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… 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

Digital communication · Digital creation · Distance Learning · Information literacy · Top tip · Video

#221 Add automatic YouTube subtitles to your videos

Adding automatic subtitles to your YouTube videos is an easy way to make your videos more accessible to a wider audience. It means that your viewers can watch your videos in a busy office without the sound on or that viewers who are hard of hearing can access your videos without barriers. Watch how you… Continue reading #221 Add automatic YouTube subtitles to your videos

Classroom technology · ICT proficiency · Media literacy · PowerPoint · Social Media · YouTube

#158 Embedding videos into PowerPoint

Have you found the perfect YouTube video for your PowerPoint? Do you want to embed your own video into your presentation? Look no further, we can show you how! Alternatively, if you only want to share a clip, rather than the whole video, have a look at #3 YouTube – Sharing is caring. Featured image ” vhs… Continue reading #158 Embedding videos into PowerPoint

Communication / Collaboration · Curation · Digital communication · Digital creation · Digital participation · Digital research and scholarship · Distance Learning

#82 Storify your social media

Storify is a really quick way to create a story out of different social media threads. This is a great way of sharing relevant social media content with your students in a really accessible way. If you were recently at an industry conference, why not create a Storify to share with your students or colleagues?… Continue reading #82 Storify your social media

Media literacy · Moodle · Moodle use, organisation and content · Social Media · YouTube

#16 Embedding YouTube videos in Moodle

Do you want to share a YouTube video with your students? Have a go at embedding it onto your Moodle area! If you want the video to appear on your main Moodle page, then embed it in a Label, if you want it to appear on a separate page, embed it as a Page. (Please… Continue reading #16 Embedding YouTube videos in Moodle