YouTube for Learning and Content Curation


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YouTube for Learning and Content Curation

  1. 1. YouTube for Learning and Content Curation Bob Bertsch and Sonja Fuchs Web Technology Specialists Agriculture Communication
  2. 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:
  3. 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:
  4. 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. 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 email address for your Google account. It is reserved for NDSU Google Apps for Education. YouTube is not included.
  6. 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. 7. Step 3: Where do I start? Organizations and brands such as NDSU Extension/RECs have YouTube channels:
  8. 8. Anatomy of a YouTube Channel
  9. 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. 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: