Trunk User GuideTrunk User Guide Media GalleryStudent: How do I upload media to the Site Library?

Student: How do I upload media to the Site Library?

By default, students cannot upload media to the site library. However, the instructor can grant students uploading permission allowing them to upload media to the Site Library.

To add media to the Site Library, click on Media Gallery in the left tool panel.

To add media to the Site Library, click on Media Gallery in the left tool panel.

This displays the Media Gallery tool home page.

Click on the Site Library tab, then Upload New Media.

Click on the Site Library tab, then Upload New Media.

This displays the uploading media dialog box.

Select the Media Type tab, then click Browse.

Select the Media Type tab, then click Browse.

This displays your computer's file locator.

Select the media file on your computer, then click Open (or Select).

Select the media file on your computer, then click Open (or Select).

This returns the display to the Upload Media dialog box with the file listed.

Click Upload.

Click Upload.

This uploads the video file to the Site Library.

Once uploaded (which may take some time depending on the size of the file), click Next

Once uploaded (which may take some time depending on the size of the file), click Next

This displays the media metadata dialog box.

Edit Name, Tags or Description, then click Next

Edit Name, Tags or Description, then click Next

This processes the media into the correct format for use with the Media Gallery Player.

Note: This may take a long time depending on the length of the media. Do not proceed until this proces is completely finished.

When the media is completely processed, click Finish (or Add More Media).

When the media is completely processed, click Finish (or Add More Media).

This will return the display to the Site Library with a thumbnail of the media displayed on the right.

Example: Student Uploaded media in Site Library.

Example: Student Uploaded media in Site Library.

NOTE; When a student uploads media to the Site Library, the video is by default "Private".  That is, only the instructor and the individual student can view the media.

If the instructor wants students to upload media to the Site Library to be seen by all students, you will have to change the media setting from private to public.

Either the student or the instructor can edit the details of the video and make it "public" (viewable by all students).

To make media "Public", click on Details at the bottom of the thumbnail.

To make media "Public", click on Details at the bottom of the thumbnail.

This displays the metadata dialog box.

Checkmark "Public", then click Save.

Checkmark "Public", then click Save.

This returns the display to the Site Library, with the media now Public.

To play the media, click the thumbnail and the media will be displayed in the media player on the left.

Note: When a student uploads media to the Site Library, the media is also available in the student's personal My Media space.