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Teacher/Instructor Myths: Video Equipment = Fantastic videos

Teacher/Instructor Myths: Video Equipment = Fantastic videos | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
There seems to be this idea among instructors and teachers that if there was just a room, with video equipment, at your school or college, that creating videos would be easy. You'd walk in, breeze out, and have a video you could post in your LMS or web site. Sorry, it isn't so..
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Maybe at some universities there are faculty members waiting in line to work on their videos at the college media lab (with staff or alone), but it doesn't seem to be popular. Why? It's a lot easier to create a video with your phone, an app or a simple tool. 

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Free Technology for Teachers: A Seven Part Guide to Video Editing Fundamentals

Free Technology for Teachers: A Seven Part Guide to Video Editing Fundamentals | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Wistia is a great video hosting tool that I've written about in the past. Besides using it to host videos, I've used it to convert video file formats.Wistia's learning center offers a lot of good advice for new and veteran video creators.

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Close Captioning Tools Support Literacy

Close Captioning Tools Support Literacy | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Guest Post by Jacob Gutnicki 
All too often the benefits of close captioning in instruction are largely ignored.
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I close caption my videos for faculty, and plan to do the same for students, now that I'm teaching an online class again.


Personally, sometimes I just want to skim a video transcript, so I love it when people provide a transcript with their videos...

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3 Ways To Do Video Editing From Within Chrome

3 Ways To Do Video Editing From Within Chrome | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
The Internet allows anyone to make art these days. And with smartphone video technology making everyone a Spielberg coupled with the means of sharing to sites like YouTube, Vimeo and the like, you can quickly publish your homemade movies in minutes.
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Find out how to use WeVideo, Stupeflix, and Magisto To quickly create a video.

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10 Excellent Video Editing Apps

10 Excellent Video Editing Apps | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

These 10 apps make shooting and editing video on your smartphone a breeze.

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Which ones work for Android and iOS and are FREE? Magisto, Viddy, Qik Video (from the Skype team), and SocialCam.

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Free Technology for Teachers: How to Clip and Share a Portion of a YouTube Video

Free Technology for Teachers: How to Clip and Share a Portion of a YouTube Video | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it

Online videos can be quite useful for reiterating a lesson to your students, for inspiring thought and conversation, and for introducing a new concept to your students.

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I've used TubeChop, and keep forgetting to go back and use it again! It's fast and easy, too

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The Classroom Video Manifesto: Resources, ideas and more

The Classroom Video Manifesto: Resources, ideas and more | Education and Tech Tools | Scoop.it
Every day, millions of hours of YouTube videos are watched by its 1 billion users. Every minute, 300 hours of video are uploaded to YouTube. It’s no surprise that video engages students in our classrooms.
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What a fantastic list of resources for students and teachers!

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