Posts Tagged ‘video’
What is YouTube?
- Number one video sharing site on the Internet, top 10 of all Internet sites
- Approx. 40% share of online video market – if it’s not on YouTube, it doesn’t exist?
- Ten of millions of videos are watched each and every day
- Vast majority of videos are “user generated content” – made by people like you and me
Is YouTube educational?
You may wish to compare and contrast the experiences of these two American academics.
Life beyond YouTube
- A day in the life of my classroom produced by Noel Jenkins
- TED conference of videos from inspiring speakers
- Open Culture great filter for educational video content
- Teachers TV useful for CPD and ITE
- TeacherTube videos for use in the classroom – a “safe” version of YouTube
- STOP PRESS Academic Earth lectures from Universities – mainly US and no education subject material, but one to keep an eye on
Online video – possible uses
- Distance learning
- Supplementary lectures (e.g. research skills, presentation skills)
- Contextualising an issue, e.g. old news footage
- Perspectives for students to examine critically (news coverage, activist videos, TED lectures)
- Screen capture (e.g. demonstrating software)
- Short humour items to break up a long lecture
- Student video assignment?
- Go to YouTube at http://www.youtube.com/
- Search for heaescalate and you should find a video called There to Care
- Repeat the above for the search term vision of students today
Register for an account at http://www.youtube.com/ and rate the There to Care video, leave a comment on it or add it as a Favourite
Create a new blog post and embed a YouTube video in the body of the blog post
… and the video will be automatically added to your post