United Streaming

         Internet-Based Video

Signing On For the First Time and Using It
            @ Mae Hensley
Mark...
What Do You Need?
         • An Internet-connected computer
         • A digital projector or TV hookup
           (Averke...
What Do You Need?

         • External computer speakers may
           make it easier for your students to
           hea...
Opening Screen




• Go to www.united streaming.com
• Bookmark this page (Favorites,
  Add to Favorites)
Opening Screen




• Contact your Tech Coach for Mae
  Hensley’s New User Passcode
• Select Enter
Registration Screen
Search Screen
• Check the Menu Bar at the top for various
  functions:
  – Search (the screen you are currently on)
  – Pl...
Additional Help
         • You can watch a 3 ½ minute online
           video that shows the basic features
           of ...
Search Screen
• Once you have logged in, you will be
  taken to the Search Screen
Search Screen
• Selecting the down-arrow next to Subject
  reveals many choices
Search Screen
• After a subject has been selected, clicking
  on the down-arrow next to Topic will
  reveal a list of cate...
Search Screen
• Remember to select the appropriate grade
• You might want to look at the choices
  available at adjacent g...
Search Results
• On the right will be a scrolling list of videos
  that fit your search criteria
• Information shown inclu...
Click on the Title
• Clicking on the title will take you to this screen
• Shown are links to:
   –   Blackline Masters
   ...
Advanced Search
• The Advanced Search screen adds the
  option of searching by a keyword,
  publisher, relevance, and/or S...
Search by Standards
• From the main search page, you may also
  search by subject, grade, and California
  State Standard
...
How Would I Use It?
         • Use United Streaming the same way
           you have always used videos in
           supp...
Suggestions
         • Some videos will appear distorted
           when played in the Full Screen
           mode – Test ...
Suggestions

         • Video files can be very large and can
           occupy a lot of your computer’s hard
           d...
Insert Into a Slide
         • To insert a video clip into a slide, first
           download/save it to your computer
   ...
Insert Into a Slide




         • With the slide in Design/Normal
           View, select Insert, Movies and
           S...
Insert Into a Slide




• My Videos is the best place to save any clips
• Double-click on the name (or click on it once
  ...
Insert Into a Slide




• This window will appear as you insert.
  Choose if you want the video to play
  automatically or...
Insert Into a Slide




Mark Jeffery                         United Streaming
Insert Into a Slide




• The video screen may be resized the same
  way as any image – Click on the video and
  stretch f...
Credits

          www.unitedstreaming.com




        Presentation Created by Mark Jeffery of Ceres Unified School
     ...
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  • What Do You Need? An Internet-connected computer A digital projector or TV hookup (Averkey in Ceres) will make the videos easier to show to a whole class Windows Media Player – All of our computers have this installed [look in the Programs listing ( Start , Programs )] Or, Apple’s Quick Time also works
  • What Do You Need? External computer speakers may make it easier for your students to hear the video (There may be some available at your site, or an inexpensive pair can be purchased for approx. $20)
  • Opening Screen Go to www.united streaming.com Bookmark this page ( Favorites , Add to Favorites )
  • Opening Screen Mae Hensley’s New User Passcode is: 92D8-4A78 Select Enter The free subscription is good through June 30, 2005 Read the Terms of Use Agreement – At the termination of the subscription ALL content must be erased or deleted from any storage devices, including but not limited to servers, hard drives, CDs or Zip disks; and all access to and use of Product, the Website and the Content must cease. Users must immediately remove, delete and/or destroy all Content except as may be specifically allowed in this Agreement
  • Registration Screen
  • Search Screen Check the Menu Bar at the top for various functions: Search (the screen you are currently on) Playlist (your collection of favorites) User Guide (a downloadable 40-page guide – Or, view it online) Learning Resources (calendars with historical events/references with links to videos) Help Preferences (change your password or other information)
  • Search Screen Once you have logged in, you will be taken to the Search Screen
  • Search Screen Selecting the down-arrow next to Subject reveals many choices
  • Search Screen After a subject has been selected, clicking on the down-arrow next to Topic will reveal a list of categories within that particular subject
  • Search Screen Remember to select the appropriate grade You might want to look at the choices available at adjacent grade levels – Or, select Everyone Select Go
  • Search Results On the right will be a scrolling list of videos that fit your search criteria Information shown includes: a synopsis, grade levels, runtime, & publisher
  • Click on the Title Clicking on the title will take you to this screen Shown are links to: Blackline Masters Teachers’ Guides Closed Caption option Segment/Chapter titles with times Buttons for Streaming (showing the video right away), Downloading (saving the video on your computer), and Add to Playlist (your own list saved on United Streaming’s site)
  • Advanced Search The Advanced Search screen adds the option of searching by a keyword, publisher, relevance, and/or Spanish titles
  • Search by Standards From the main search page, you may also search by subject, grade, and California State Standard Then, just click on the link for Videos meeting this standard
  • Presentation to MH Staff

