Multi camera live streaming conference through Hangouts and Youtube Live

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We supported the School of Fashion and Textiles this week, at their annual Global Design Challenge where groups of Melbourne students collaborate with groups of Amsterdam students, in an exciting 5 hour design challenge intensive. It was really impressive to see how seamlessly the groups were able to collaborate online. Not only were they negotiating design decisions, but they were … Read More

Collaboration and Canvas (Google Drive, Youtube Live, Canvas Events)

Leigh BlackallCalendar, Canvas, Collaborations, Experience, How to, Professional development, Resources, Solution development, Strategic alignment, Tips and Tricks, Video learningLeave a Comment

  In this playlist of 4 videos is a demonstration of how to use Google Drawings or Slides as an interactive whiteboard; Youtube Live and Hangouts on Air for video conferencing; and embedding it all to create a live online collaborative workspace in Canvas. Set up a folder for the collaborative activity and create Google Drawing and Slide files to … Read More

Improving Youtube recommendations

Leigh BlackallContent development, Current thinking in learning design, Experience, How to, Professional development, Project types, Resources, Strategic alignment, SystemsLeave a Comment

When we create a new Youtube channel, the first thing we notice is that the recommended videos at the Youtube home are far from useful or remotely topical. This is because Youtube doesn’t yet know what our channel is about or what we’re interested in. We can quickly improve what’s there by taking a few minutes to delete the recommendations … Read More

How to: Embed content in Canvas – Google Slides Youtube Wikipedia

Leigh BlackallCanvas, Content Creation, Examples of practice, Tips and Tricks, Video learningLeave a Comment

Embedding content into Canvas is fast and easy, and enables you to spend more time outside Canvas connecting with others online and networking your teaching practices. You can collaborate with people outside of Canvas and RMIT, when accessing and learning how to use Canvas can be more trouble than its worth. Any updates your team makes to the content you’ve … Read More

How to: Embed video in Canvas using Youtube Arc or Google Drive

Leigh BlackallCanvas, Content Creation, Examples of practice, Industry and experience, Tips and Tricks, Tutorial, Video learningLeave a Comment

This screen video explains how to embed video into Canvas, using Youtube, Arc and Google Drive. Its a good idea to embed video in Canvas, rather than upload the videos directly into Canvas. You’ll have a lot more flexibility, as well as access to additional features functionality. Flexibility and features such arranging videos in a Youtube playlist, sharing videos with … Read More

Adding a link to a Youtube video

Emma YenchCanvas, Learning Activities & Content

If you want to add a link to a Youtube video without generating a thumbnail video: Click the YouTube icon in the text editor Search for the desired video Click the down arrow next to the Embed button. Select Return Link Highlight link and select the link icon in the text editor Select the Disable Inline Previews for this Link … Read More

Youtube, machine learning and professional networks in Fashion

Leigh BlackallCurrent thinking in learning design, Examples of practice, Industry and experience, Pathways, Portfolios, Professional development, Project types, Research and innovation, Social learning, Strategic alignment, Student as producer, Video learningLeave a Comment

The School of Fashion and Textiles has invited us back to their annual professional development day, to give an update on the work we started last year. We’ve also been asked to run a workshop to help others get started with the methods in using Youtube, creating a professional website and connecting into a professional network. The presentation We’ll go … Read More

YouTube at the School of Fashion and Textiles: Teaching YouTube to Teach

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Here’s an audio recording of a discussion about this project at the RMIT Learning and Teaching Conference for 2016. We’ve been working with teachers and students in the School of Fashion and Textiles, trying to get the most out of Youtube and other social media. This work stems from the Fashion Youtube project. We’ve shown teachers and students how to: set up and … Read More

Teaching Youtube to teach

Leigh BlackallCurrent thinking in learning design, Examples of practice, Experience, Featured, Flexible learning, Global, How to, Learning analytics, Learning design, Learning Management Systems, Open education resources, Portfolios, Professional development, Project types, Research and innovation, Resources, Social learning, Solution development, Strategic alignment, Systems, Video learning7 Comments

We’ve been helping Andrew Robinson develop a Youtube channel with videos that assist in his teaching of shoe making…

Closed Captioning videos on Youtube

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Closed captioning

Video and audio resources are a valuable way to supplement course materials, and over the past year our team has posted on this blog about how to create these types of resources and use Youtube to manage them. (Just click the Youtube or video tags below this post to see those posts.) When creating a video it is also important to provide … Read More