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Kaltura, Instructors, Video quizzing
Instructors with videos in Kaltura can add limited quizzing functionality to them through the online editor.
The video quizzing function in Kaltura is best viewed as adding functionality to a video, rather than a full-featured assessment.
Due to reliability issues, we recommend using Kaltura video quizzes only for ungraded student self-testing, preparation, and other low-stakes applications.
Instructors who use Kaltura in-video quizzing should have backup plans for issues such as some students not being able to complete quizzes, or some students' results being lost. The video quizzing function is best viewed as adding interactivity to a video, rather than a full-featured assessment.
We do not recommend using this function until reading this document entirely.
As an alternative (and the method we recommend), you can embed a video into the instructions or a question in a "Classic" quiz inside Canvas (Kaltura, Add a video to Canvas). Many instructors would prefer this, because of the full-featured quizzing available inside their course spaces, and greater reliability.
Thus you have the choice of adding video to a quiz in Canvas (or Moodle), or adding quiz questions to to a video. If you still want to try Kaltura video quizzes connected to the gradebook, understand that the grades may not be automatically passed to the Canvas gradebook; requiring manual transfer of grades from Kaltura MediaSpace to the Canvas gradebook.
Adding a quiz to Canvas or Moodle:
Instructors can choose to add quizzing to a Kaltura video either through https://mediaspace.illinois.edu.
To create a video quiz inside mediaspace, you will need to first have the video in mediaspace. Then, edit the video by choosing "Launch Editor" from the Actions menu. See this help document on Kaltura's Website: https://knowledge.kaltura.com/help/kaltura-video-quiz.
However, there is no integration between In-Video Quizzes and the Canvas gradebook.
Manual Transfer of results:
To access test results by downloading a .csv file through https://mediaspace.illinois.edu, follow this procedure, from Kaltura's Website: https://knowledge.kaltura.com/help/kaltura-video-quiz. and go to "Show How to View Quiz Reports and Analytics."
If you are using Canvas:
You can still send students to a video quiz in mediaspace.illinois.edu, or link to it as you would any video in Canvas (Kaltura, Add a video to Canvas). However, there is no integration between In-Video Quizzes and the Canvas gradebook.
If you choose to use the IVQ function for graded work, you will need to add an assignment from the Assignments tab, and choose to add an External Tool. (If you try to add a video quiz to the home page with the "plus" icon, adding it as an external tool here will not work. This is a known issue.)
If you use Kaltura video quizzes in your course we recommend instructing your students to:
- Complete a video quiz within four hours of starting it,
- Complete it before the assignment's due date and available until date and time, and
- Verify they click the Submit button at the end of the video quiz.
Manual Transfer of results:
It is possible you will need to access test results by downloading a .csv file through https://mediaspace.illinois.edu, follow this procedure, from Kaltura's Website: https://knowledge.kaltura.com/help/kaltura-video-quiz and go to "Show How to View Quiz Reports and Analytics."
- There are several known issues that may prevent the grade from being passed to the Canvas gradebook:
- If a student starts a video quiz and doesn't complete it within 4 hours, the quiz result will not be passed to the Canvas gradebook. Also, if a student to enters a video quiz assignment before the due/available until date and time, and completes it after that date/time, Canvas will not accept the grade due to it being past the due/available until date and time.
- Privacy software may prevent the grade from being passed.
- Unstable internet connections can prevent grades from being transferred.
- One method of adding a video quiz to Canvas does not work properly. If you use the "plus" icon to add an external tool to the home page, you will be given the option to add a video quiz, but this will not work. It will add a media gallery instead.
- A student can only take a Kaltura video quiz once. (Instructors may be able to reset a quiz attempt for individual students. Log into mediaspace.illinois.edu. Navigate to the quiz. Choose Analytics from the Actions menu. Click on the Users tab to see individual attempts at the quiz.)
- Students using iOS devices with a mobile browser will have trouble viewing Interactive Video Quiz (IVQ) assignments. Workarounds include asking the student to use the Chrome or Firefox on Windows or macOS. iOS users can use the Canvas Student app, or Safari to login to Canvas. Students will have allow browser cookies.
You must hit the "shuffle" button to randomize the answers.