YouTube Enhancements         How can you make         YouTube work in the         classroom?
Problems with YouTubeAdvertisementsAnnotationsVideo  sizeBufferingDependence on Internet connection
Benefits of YousableTubeFixNo  adsDisables annotationsSet default video size and qualityDisable auto-playback, yet all...
Playing downloaded vidoes: VLCVLC   video player – Play any video file – Play any audio fileCustomizable – Default video...
Gamification in Education            The modern-day sticker            chart or merit badge!
What is Gamification?Gamificationis the addition of game elements to a non-gaming activityReal-world examples: – McDonal...
Turnkey gamification solutionsProblems  with large gamification companies (Badgeville, Bunchball): way too expensive!Aff...
YouTube Links: YousableTubeFix     (and Greasemonkey)  for Mozilla Firefox:  https://addons.mozilla.org/en-  US/firefox/a...
Gamification Links: BigDoor:http://www.bigdoor.com/ Classbadges: http://classbadges.com/
Gamification Links: BigDoor:http://www.bigdoor.com/ Classbadges: http://classbadges.com/
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  1. 1. YouTube Enhancements How can you make YouTube work in the classroom?
  2. 2. Problems with YouTubeAdvertisementsAnnotationsVideo sizeBufferingDependence on Internet connection
  3. 3. Benefits of YousableTubeFixNo adsDisables annotationsSet default video size and qualityDisable auto-playback, yet allow bufferingDownload video: offline playback
  4. 4. Playing downloaded vidoes: VLCVLC video player – Play any video file – Play any audio fileCustomizable – Default video size, volume, etc. – Hotkeys: full screen, jump forward/back
  5. 5. Gamification in Education The modern-day sticker chart or merit badge!
  6. 6. What is Gamification?Gamificationis the addition of game elements to a non-gaming activityReal-world examples: – McDonald’s “Monopoly” promo – Boy Scout merit badges, ranks
  7. 7. Turnkey gamification solutionsProblems with large gamification companies (Badgeville, Bunchball): way too expensive!Affordable gamification solutions: – BigDoor.com – Classbadges.com
  8. 8. YouTube Links: YousableTubeFix (and Greasemonkey) for Mozilla Firefox: https://addons.mozilla.org/en- US/firefox/addon/greasemonkey/ http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/13333 YousableTubeFix for Chrome: http://userscripts.org/scripts/show/57201 VLC: http://www.videolan.org/vlc/index.html
  9. 9. Gamification Links: BigDoor:http://www.bigdoor.com/ Classbadges: http://classbadges.com/
  10. 10. Gamification Links: BigDoor:http://www.bigdoor.com/ Classbadges: http://classbadges.com/

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