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Adobe Captivate: Embedding YouTube Videos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Kevin Siegel        If you need to include YouTube videos in your Captivate eLearning project, the traditional technique was to insert a click box or button on a slide and, on the Properties Inspector, use the  Open URL or File  action to target the video's URL. She needed to include the video with other slide objects and animations.)

Learning through a “dressed up” YouTube channel?

Dont Waste Your Time

The videos of Khan Academy (notice I break the link here between Sal Khan and the Khan Academy) may work or help some children, they may not do much for others. “The Khan Academy is a dressed up YouTube channel and purportedly the statistical tracking and indication of “progress” is what is driving any sense of engagement. Related posts: PowerPoint: embedding YouTube video.

YouTube vs. Vimeo, What’s the Difference?

Visual Lounge

At TechSmith, our goal is to help our users take advantage of the power of video in their daily jobs. But, making the video is just half of the equation. Choosing where you host your video is one of the most important decisions you’ll make in the planning process. Today, we’ll pit YouTube vs Vimeo! YouTube vs Vimeo. YouTube. Updating your Video.

Vygotsky, Piaget and YouTube

Learning with e's

Choose any subject, whether it be baking a sponge cake, playing blues guitar, or animal husbandry, and you will find dozens of YouTube videos that will teach you. They create the content and present it to you on YouTube, and the ZPD is still there. Behind the video is the social support, the scaffolding. Learning in particular is being democratised. Unported License.

Adobe Captivate 5.5: YouTube Anyone?

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

 For instance, if you take a look at the main toolbar at the top of the Captivate window, you'll see a new Publish To YouTube command button. Also, if you look in the File menu, you'll see a  Publish To YouTube menu item. Once you select the Publish to YouTube command, you'll be prompted to log in to your YouTube account. late last week.

An anthropological introduction to YouTube

Dont Waste Your Time

Such a good video from Michael Wesch , presented to The Library of Congress (is that as important as it sounds?) in 2008, outlining the history of YouTube, what we’ve done with it, what it’s done to us, and the world we’ve created around the possibilities it offers us. An anthropological introduction to YouTube. YouTube & Universities. Enjoy!

The 7 Best YouTube Channels for L&D

Voice of Clarity

When you need to learn something new or keep up with the latest trends, a video is a good way to access information. We were curious which YouTube channels had the most content for Learning and Development, so we did some research and came up with a list of seven. Cogentys, a Hollywood-based educational technology company, has a YouTube channel focused on eLearning. The most popular video on the channel (at 33,623 views) is “The Voice of the Active Learner,” explaining how digital natives prefer to learn. Here are our top picks: Cogentys  eLearning TV . Blackboard.

The Value of Video Learning

Your Training Edge

In this article, I would be focused around one of its most important elements that contributes significantly towards its success, and that is the video learning. It is to be noted that video learning is not confined to academics at all; rather it’s also becoming a concrete part of corporate trainings and online learning experiences. But which format to use for videos?

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SCORM-ify YouTube Videos with ScoTube

Corporate eLearning Strategies and Development

Many eLearning professionals are locked into creating SCORM compliant courses for their customers and that has been limiting in regards to new user-generated content on services such as YouTube. From the press release : "The first of its kind, ScoTube marries the power of SCORM with the wealth of content available through YouTube.

Video Learning Platforms

eLearning 24-7

Video Killed the Radio Star debuts. Everyone watches it – because it is the first video to be seen on the station. 2012 – Mobile video consumption rises up to 5.4 The new kids of the block (please no jokes here) are Video Learning Platforms. Grab your Video. Video in e-learning means something quite different than video in its usual term.

Creative Commons explained (video)

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Related posts: Video: What is Creative Commons? Video Creative Commons YouTubeHere is a great explanation of the different ‘attribution’ or license elements of Creative Commons : “Creative Commons helps you share your knowledge and creativity with the world. ” (Nod to @jamesclay for showing this on his blog first).

eLearning: YouTube Adds Creative Commons Content

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

  I have recently written a couple articles in response to the many questions I receive about whether or not using content found on YouTube is a violation of copyright.      In one article I spoke with a lawyer about his views on using material found on Youtube. In Other videos marked with a CC-BY license. Videos in the public domain.

