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Ontario Tech acknowledges the lands and people of the Mississaugas of Scugog Island First Nation.

We are thankful to be welcome on these lands in friendship. The lands we are situated on are covered by the Williams Treaties and are the traditional territory of the Mississaugas, a branch of the greater Anishinaabeg Nation, including Algonquin, Ojibway, Odawa and Pottawatomi. These lands remain home to many Indigenous nations and peoples.

We acknowledge this land out of respect for the Indigenous nations who have cared for Turtle Island, also called North America, from before the arrival of settler peoples until this day. Most importantly, we acknowledge that the history of these lands has been tainted by poor treatment and a lack of friendship with the First Nations who call them home.

This history is something we are all affected by because we are all treaty people in Canada. We all have a shared history to reflect on, and each of us is affected by this history in different ways. Our past defines our present, but if we move forward as friends and allies, then it does not have to define our future.

Learn more about Indigenous Education and Cultural Services

Kaltura Virtual Classroom

Teaching with Kaltura Virtual Classroom - For Instructors

Kaltura's Virtual Classroom is video conferencing software embedded in Canvas, which can be used for synchronous (live) online lectures. This tool is designed to engage your learners with tools such as breakout rooms, quizzes, video/audio capability, and more. 

For an introduction to the Kaltura Virtual Classroom and its features, please view this Exploring Kaltura Virtual Classroom resource.

Learning with Kaltura Virtual Classroom - For Students

You can play this video live for your students at the first class or add it to the getting start section for your first module in Canvas.

Instructions for Students

To join your Kaltura Virtual Classroom session during the [enter your time] follow the instruction below:

  1. Select the Media Gallery link on the left side of the course, and
  2. Select Join Meeting near the top right corner of the Media Gallery.

Kaltura Virtual Classroom vs Google Meet

For more information on the features of Kaltura Virtual Classroom or Google Meet refer to the comparison chart.

  • A great feature about Kaltura Virtual Classroom is the tool is embedded in Canvas and available to your students through the Media Gallery, if you record videos they automatically land in the Media Gallery where they will be accessible to students and captioned and no additional work is required for the instructor. 

Resources

Kaltura Virtual Classroom

How to Resolve Audio Issues 

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How to Resolve Login Issues 

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How to Clear Your Chat History in Kaltura 

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How to Share Your Kaltura Video Using A Link 

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How to upload Google Meet videos to Kaltura (captioning will be included in the upload process)      

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Help and Support

If you’d like one-on-one support using the Kaltura Virtual Classroom or the Kaltura Video Platform, book an appointment with a Teaching and Learning Centre staff by emailing: teachingandlearning@ontariotechu.ca