Youtube Tools

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YouTube has to be one of the most used tools by teaching staff. There is a huge wealth of resources on there.  There are lots of other sites that can give you extra functionlity and support when using Youtube in an educational context.

For example, if you are looking to embed content but do not want any comments, or advertisements etc to be on the video you can go to a site called ShareSafe to stripout ...

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TED: How web video powers global innovation

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Chris Anderson from TED gave a great talk about the power of web video. It is a fantastic talk with a very moving end. I have to say I had goosepimples and a lump in my throat when seeing the inspiring voice of Christopher Makau and the work that they are doing in Kibera.

Chris also discusses a dance troupe created by Jonathon Chu, from dancers who have learned to dance by watching videos online. They are called the League of Extraordinary ...

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Embedding a youtube video into Powerpoint

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Here’s a quick video on how to embed a YouTube video into a powerpoint presentation. I always think that this looks far better than having a hyperlink taking you through to the website. Why not play the video actually inside the presentation? Please click on the following link to download a document with step by step instructions that go alongside this clip. Embedding video into powerpoint document
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Animoto Tutorial

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We have had a work experience student working in our office this week. Scott Butler has learned about different uses of software, including screen capture, different websites, and Moodle. We’ve really enjoyed having him in the office and he has worked very hard. Scott has created this screen capture on how to create an animoto video. A couple of notes to the video – Scott only has a normal user license which allows him 30 seconds of video. If ...
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