Adding Captions to Kaltura Videos

Captions are an essential component of making your video content accessible to all users.  Captions can be added to any media in a few simple steps using Kaltura.  Please note that the process is for adding captions is slightly different for media housed on media.lafayette.edu versus that which is housed within Moodle.  

Adding Captions on Moodle

  1. Create your video recording in any manner you see fit or using the following the instructions: https://help.lafayette.edu/moodle/kaltura.
  2. On moodle.lafayette.edu, go to "My Media," located in the Navigation block.
  3. Select the recording that you wish to add captions to by clicking on it.
  4. Click the "Actions" dropdown menu and choose "Order Captions." An [Order Captions] button will appear, select it.
  5. Kaltura will then create machine-generated captions.
  6. Once the captions appear, click "Actions" and choose "Caption Requests." Select [Edit] to make any necessary edits/corrections. Save.
  7. Choose "Approve" to save the captions with the video.

 

Adding Captions on media.lafayette.edu

  1. Create your video recording in any manner you see fit or using the following instructions: https://help.lafayette.edu/kaltura/addingmedia
  2. Go to "My Media" located in the dropdown menu in the upper right with your name.
  3. Select the recording that you wish to add captions to by clicking on it.
  4. Click the "Actions" dropdown menu and choose "Order Captions." An [Order Captions] button will appear, select it.
  5. Kaltura will then create machine-generated captions.
  6. Once the captions appear, click "Actions" and choose "Caption Requests." Select [Edit] to make any necessary edits/corrections. Save.
  7. Choose "Approve" to save the captions with the video.

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