Grouping of Kaltura’s videos
Videos uploaded to Kaltura can be grouped in the following ways:
- Via channels (channels and in-channel playlists)
- Channels can be managed by several users
- Users can be allowed to follow channels, in which case followers will receive an email when a new video is added to the channel
- Through playlists
- Only one user control
- Can be shared on other websites as an embedded playlist or share a link to Kaltura
- In the Moodle workspace (Media Gallery)
Take advantage of the channels when
- you want to build a video collection around a certain topic alone or together with students or colleagues.
- you want to share the responsibility for maintaining the video set with other users or otherwise use joint use.
- you want to build channel playlists from the content of the channel, guide.
- you want the video set to be easily found in Kaltura.
- you want to take advantage of the analytics accumulated from viewing.
- you want to keep channel viewers up to date: you can allow channels to be followed, so the follower will receive an email when new content is added to the channel.
Channels can be public, partially restricted or only intended for a limited group of users.
Instructions for using channels: link.
Take advantage of playlists when
- You want to assemble videos freely into sets (for example, not only from one channel, etc.); for example, gather all the recordings of one module and videos produced by video learning material or student teams as learning tasks in one place.
- Can be shared on other websites as an embedded playlist or share a link to Kaltura.
- It is not necessary for other users to update the contents of the playlist.
Instructions for using playlists: link.
Take advantage of the Media Gallery block of the Moodle workspace when
- you want to build an internal Moodle workspace playlist implementation of videos alone or together with other students or teachers
- you want to take advantage of analytics compiled from watched videos
- you want to use the same entity also with other implementations using the import function
Instructions for using the Media Gallery block: link.