Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'youtube'

Increase the Upload Limit on Your YouTube Channel

YouTube is arguably the easiest platform for sharing video online. But for some time, YouTube has limited the length of video that is allowed on its site to fifteen minutes or less. This restriction is partly in place to deter...

TED-Ed Lessons: Flip This Video

TED, for Technology, Entertainment, Design, has become one of the Internet's most recognized brands devoted to "ideas worth sharing." TED has spawned a number of initiatives, such as TEDTalks, TEDx, and TED Prize. Their newest initiative, TED-Ed, aims to be...

Embed Plus - YouTube Enhancement Tool

Embed Plus is a free web-based YouTube enhancement tool, which is great for segmenting, annotating, and providing interactive tools on video for educational purposes. With a simple YouTube link, Embed Plus loads the video and provides a web interface for...

Delivering Video For Self-Analysis: An Update

Instructors have been using video recordings to assign self-evaluation exercises for many years. Video recordings of performances, clinical interventions, role-playing exercises, and presentations offer useful material for analysis and self-critique. To carry out these assignments on the web, videos must...

Exploring YouTube Usage Information

This past May, video recordings of Columbia University's 2010 commencement ceremonies were published to YouTube. A number of Columbia videos quickly rocketed to the top of YouTube EDU's most viewed list, creating an excellent opportunity to examine how the YouTube...

Create YouTube Clips Using MPEG Streamclip

[Editor's note, May 17, 2010: MPEG Streamclip is once again working for YouTube media with updated version.] [Editor's note, April 5, 2010: YouTube disabled downloading in a recent change to their system.] Many instructors use streaming videos from YouTube to...

A Look at YouTube's Automatic Captioning Features

The Columbia on YouTube EDU channel was selected as one of a limited set of partner channels to feature YouTube's new automatic captioning services. See our news posting announcing this release. These new features are Automatic Captions & Automatic Timing....

Third Party YouTube Tools

YouTube Time- If you'd like to quickly generate a new link to a YouTube video that specifies a particular starting point within the video, try YouTube Time. Just insert a link to a YouTube video on this website, then specify...

An In-depth Look at YouTube

As YouTube improves its video service, it becomes ever more attractive to educators. Universities are getting into the act by creating "partner" channels (a special designation in the YouTube account system) to collect and distribute the institution's course and promotional videos.

YouTube Adds Downloads and Creative Commons Licenses

YouTube is now offering some content creators the option to add a Creative Commons license to their video uploads. In a related move, YouTube has added an option to allow downloading of certain videos. Downloadable videos are free or include...

YouTube Adds HD Support and Time Linking

The flexibility of YouTube videos continues to improve with additions helpful for many educators. Here are a few highlights to add to earlier postings about YouTube features. Widescreen Video YouTube changed the aspect ratio of its video player from 4:3...

YouTube Adds Captions and Subtitles Feature

YouTube has released a new caption feature for videos. As summarized in a recent YouTube Blog posting: "[W]e've added a new captioning feature which allows you to give viewers a deeper understanding of your video. Captions can help people who...

Video Annotations in YouTube

YouTube recently announced the addition of a video annotation tool. YouTube describes that users can add three types of annotations to their own videos: speech bubbles, notes, and spotlights. Links, which presently only point to other parts of YouTube, can...

Create Timelines with Dipity

"Dipity is the easiest way to make and share interactive timelines about the people and things you care about." Dipity's newest product is TimeTube, combining YouTube and Dipity timelines....

Prof Holds Course in YouTube

Alexandra Juhasz, Professor of Media Studies at Pitzer College, in Claremont, CA, ran a course on YouTube, called Learning from YouTube, in Fall 2007. The goal was to better understand this new media-cultural phenomenon, and how it can be used...

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