Adding YouTube Videos to Your Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

YouTube is by far the world’s most popular video site. YouTube reports that: Over 800 million unique users visit YouTube each month. Over 4 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube. YouTube is localized in 43 countries and across 60 languages. 72 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute.

The Return Of Video To eLearning

Upside Learning

Josh Bersin cites YouTube Videos as one of the best learning tools available in his session at the HR Technology Conference last week. agree and see a bigger role for videos in the learning mix. Ten or fifteen years ago, video was used by most organizations for training. They would have a library of VHS tapes and a screening room where employees could watch those videos.

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Video Best Practices

Visual Lounge

Video is enhancing almost everything in our lives. And when it comes to video creation, a little preparation goes a long way. The possibilities are endless when it comes to what you can do with video. Learn the steps you can take before, during, and after recording to ensure you create a polished video every time. Can’t see the embedded video?

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Effective Video Training – Breaking it down

Social Learning

It’s no surprise that the use of video in corporate training continues to gain in popularity among corporate      Learning and Development departments. Brandon Hall, the research firm based out of Delray Beach, FL, polled over 300 training professionals back in 2011 and found the top 2 reasons for using video in training – effectiveness and high engagement.

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How to Embed YouTube Videos in PowerPoint to Gamify Your Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

How can a video help gamify my e-Learning course? Videos are an important tool in your toolbox. Videos can be used: To provide a quick overview or a preview of the content. Begin a new section of a course with a video that engages interest, reveals the topic, clarifies expectations or teaches the needed content. Find or create videos that reveal just enough but not too much. Therefore, another place to offer a video with a hint could be after a user gives a wrong answer but before he or she goes back to try again. Select Online Video.

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Transform YouTube into an ACTIVE learning tool for your students

eLearning Acupuncture

In her email she wanted to introduce me to a novel way in which the GMAT Prep team at Knewton was leveraging YouTube’s free video hosting service. The staff at Knewton are translating this simple idea into practice in the context of multiple choice questions using video segments. YouTube branching logic questionIt’s awesome. Very cool!

Why YouTube Isn’t Always Your Best Video Platform Fit

KZO Innovations

Showcasing your company’s video on any platform is a great way to share content. If you didn’t already know, YouTube is one of the world’s most popular video platforms – and one of the easiest ways to share video content. So, should your company have a corporate YouTube channel? If YouTube is not always good for corporations, what’s the better option? For your business: most likely a secure enterprise video platform. Competitive organizations should consider using a video platform that allows you to: Publish videos securely.

Twitter for Teachers … a great video introduction

Dont Waste Your Time

I know I tweeted this out earlier this week but it’s so good I wanted to make sure I didn’t forget it, so here it is again: YouTube: To Tweet or Not to Tweet? ” Thanks to Edutopia for this and many more  excellent Twitter / Video resources. Related posts: Video: Twitter for teachers, in 60 seconds. Twitter Tips: for Teachers & Educators.

How we lost our official YouTube channel


This is the story of how we lost our official YouTube channel and the related Google+ page for TalentLMS. TalentLMS relies on over a dozen of services for credit card handling , translations , video encoding , transactional emails etc. We also use it for sharing videos through YouTube. Our videos demonstrate how our product works and are also an effective marketing tool.

Why You Should Include Video in your Learning Curriculum

TLC Media Design

If you need proof why video should be an important element in your learning program, there is no need to look any further….we’ve With the use of platforms like YouTube and Vimeo on the rise, it goes without saying that people are turning to video more and more. Design eLearning Video Vimeo YouTube we’ve got the proof for you right here!

