Embed Kaltura Video in Blackboard Folder


If you want to share your Kaltura videos in your Blackboard courses, you can use the Kaltura Media tool to embed the videos so students can view them right within the course.

1. Log into Blackboard

Log into Blackboard Learn at learn.kent.edu or through FlashLine.

2. Enter your course

Click on the name of your course to access it.

3. Navigate to a content area or folder

Navigate to the content area or folder in which you want to embed the video.

4. Access the Kaltura Media mashup

Click on the Build Content button in the Action Bar across the top of the Grade Center.  Then select Kaltura Media from the drop-down menu. 

Build Content menu expanded


Note: If the Action Bar does not appear at the top of the page, make sure that Edit Mode is turned ON (toggle button in the upper right corner).

Edit Mode button


5. Select your video

You will see a gallery of your Kaltura videos.  Locate the video you want to embed and click the Select button.  

Note: You can use the search media bar to more quickly locate videos.

Kaltura media gallery


6. Enter Video Information

Enter a title and description for the video link.

Video information


7. Set additional options

Set your standard options, including show/hide, track statistics, and date and time restrictions.

Additional options


8. Submit

Once you have set your desired options, click the Submit button to finish.

Your students can now view your video from within your Blackboard course.


Updated June 2018 by Katie Baer, M.Ed., Instructional Designer