YouTube & Vimeo
- Owned by Google; works well for Google Apps for Education using districts
- Create a channel is seconds (option to use YouTube must be allowed by Google site manager)
- Increase 15 minute time limit in YouTube channel settings - provide phone # and you receive a confirmation code you enter
- Built-in editor - http://youtube.com/editor
- Many desktop and mobile apps include option to “Upload to YouTube”
- YouTube now allows the creation of additional channels under one account
- YouTube search is the second most used search engine on the Internet
- 100 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube every minute
- 40% of the global watch time for YouTube videos is done on a mobile device
- Competitor to YouTube and does not have the power of Google behind it
- Uses a "freemium" model, providing some use for free and charging a premium for other features
- Free model limits to 1 HD upload and .5 GB a week, low priority upload
- Allows your videos to be password protected - YouTube does not give this option
- Learn to create quality videos - collection of video tutorials - Vimeo Film School
- Costs - $60 - Vimeo Plus; $200 - Vimeo Pro - annual cost
- Fewer apps include option to “Upload to Vimeo” (iOS 7 has it built into the OS)
- Five Reasons Why YouTube Rocks the Classroom - a blog post
- The value of YouTube as an educational tool - a blog post about YouTube educational content
- YouTube Education channels - preselected educational content on YouTube. What happens if a filter opens only this collection of approved content, however, you can't view an educational video not on this list, e.g. a teacher or student's video?
- "Would You Please Block?" - blog post about using filtering for classroom management - Bud the Teacher
- List of free and premium video hosting services - including Vimeo, Viddler, SproutVideo, and others
- Create YouTube account - if in Google Apps user, just click on http://youtube.com and click “Upload” Follow prompts to enter your DOB and gender. If your screen looks like the image in the upper right, showing "Select files to upload" then you already have your account set in YouTube.
- If you do not use Google in your district, you have two options: 1) If you have a personal Gmail account, log onto this account and then go to YouTube after logging in, or 2) Create a account by clicking this Gmail link and click "Create an account". Once you have an account in Gmail and are logged into it, you can clink the link to YouTube or type youtube.com and go to YouTube. It will be linked to your personal Gmail account.