If in exceptional cases you are recording a BigBlueButton (Conferences) session in which student(s) are visible, assure you download, transfer and delete the recording according to the instructions below. In case students are not visible, your recording may remain in BigBlueButton.
This page describes the 3 steps for managing your videos that you need to remove from BigBlueButton in Canvas:
- Downloading and deleting videos from BigBlueButton
- Uploading videos into the UT-Vimeo platform
- Embedding videos into Canvas
You can access recordings made with BigBlueButton via the BigBlueButton (Conferences) menu item in your Canvas course(s).
BigBlueButton conferences are grouped in two parts: New Conferences and Concluded Conferences. Both always display the conference name and description.
Conferences that have a recording, display the arrow icon . To view the recording and additional details, click the name of the conference .
To replay the conference, click video . You can also view the duration of your conference recording .
1. To download your recording, click the video link , right-click within the playback area, and choose "Save video as...".
2. To remove the recording in BigBlueButton (Conferences) because of the privacy rules, click the Delete button .
The University has a Vimeo Enterprise account for storing and sharing videos. To make it possible for all users to access their own video materials, the LISA department developed a portal for this purpose. You can upload and share videos up to 2Gb. If you want to share larger videos, you can send them via “SURFfilesender” to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Go to https://video-portal.utwente.nl and log in via your AD credentials. After you've logged in, you get an overview similar like this:
Via the New video button you can upload videos to the Vimeo portal. You can choose a local file and fill in the Title, Thumbnail, Description, and privacy settings.
The most common privacy settings are:
Anybody – Allow anyone to see the video.
Via the “>” button under the video thumbnail you can see the video details. Go to the privacy tab and click the Add domain button.
In the popup that appears add "canvas.utwente.nl" and click the Add domain button. The embed code can now only be used on canvas.utwente.nl. Anywhere else you will see
Via the “>” button you can see the video details. Here you see the Link, the H5P link, etc.
Link – The video can be accessed through this link. If you have configured a whitelisting for your video for privacy regulations, don't use this link but only the embed code.
After you have copied the embed code in the video portal, you can embed the video in Canvas with the Embed button in the editor:
Note: if you don't see the embed button you first need to click on the button with the three dots:
After you have pasted the embed code in the popup and clicked Submit, your embedded video will be presented as shown in the picture below. Notice that the standard Vimeo embed code also allows fullscreen mode.