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Once you’ve uploaded a video to My Media in MediaSpace, you can share it with students in your Canvas course. Your Zoom Cloud recordings are also saved to your MediaSpace after you’ve logged into your account at least once.

Publish your video to Unlisted

The first step is always to make sure your video is published as Unlisted, not Private.

  1. Go to
  2. Click on PSU User.
  3. Click Login.
  4. On the PSU Single Sign-On page, enter your Odin username and password, then confirm with Duo.
  5. In MediaSpace, click your name in the upper right corner, and select My Media.
  6. Find your video in the list, and click on it.
  7. Find the Actions menu in the lower right.
  8. Click the + Publish option in the list.
  9. In the publishing settings below the video, make sure that your video is set to Unlisted.
  10. Click Save.

Media maybe added to a Canvas in several ways, depending on the source and how you want it displayed. When sharing media from Kaltura MediaSpace you must publish that file to unlisted rather than private.

  1. Upload a media file to play in a Canvas page.
  2. Record a media file to play in a Canvas page.
  3. Link to an external media source in the Rich Content Editor (note that the YouTube “App” option is not available).
  4. Link to an external media source from a Module.
    Note: for MediaSpace files and most other media hosts, select the “Load in a new tab” checkbox.
    Canvas add external URL to modules UI, Load in new tab checkbox.
  5. Embed external media by inserting embed code into the Rich Content Editor. (This works for MediaSpace videos with the same results as the next option).

Embed a MediaSpace video or audio with the Kaltura LTI menu option

  1. In your course, navigate to the page where you want to embed a file from your My Media list (make sure the file is published to unlisted).
  2. Select the Apps icon (an electrical plug) and select Embed Kaltura Media.
    Kaltura LTI icon and menu.
  3. Search for the media file you want, position your cursor in the Rich Content Editor where you want the media, and select the blue </>Embed button.
  4. Save and publish your page.

Note: the Kaltura Media Gallery option is not recommended for use in Canvas. Kaltura Video Quizzes may be used, but because browser settings can prevent some students from being assessed, it’s not recommended as a graded activity.

This article was last updated on May 6, 2024 @ 2:20 pm.