Accessibility · Digital communication · Top tip · YouTube

#530 Export YouTube’s Auto-Generated Captions

As we mentioned in one of our previous posts, we are huge fans of the auto-generated captions in YouTube. There is also a way now to export YouTube’s auto-generated captions to create a downloadable transcript of your video, which is great for accessibility especially if you don’t have access to a professional transcription service. This… Continue reading #530 Export YouTube’s Auto-Generated Captions

Data literacy · Information literacy · Media literacy · Video · Working with Data · YouTube

#521 Video contains confidential information? Blur it out!

As we saw previously in post #511 Need anonymity? Blur those faces in YouTube! the YouTube editor has a great blurring tool – but it isn’t just for faces! If you have recorded a video that contains sensitive or confidential data, then you can highlight regions in the video to blur out. You don’t even… Continue reading #521 Video contains confidential information? Blur it out!

Digital creation · Video · YouTube

#511 Need anonymity? Blur those faces in YouTube!

This tip has come off the back of a support request I’ve had this week. The academic wanted to share example recordings of students completing mock interviews, but didn’t want the students faces to be shown….the YouTube Blur feature did the trick! This handy little tool in YouTube will automatically detect faces for you and… Continue reading #511 Need anonymity? Blur those faces in YouTube!

Digital communication · Timesavers · Video · YouTube

#506 You said what?? How to edit auto-captions in YouTube

We’re a big fan of the auto-captions in YouTube, however they are rarely perfect and if you are blessed with an accent, then things can go even more awry. In this 1minutecpd video we show you how you can edit the auto-captions and even download the file so you can upload it to another video… Continue reading #506 You said what?? How to edit auto-captions in YouTube

Media literacy · Social Media · Timesavers · Top tip · YouTube

#493 YouTube: Scheduled video

In YouTube you can schedule a release time for a private video. So you can set its availability on a certain date at a certain time. This is particularly useful for blog posts or event teasers that you may want to create before hand but avoid people stumbling across them by accident. Photo by Jakob Owens on Unsplash… Continue reading #493 YouTube: Scheduled video

Media literacy · Social Media · YouTube

#352 TubeChop: Embed a segment of a YouTube video

How useful is the YouTube feature that allows you to get a linked video to play from a certain point? How frustrating is it that you can’t so that with an embedded video? Well TubeChop allows you to select a segment and generate embed code just for the bit you want. Featured image: “Cleaver” by… Continue reading #352 TubeChop: Embed a segment of a YouTube video

Data literacy · Digital learning and personal/ professional development (learning) · Distance Learning · Social Media · Timesavers · Top tip · YouTube

#269 Filtering your YouTube search results

Did you know that you can filter your YouTube video search results? I didn’t until the other day! It is an excellent method to make your search more relevant and targeted – search by duration, date uploaded, views, ratings etc. Here is how you use the filter function… Feature image: “filtered” by timlewisnm is licenced under CC BY-SA… Continue reading #269 Filtering your YouTube search results