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Brightspace - Kaltura

Enable Annoto in a Channel

Enabling Annoto in a channel (course) is done via Annoto Dashboard's Preferences.

Accessing the dashboard

To access Annoto Insights dashboard in your Brightspace:
  1. 1.
    Go to the Kaltura's Channel Actions menu
  2. 2.
    Click on Annoto Dashboard
Illustration: Channel Actions menu. Annoto Dashboard option
The Annoto Analytics Dashboard is displayed:
Illustration: Annoto Analytics

Enabling Annoto in a channel/course

  1. 1.
    In the Annoto Dashboard click on the Preferences tab
  2. 2.
    Choose the features you want to enable in the course videos (either by using the toggle or by choosing a preset):
Illustration: Enabling Annoto in a channel by choosing its features
The chosen features will apply on all course videos that were uploaded by Kaltura

Disable Annoto on Specific Media

After you enable Annoto on your entire MediaSpace instance or for a specific channel, you can disable Annoto per media.
To disable Annoto for a specific media entry:
  1. 1.
    In the Annoto Dashboard click on the Hub tab
  2. 2.
    Select the video that you want to disable Annoto for (you can search by video title).
  3. 3.
    Go to the Preferences tab of this video view:
  4. 4.
    Set the features you want for this video (you can use a preset, such as "Disabled" or "Analytics" or even enable only the personal notes for this video)
Illustration: Disabling Annoto in a video via Video's Preferences

Adding a video with Annoto

Note: Every Brightspace environment may look a bit different. Below you will find a few examples of workflows. Follow the one that is similar to your Brightspace environment.
If you the buttons in your Brightspace are not similar to the examples below, do not worry! Feel free to contact us for dedicated guidance: [email protected]
In order to use Annoto in a video within your Brightspace:
  1. 1.
    Add the video to your Media Gallery\ My Media
  2. 2.
    In the navigation menu, choose "Content":
Illustration: Brightspace menu, Content tab marked

Example 1:

3. Click "Add Existing":
4. In "What would you like to add" window, click "More":
Illustration: Brightspace options for existing content, "More" option marked
5. Under "Third Party" choose: "Add Media":
Illustration: Brightspace Third Party options, "Add Media" marked
6. Choose the video you are interested in from the list of videos
7. Click Embed for the video you are interested in
8. If you want – you can choose the embed aspect ratio and the embed size, on the gear icon next to Embed icon
9. Annoto will be automatically added to the video:
Illustration: a video with Annoto

Example 2:

3. Click "Existing Activities":
  1. 4.
    Choose "Embed Kaltura Media (Quicklink)":
Illustration: Brightspace "Existing Activities" options
  1. 5.
    Choose how you want to upload your video:
Illustration: Brightspace "Embed Kaltura Media" options
7. Embed the video you are interested in
8. If you want – you can choose the embed aspect ratio and the embed size, on the gear icon next to Embed icon
9. Annoto will be automatically added to the video
Illustration: a video with Annoto
Click here to learn about the comprehensive analytics the dashboard provides