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December 8, 2023

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Embedding Quizzes within Kaltura Videos

Kaltura allows you to embed quizzes within your course videos. Your students will be able to watch your videos and actively engage with the content. You can use the quizzes as a grade in Canvas or as a more informal way to check student understanding.

To create a quiz in Kaltura, start by entering the “My Kaltura” space and navigating to the “Add New” button. This button will have a drop down menu; click video quiz. Then, you can pick out the video you would like to embed the quiz within.

In the left hand side you will see a “Details” section where you can name your quiz, add a welcome blurb, allow questions to be downloaded, and general instructions. The “Scores” option allows you to adjust how many attempts students have on the quiz, which attempts to keep, and if you would like students to see their scores after they have completed the quiz. The “Experience” tab controls whether you would like your students to be able to change their answers or skip answers to return to them after completing the video. 

To add a quiz question to the video, navigate to the spot in the video you would like the question to be in. Click the  “Add Question” button. The standard question formats are multiple choice, true-false, and open-ended. You can even add a “hint” and “why” button when creating your questions so students can get help while answering the question and view an explanation after answering question. If adding an open-ended question, note that these types of questions cannot be auto graded by Kaltura. To add them into your students score you would have to manually review their answers and adjust their score in Canvas. 

When and Why to Use a Video Quiz

Quizzes allow you to assess student progress. You can see based on the scores which students may have a great grasp on the content and which students may need extra practice. Asking learners to “do” something while watching videos makes their learning more active, even if the questions are not graded.

The quiz can also serve as a graded assignment for students that you can input for participation or as an actual assessment grade. If you want to do that, add an assignment within Canvas. To do this change the assignment submission type to external tool. Hit the “Find” button and navigate to video quizzes. Select the video quiz that corresponds to the assignment you have created. Finish publishing your assignment as needed. Now the Kaltura quiz and Canvas will be directly linked.

For a detailed tutorial, watch the full recording of Kaltura Advanced I done by David Basset.

Upcoming Events

Workshop Wednesday: Next Semester Prep

Wednesday, December 20th, 1:00-2:00 PM

As we finish another Fall semester, do yourself a small favor before taking your well-deserved break. Join this training to meet with one of our Digital Learning Strategists as they walk you through next semester’s preparation steps you can take in Canvas. Select from a range of topics you would like covered and enter any specific questions you might have. This training will cover importing Canvas content and planning next semester’s courses with learning objectives in mind. 

Facilitated by James Butler, Digital Learning Strategist.

Modality: Virtual and synchronous—an Outlook Calendar invite, with the Zoom link, will be sent.
Registration: Workshop Wednesday: Next Semester Prep .
Recording: This training will be recorded.

Clemson Online Fall 2023 Events Calendar

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Review our Fall 2023 Events Calendar to see what Online Instruction Development opportunities await!

We have a robust lineup of topics and live training formats to support your use of Canvas and other e-learning tools. Topics cover demonstrations of using Kaltura, presentations on inclusive practices for online education, and workshops to get your Canvas site ready to teach!

All of our live training is recorded. Registrants will automatically receive a link to that day’s video after it has been processed.

Contact James Butler with any questions regarding these sessions. 

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