Q. How do students submit video or audio to NILE for assessment?
Students can submit video to NILE using MediaSpace which is a secure and protected video streaming platform provided by the University of Northampton. MediaSpace enables students to record upload, store and share videos, audio and images which can also be easily submitted to NILE as part of a module assessment.
How do I submit my MediaSpace file to NILE for assessment?
1. Log in to NILE at nile.northampton.ac.uk.
2. Click on your NILE module title in the My Sites box under the NILE Home tab.
3. Click the Submit your work left-hand menu link.
4. Click on the module assessment title.
5. Click on the Write Submission button.
6. Do NOT click Browse my Computer and attempt to upload your video directly to NILE as you will receive an error message and the video will NOT be uploaded.
7. Click on the Mashups icon in the Write Submission toolbar (please see the screenshot below).
8. Select Kaltura Media from the drop-down list.
9. Search your My Media tab for the video you want to submit or select Add New then Media Upload to upload a new video to your MediaSpace account.
10. Click Select beside the video you want to submit for assessment.
11. Check the video thumbnail image on the next screen matches the video you want to submit for assessment.
12. Click Submit in the bottom right of the screen.
13. Read the banner which confirms you’ve successfully submitted your video for assessment.
14. Copy and Paste the Submission Receipt ID into Word or another note-taking app, as this Submission Receipt ID is your proof of a submission.
15. Check your inbox for a message from firstname.lastname@example.org for a copy of your submission receipt which you should also keep as proof of a successful submission.
What are the accepted File Types and File Sizes for MediaSpace?
MediaSpace accepts most common video, audio and image file types or any size, but the upload needs to be from a strong internet connection if the video file is large. You can upload from any location but remember that upload speeds from home internet service providers are often slow compared to uploading from the University campus.