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Using you tube for teaching

  1. 1. Using YouTube for Teaching<br />Portmarnock Community School April 2010<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  2. 2. ...started in 2005, based in California, owned by Google.<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  3. 3. ...YouTube is an incredible search engine...at least twenty hours of video uploaded every minute<br />...better still, there are search-engines just for use with YouTube and education<br />http://www.neok12.com/ (here)<br />If nothing else ...<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  4. 4. Young people use YouTube for entertainment<br />...start to find other uses for YouTube including learning.....<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />A cultural challenge....<br />
  5. 5. Some technical information<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  6. 6. From Adobe <br />Video player<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  7. 7. Allow time for buffering<br />...In streaming media, buffering refers to bringing in an extra amount of data (filling the buffer) before playing the audio or video. Having more audio data or video frames in memory than are actually needed at each precise moment compensates for momentary delays in transmission from the source.<br />Using YouTube in your classroom..............the troublesome side<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  8. 8. Using YouTube in your classroom<br />Using YouTube in the computer room<br />Two scenarios<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  9. 9. Identification - recognition of online material that really is useful<br />Depth - at a level that is not superficial<br />Assessment - in a way that is critical of what is offered<br />Choosing a video for teaching<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  10. 10. Choosing a video - history<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  11. 11. Choosing a video - maths<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  12. 12. Good practice is (was) not to have live search in the classroom but......<br />Exercise commonsense.....<br />Pupils were more vulnerable overall when schools used locked down systems because they were not given enough opportunities to learn how to assess and manage risk for themselves (OFSTED 2010)<br />Using YouTube in your classroom<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  13. 13. ...used as in the classroom<br />...used as part of a Moodle class<br />....giving a specific project to do, with clear search terms<br />...used as part of a digital literacy lesson<br />...in the computer room<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  14. 14. ...use of the internet should never be used unsupervised<br />...it is not expected that a teacher supervising an absent colleague in a computer room use the computers<br />...don't be afraid to withdraw privileges, the students will act as a moral force also<br />...in the computer room<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  15. 15. Saving your favourite videos<br />Embedding a video in Moodle<br />Embedding a video in Office 2007<br />Knowing how to download and save a video to your computer<br />Four skills to learn<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  16. 16. From downloading to uploading<br />Once we get used to using it...<br />Donal O' Mahony<br />
  17. 17. Donal O' Mahony<br />

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