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Use YouTube to learn and share by using playlists, subscribing to channels and more.

Use YouTube to learn and share by using playlists, subscribing to channels and more.

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  • 1. YouTube for Learning and Content Curation Bob Bertsch and Sonja Fuchs Web Technology Specialists Agriculture Communication
  • 2. YouTube for Learning, Really? People turn to video for not only entertainment but information and learning, helping make YouTube the second largest search engine. Some Stats • • More than 1 billion unique users visit YouTube each month Over 6 billion hours of video are watched each month on YouTube—that's almost an hour for every person on Earth, and 50% more than last year • 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute • 70% of YouTube traffic comes from outside the US source: http://www.youtube.com/yt/press/statistics.html
  • 3. YouTube for Learning, Really? More Stats • • • YouTube is localized in 56 countries and across 61 languages According to Nielsen, YouTube reaches more US adults ages 18-34 than any cable network Millions of subscriptions happen each day, and the number of people subscribing has more than doubled since last yearsource: http://www.youtube.com/yt/press/statistics.html
  • 4. What is Content Curation? • Content curation is the process of collecting, organizing and displaying information relevant to a particular topic or area of interest. • Services or people that implement content curation are called curators. • Curation services can be used by businesses as well as end users.
  • 5. Step 1: Get a Gmail Account YouTube is a Google product and you need to get a Gmail account to get the most out of YouTube so that you can create a channel or playlist and comment on videosYou can’t use your ndsu.edu email address for your Google account. It is reserved for NDSU Google Apps for Education. YouTube is not included.
  • 6. Step 2: Keep in the Know: Subscribe • You can subscribe to YouTube Channels to keep informed of the latest uploads and news • You will be notified via Gmail when new videos are uploaded
  • 7. Step 3: Where do I start? Organizations and brands such as NDSU Extension/RECs have YouTube channels: http://www.youtube.com/user/NDSUExtension http://www.youtube.com/user/NDSUCREC http://www.youtube.com/user/NDSUAgComm
  • 8. Anatomy of a YouTube Channel
  • 9. Step 4: Start Curating! • Search more than 200 videos on the NDSU Extension YouTube Channel • Create or link to playlists • Share videos or playlists by using a link, or you can embed videos in your Ag CMS site • Embed videos instructions • Embed playlist instructions
  • 10. Thank you! • Please contact Sonja Fuchs or Bob Bertsch with questions or help with Learning with YouTube • Please complete the survey on this breakout session: http://bit.ly/webservfc13