MediaSpace

This media option is provided to us by Minnesota State system, you can contact Stacy Leno to setup a group training.

Managing and publishing user-generated audio/video content is currently a laborious task that needs to be streamlined. The Minnesota State MediaSpace solution has the potential to improve this process of uploading and presenting media for academic needs.

What is MediaSpace?

Kaltura MediaSpace is a cloud based web service that allows you to upload and manage various types of media, including video and audio.  Please see the About Kaltura MediaSpace (KA #1733) for more information about MediaSpace.

How do I get started?

  • Please follow the directions in the ‘About Kaltura MediaSpace (KA #1733)’ document on the Minnesota State Support site.
  • Minnesota State Kaltura MediaSpace Login
  • Login using your StarId login and password
    • Note: You may be asked if you want to use the StarID login or Non-StarID login. The StarID login is the single sign on for students, faculty, and staff.  The Non-StarID login is for department or office accounts. If your department or office would like a shared MediaSpace account, please submit a ticket to the Minnesota State IT Service Desk.

What can MediaSpace do?

Some of the basic functions of MediaSpace include:

 Current limitations

  • Media from MediaSpace can be viewed on a wide range of devices and platforms (Windows, Mac, iOS, Android, and others), however, currently you can only upload videos from a PC or Mac.
  • MediaSpace is not intended as a long term storage or archival solution for high-definition content files.  Therefore please keep backups of the video files you upload.
  • Minnesota State MediaSpace (Kaltura) Terms of Use.

Self help

8 characteristics of good online video, eCampus News

#5. Know your audience. Both the researchers from the student satisfaction study, as well as officials from the University of Rochester, emphasize the importance of keeping the video relatively short and to-the-point, with a good flow and interactive components to keep students engaged.

“The optimal video length is six minutes or shorter,” said an expert at the University of Rochester. “The average engagement time of any video maxes out at six minutes, regardless of its length. And engagement times decrease as videos lengthen: For instance, on average students spent around three minutes on videos that are longer than 12 minutes, which means that they engaged with less than a quarter of the content. … The take‐home message for instructors is that, to maximize student engagement, they should work with instructional designers and video producers to break up their lectures into small, bite‐sized pieces.”