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Harness the power of video and increase student engagement

Dont Waste Your Time

Earlier this year I was invited to contribute to a guide for teachers on the flipped classroom, concentrating on the inclusion, or rather availability, of video to increase student engagement (flipped classroom or not). This is what I wrote: “Believe it or not YouTube has only just turned 10 years old. Video has always been something that could be used in classrooms or for teaching and learning, but it was often a bulky CRT television on a trolley, with a VHS player and a multitude of knotted cables that the teacher could never unravel to get it near the wall socket.

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Five Ways to Insert a YouTube Video into a PowerPoint Presentation

iSpring Solutions

One sure and simple way to enhance a PowerPoint presentation is to add a video from YouTube. This website is chock-full of educational and entertaining videos that can add a dynamic element to your content. Whether you want to use your own footage or "borrow" it from somebody else's channel, here are the five ways to insert a YouTube video into a PowerPoint presentation.

Interactive Video Made Easy

Rapid eLearning

A few years back working with video was not all that easy. Most networks couldn’t support the delivery of video and producing video was expensive and really time-consuming. Rapid E-Learning Makes Interactive Video Easy. Click here to see an example of an Engage interaction with video. Interactive Video: Click and Collect or Explore for More.

Using video: from passive viewing to active learning

Dont Waste Your Time

Emily Moore has written this great introduction in the Faculty Focus: online magazine:  “From Passive Viewing to Active Learning: Simple Techniques for Applying Active Learning Strategies to Online Course Videos” Please read the original as it covers more in depth use of video, but my highlights of the piece are below. ” Assign a video. After

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake. Do research, pick your video tool wisely. Will you need to edit the video after you’re done talking?

How to easily make a great YouTube Video

Adobe Captivate

Whether you are working to impress the boss or to share your favorite game tips with friends, virtually everyone is looking to YouTube videos to catch and create the latest trends. In the past, creating great videos has been a difficult proposition, it’s difficult to imagine how you can go from average video surfer to […]. Adobe Presenter Community How do I.

Seven ways that video can transform learning at work

Clive on Learning

Video is very much the medium of the moment. An ever-increasing proportion of the population does not only consume video, it creates and shares it with a worldwide Internet audience. Whereas once video cameras cost many hundreds, if not tens of thousands of pounds, they are now integrated for no additional cost in computers, stills cameras and mobile phones. In a learning context, video provides a compelling means for conveying content, particularly real-life action and interactions with people. Video is so versatile. video So what forms can it take?

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How Online Training is Better than YouTube


Solutions can come in many forms, from formal multi-day classroom training to online training to telling people to watch a YouTube video. YouTube has certainly enabled an enormous variety of learning options that anyone can find. On YouTube you can learn just about anything from making a healthy smoothie to how to negotiate a salary during your next job interview.

(almost) Everything about video for learning professionals

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

There is a lot of attention for video and use of multimedia online, after all youtube has almost 300 million view hours per day.Gemma Critchley talked about emoties while learning: "people will forget what you said but they will not forget how you made them feel". That partly explains the recent attention for video as a medium. That is simply answered on Youtube.

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4 Tips for Improved Video in eLearning

eLearning Brothers

The online video revolution that has occurred in the past decade influences many aspects of our lives, and that includes eLearning. Video has a growing presence in eLearning courses, and that’s for good reason. Just get a video camera and record the beetle so everyone can see a blown up image of that lil guy. Just show them video of the red hot molten rock in action.

PowerPoint 2007: Insert YouTube Videos

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by AJ George I am often asked how to get YouTube videos into a PowerPoint presentation, and, unless you're using the latest version (PowerPoint 2010), it's an understandable question. Over the next few weeks I will show you how to insert YouTube videos into PowerPoint 2007 (both with and without an internet connection) and PowerPoint 2008 for the Mac.

Video: Education Technology is the Future of Education?

Dont Waste Your Time

I came across this great video over the weekend, posted by Brian Kotts ( @ iEducator ). I was not aware  that the Norwegian and Swedish education systems were as good as is reported on this post : “When policy makers support and cooperate with practitioners, schools prosper and do well. ” YouTube: The Future Start Now (2012 ed). Future of Technology in Education #fote12.