Web 2.0 Tools: Youtube by Mohamed Amin Embi


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Web 2.0 Tools: Youtube by Mohamed Amin Embi

  1. 1. Integrating Youtube into Teaching & Learning<br />Mohamed AminEmbi<br />
  2. 2. What is YouTube?<br />video sharing website where users can upload, view, & share video clips<br />allows users to post and tag videos, watch those posted by others, post comments in a threaded discussion format, search for content by keyword or category, and create and participate in topical groups participate in topical groups<br />
  3. 3. Why useYoutube?<br />draws user into the experience of viewing videos & engaging with the content as commentators & creators, activities that heighten students’ visual literacy<br />the act of creating a valuable learning exercise, helping develop a deeper understanding of the subject matter & the tools used to create that content<br />
  4. 4. Why useYoutube?<br />part of a trend among Net Generation students to replace passive learning with active participation, where everyone has a voice, anyone can contribute, & the value lies less in the content itself than in the networks of learners that form around content & support one another in learning goals<br />
  5. 5. Components in Youtube<br />Flag – ability to indicate a video that has inappropriate content;<br />Title - main title of the video;<br />Tags – keywords specified by the person who has uploaded the video<br />
  6. 6. Components in Youtube<br />Flag – ability to indicate a video that has inappropriate content;<br />Title - main title of the video;<br />Tags – keywords specified by the person who has uploaded the video<br />
  7. 7. Components in Youtube<br />Comments – often not monitored can be provided by any registered user about a video uploaded; <br />Views – the number of times a video has been watched;<br />Rating - videos can be rated by registered users<br />
  8. 8. Video Title – Use the simple titles includes keywords if possible<br />Videos by creator – A link to other videos from this account holder’s channel<br />Subscribe – An option to subscribe to this person’s videos. New videos will appear in your YouTube account inbox when they are created<br />Video Play Option – Play and pause the video and adjust volume controls<br />Video Time/Length – Numeric and visual display or where you are in the video<br />View Controls – Expand or contract your view of the video on your screen<br />Video Creator – The account name of the person who created this video<br />Video Description – Provide descriptive text to explain the video content<br />Views – The number of times this video has been viewed on YouTube<br />Review – Give feedback for the video with a “thumbs up” or “thums down” rating<br />Share and save – Share or send the video to friends and colleagues. Save the video to your favorites, or include it in a playlist of videos you enjoy<br />Embed Option – Access code to copy and paste on website or blog so that video can be shared outside of YouTube<br />
  10. 10. STEP 1<br />
  11. 11. Go to: http://www.youtube.com/<br />
  12. 12. STEP 2<br />Creating an account <br />
  13. 13. 1<br />Select the “Create Account” link at the top of the page on YouTube.com<br />Select a username that aligns with your personal identity or company name. Indicate your location, postal code and date of birth.<br />2<br />3<br />Then, click ‘I accept’<br />
  14. 14. Create New<br />Use Existing<br />4<br />Now you are successfully created your YouTube account. At this point you can customize a YouTube channel, upload new videos and refresh account settings.<br />
  15. 15. STEP 3<br />Recording<br />
  16. 16. You can record from sophisticated, high definition digital video recorders to inexpensive tools. You can even record video from an enabled mobile phone or your computer’s webcam.<br />Accepted file formats include:<br />Windows Media Video (.WMV)<br />.3GP (cell phones)<br />.AVI (windows)<br />.MOV (mac)<br />.MP4 (ipod/psp)<br />.MKV (h.264)<br />size < 2GB<br />or < 10 minutes<br />
  17. 17. STEP 4<br />Uploading<br />
  18. 18. 1<br />Click the upload button<br />Select a movie from your computer or record a video from your webcam<br />2<br />
  19. 19. Name the video – use a descriptive title and helpful description<br />3<br />Use tags - these are keywords that indicate what the video contains<br />4<br />5<br />Select a video category <br />Decide to make the video public or private <br />6<br />
  20. 20. 7<br />Save your video settings and wait for processing (usually a few minutes but can depend upon the size of the video)<br />Share it on Facebook, Twitter, Google Reader, Orkut and Myspace using AutoShare options.<br />8<br />Once the video is process and live on YouTube in public or private setting, you may also choose to embed the video onto a website or blog by copying and pasting embed code wherever you want to show it<br />9<br />
  21. 21. THE END<br />