Video, Education, and Open Content: Best Practices Production, Distribution, Technology, and Law Columbia University New York May 22, 2007
The demand for online video has exploded 100+ million videos watched on YouTube every day; Fox Interactive, Yahoo, Google/YouTube, Viacom, etc.—now stream 7 billion videos/month; BitTorrent – number-one file format on the Internet http://www.oculture.com/
Opportunities to produce video are exploding http:// www.apple.com/ilife/imovie / http://www.adobe.com/products/premiere/ http://www.pinnaclesys.com/PublicSite/us/Home/ http://www.jumpcut.com/ “Be good to your video.” http://grouper.com/ “Watch. Share. Create.” http://www.eyespot.com/ “Moviemaking for all of us.” http://www.videoegg.com/ “People-powered media.” http:// video.google.com/videoplay?docid =-1926631993376203020 18:48-17:58
Personal storage, portability are accelerating Over the past 25 years: - computer processing performance up x 3,500 - computer memory prices down x 45,000 - computer disk storage prices down x 3.6 million Over the next 13 years: an iPod, or a device its size, will be able to hold: - a year’s worth of video (8,760 hours) by 2012 (5 years from now) - all the commercial music ever created by 2015 (8 years), and - all the content ever created (in all media) by 2020 (13 years).
<ul><li>Opportunities? </li></ul><ul><li>produce educational video for university needs and make it available; </li></ul><ul><li>catalyze new open production initiatives at cultural and educational institutions—and through educational consortia; </li></ul><ul><li>evaluate the use of such video in teaching and learning and build new tools—editing, annotation, search, summarization—for more cost-efficient video production, collaboration, and distribution worldwide; </li></ul><ul><li>organize new multi-institutional collaborations into a distributed educational video production network; </li></ul><ul><li>establish an educational video commons with rich resources; and </li></ul><ul><li>further define best practices for educational video. </li></ul>