Entries from EnhancED tagged with 'video'

Open Culture Lists Free Movies & Courses

Interested in movies to teach with – but face too many rights issues? Or too many platform choices? Whether documentaries are your thing – or old silent films – or horror and noir, westerns, or comedies – the Open Culture...

Resources for Video Production at Columbia (and Beyond)

From lecture recording to student audio projects, there are a number of reasons Columbia instructors may need access to video and audio equipment. While select departments (Barnard College, Film Studies Department, GSAPP) have A/V equipment and related inventory that...

QuickTime Darwin Server to Go Silent

Earlier this month, a short innocuous announcement appeared on Columbia’s IT department’s notifications page alerting everyone of the upcoming “QuickTime Streaming Server Retirement” scheduled for July 1, 2013. The three-sentence message referenced a machine named Mineola, which probably made sense...

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...

Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video

The Center for Social Media at American University released in 2008 the Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Online Video (html, pdf). The document describes six practices that fall under fair use. While the document is primarily aimed...

Universal Subtitles

Universal Subtitles aims to improve access to captions and subtitles in video content, claiming that the lack of captions and subtitles is major obstacle for people with hearing disabilities and foreign viewers. The outfit has built open source tools to...

Play Your Video Files in Google Docs

Google Docs can be used to store your files in any format using the upload feature. Files can be converted to Google Docs format (presentations, documents, and spreadsheets) or they can be stored as is. The storage limit per account...

Lecture Capture on a Budget

We have written before about the benefits of lecture capture, but most classrooms on Columbia's campus do not have built in hardware to record and publish lectures. At the same time, the cost of hand-held video recorders and flash memory...

Watch Videos Later with Radbox.me

Radbox.me is a free service that lets you save videos from popular sites on the web to your personal web page so that you can watch them later. Unlike Magma and other video aggregators which gather thousands of videos into...

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