSF has been in need of a place to store and manage video files to be shared across the University and for the public. Although Vimeo has been a resource on campus, the uploading process has traditionally not been available to all UCSF users, such as students. The time is finally here! The UCSF Library is now pleased to present a fully-functional system available to all staff, students, and faculty, called Media@UCSF.

Media@UCSF is an online video-hosting platform powered by Kaltura and provides the UCSF community with a centralized system for managing and distributing digital video content. Media@UCSF is fully integrated into the CLE, providing instructors and students with the tools to create, edit, and share videos in a course.

Anyone at UCSF can start using Media@UCSF now by logging into media.ucsf.edu. This blog post, however, will focus on the CLE integration.

Check out this support document to learn more about the different components that integrate with the UCSF CLE:Screen Shot 2014-11-12 at 4.33.02 PM

The Learning Technologies Group has also created documentation on the following topics:

  • Uploading Media
  • Sharing Media in the CLE
  • Inserting and Grading a Media Assignment

Find these step by step instructions in our new Support Center.

To learn more, join us tomorrow at the Collaboration Roundtable hosted by the Library’s Learning Technologies Group. This month’s Roundtable will focus solely on Media@UCSF and takes place from 12 – 1pm in CL-215 in the Parnassus Library. Register to let us know your coming and feel free to bring your lunch while you learn about this new tool.

Image Credits: dsathiyarajErin Standley

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