    1. 1. United Streaming Internet-Based Video Signing On For the First Time and Using It @ Mae Hensley Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    2. 2. What Do You Need? • An Internet-connected computer • A digital projector or TV hookup (Averkey in Ceres) will make the videos easier to show to a whole class • Windows Media Player – All of our computers have this installed [look in the Programs listing (Start, Programs)] • Or, Apple’s Quick Time also works Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    3. 3. What Do You Need? • External computer speakers may make it easier for your students to hear the video (There may be some available at your site, or an inexpensive pair can be purchased for approx. $20) Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    4. 4. Opening Screen • Go to www.united streaming.com • Bookmark this page (Favorites, Add to Favorites)
    5. 5. Opening Screen • Contact your Tech Coach for Mae Hensley’s New User Passcode • Select Enter
    6. 6. Registration Screen
    7. 7. Search Screen • Check the Menu Bar at the top for various functions: – Search (the screen you are currently on) – Playlist (your collection of favorites) – User Guide (a downloadable 40-page guide – Or, view it online) – Learning Resources (calendars with historical events/references with links to videos) – Help – Preferences (change your password or other information)
    8. 8. Additional Help • You can watch a 3 ½ minute online video that shows the basic features of the United Streaming site by going to: http://vod.unitedstreaming.com/demo /overview/demo10.html Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    9. 9. Search Screen • Once you have logged in, you will be taken to the Search Screen
    10. 10. Search Screen • Selecting the down-arrow next to Subject reveals many choices
    11. 11. Search Screen • After a subject has been selected, clicking on the down-arrow next to Topic will reveal a list of categories within that particular subject
    12. 12. Search Screen • Remember to select the appropriate grade • You might want to look at the choices available at adjacent grade levels – Or, select Everyone • Select Go
    13. 13. Search Results • On the right will be a scrolling list of videos that fit your search criteria • Information shown includes: a synopsis, grade levels, runtime, & publisher
    14. 14. Click on the Title • Clicking on the title will take you to this screen • Shown are links to: – Blackline Masters – Teachers’ Guides – Closed Caption option – Segment/Chapter titles with times – Buttons for Streaming (showing the video right away), Downloading (saving the video on your computer), and Add to Playlist (your own list saved on United Streaming’s site)
    15. 15. Advanced Search • The Advanced Search screen adds the option of searching by a keyword, publisher, relevance, and/or Spanish titles
    16. 16. Search by Standards • From the main search page, you may also search by subject, grade, and California State Standard • Then, just click on the link for Videos meeting this standard
    17. 17. How Would I Use It? • Use United Streaming the same way you have always used videos in support of your curriculum • Show selected segments when the entire video would be inappropriate due to content or length • Insert a segment into a PowerPoint slide to illustrate the presentation’s content or a particular concept on the slide Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    18. 18. Suggestions • Some videos will appear distorted when played in the Full Screen mode – Test the video before showing it! • When using Windows Media Player, right-clicking on the playing video gives you the choice of screen size Mendel Genetics Fractions Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    19. 19. Suggestions • Video files can be very large and can occupy a lot of your computer’s hard drive space • Rather than saving entire videos on your computer, using United Streaming’s Playlist feature is a good idea Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    20. 20. Insert Into a Slide • To insert a video clip into a slide, first download/save it to your computer • Then, with the slide in Design/Normal View, select Insert, Movies and Sounds, Movie from File from the Menu Bar • Browse to find where you saved it, then double-click on the name (or click on it once and select OK) to insert it into the slide Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    21. 21. Insert Into a Slide • With the slide in Design/Normal View, select Insert, Movies and Sounds, Movie from File from the Menu Bar Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    22. 22. Insert Into a Slide • My Videos is the best place to save any clips • Double-click on the name (or click on it once and select OK) to insert it into the slide Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    23. 23. Insert Into a Slide • This window will appear as you insert. Choose if you want the video to play automatically or on the mouse click. Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    24. 24. Insert Into a Slide Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    25. 25. Insert Into a Slide • The video screen may be resized the same way as any image – Click on the video and stretch from the corners Mark Jeffery United Streaming
    26. 26. Credits www.unitedstreaming.com  Presentation Created by Mark Jeffery of Ceres Unified School District, Ceres, CA 2004  Mark Jeffery United Streaming

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