Change Channel Privacy Settings

  1. Click on the button in the upper right that says your name and click My Channels from the list.
  2. Find the channel you want change, and click Edit under the title.
  3. Scroll down to the Privacy section on the Details tab.
  4. Choose a privacy option.
  5. Click Save.

Remove Video from Channel

  1. Browse to your name > My Channels from the upper right corner.
  2. Click on the channel you want to manage.
  3. Find the video in the list, and click the "+" symbol beneath the title.
  4. Click Remove.
  5. Confirm Remove in the pop-up window.

Channel Member Roles

RoleDescription
MemberView Channel Content Only
ContributorView channel content and add media to the channel.
ModeratorView channel content, add media to the channel, and moderate channel content.
ManagerView channel content, add media to the channel, moderate channel content, and manage users.
OwnerThe creator of the channel is automatically assigned the owner role. Ownership can be transferred to another user, but there can only be one owner of a channel at a time.

Add a Member to Your Channel

NOTE: Only users who have logged into Media Space at least once have accounts created in the system. You may want to instruct your students to log into the system before you attempt to add people to the channel.

  1. Click on the button that says your name in the upper right corner, and click My Channels from the list.
  2. Pick a channel, and click edit under the channel name.
  3. Click on the Members tab at the top of the page.
  4. Click the Add Member button on the right side of the page.
  5. Enter the ODIN user name of the person you want to add.
  6. Select an option from the Set Permission dropdown menu:
    • Member: View Channel Content Only
    • Contributor: View channel content and add media to the channel.
    • Moderator: View channel content, add media to the channel, and moderate channel content.
    • Manager: View channel content, add media to the channel, moderate channel content, and manage users.
  7. Click Add.

Change Channel Owner

The user who creates a channel is automatically the owner. There is only ever one owner. However, ownership can be transferred to another user. For co-management of a channel by multiple users, the Manager role is used.

  1. Click on your name > My Channels from the upper right corner.
  2. Under the channel name, click the Edit link.
  3. Click the Members tab at the top of the page.
  4. Find the member in the list to whom you want to transfer ownership.
  5. In the Actions column, click the Set as Owner Link for that member.
  6. Click Yes when you see the pop up message:
    "Only one owner can be assigned. This change will make the selected user the new owner and you will be set as a manger for this channel. Would you like to proceed?"

NOTE: You are now a channel manager, and no longer own the channel.


Upload Video or Other Media to Channel

Use these instructions to upload a video, audio file or image directly to a channel. For private materials that you don't want to publish, upload to My Media.

  1. Click on your name > My Channels from the upper right corner.
  2. Click on a channel.
  3. Click the + Add Media button.
  4. Click Add New > Media Upload.
  5. Check the box to agree to terms and conditions for PSU's copyright policy.
  6. Click the + Choose a file to upload button.
  7. Find your video and click add or open.
  8. Once the upload completes, enter a Name for the media.
  9. Enter a brief Description as needed.
  10. Enter Tags.
    • Tags are not required, but can make searching for your media easier.
  11. Click Save.
  12. Click Go To Media, and make sure everything looks ok.

Add Video from My Media to a Channel

  1. Click on the button in the upper right that says your name and click My Channels from the list.
  2. Click on a channel.
  3. Click the + Add to Channel button.
  4. Select the check box to the left of the video you want to add.
  5. Click the + Publish button.

NOTE: You must be an owner or manager of the channel to add media. You can only add media that you own (have uploaded) to your channels. Videos that you can see that are owned by other users can only be added to Playlists.


Create a Channel

A channel is a collection of videos, images and/or audio files that is created by an owner, and managed by the owner and any delegated mangers.

  1. Click the button that says your name in the upper right corner.
  2. Click My Channels from the list.
  3. Click the Create Channel button.
    • Look for this button:
  4. Enter a Name.
  5. Enter a brief Description and Tags as needed.
    • NOTE: Tags add searchable text for public channels.
  6. Select Privacy settings:
    • Select Restricted so that the channel can be viewed by non-members with PSU accounts, but only members can add videos.
    • Select Private to create a channel for members only.
  7. Select Options as needed.
    • Check the first box to moderate content.
    • Check the second box to enable comments.
  8. Click Save.
  9. Click Back to Channel to view your changes.