Welcome to “EduTips”

Video Everywhere is a new video capture tool found in the Content Editor of Blackboard.  Video Everywhere can be used by both instructors and students to share a personal video as another way to communicate withing the Blackboard course shell.

In order to use Video Everywhere you must have a YouTube account and channel.

  1. Login to YouTube with a Google account.  You may use an @gmail.com or @alaska.edu account to login to YouTube.  What if I do not have a Google account?  Create a Google account first and then login to YouTube.
  2. Create a YouTube Channel.  https://support.google.com/youtube/answer/1646861?hl=en  What is a YouTube Channel?  A YouTube Channel allows you to upload, share and manage videos with YouTube.  
  3. Visit YouTube – Getting Started http://www.youtube.com/yt/about/getting-started.html
  4. Stay logged in to YouTube and keep this browser window open when using Video Everywhere.

With Video Everywhere and YouTube you can record videos in the Blackboard Learn environment or you may browse your existing YouTube videos to upload into Blackboard.

How do you plan to use Video Everywhere and YouTube in your online course?


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