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Podcasting, Vodcasting, & Video Hosting

Dozens of Tips & Techniques for Creating High Quality Engaging Screencasts

March 31, 2013

The creation of instructional videos is one of the many technology-enabled capabilities that the 21st century teacher has at their disposal. Instructional videos can be a wonderfully engaging element in teaching. Video content is also usually a fundamental element of the flipped classroom (which regular readers of EmergingEdTech know we’re a big fan of). The […]

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Learning About the Use of Media Servers in Education

January 20, 2013

What is a Media Server and how are schools using them? From time to time I come across the mention of “media servers” and find myself wanting to better understand this technology and how it being used in meeting the needs of educational institutions. This weekend I decided to do some investigating. Here I share […]

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The 10 Most Watched EmergingEdTech Videos of 2012

December 30, 2012

The EmergingEdTech YouTube Channel passed 100,000 views as subscribership doubled for this resource this year. In 2012, EmergingEdTech videos (there are now over 8o videos) were watched more than 56,000 times, and viewers spent over 35,000 minutes (that’s over 583 hours) watching them! Listing the most popular articles of the year is a common thing […]

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Teachem is a Great Free Tool for Delivering Flipped Classroom Video Content

November 11, 2012

By using Teachem to deliver instructional video content, you can free up classroom time for more personalized learning. Teachem is a free online web site that where you can easily turn YouTube videos into online classes that can be private or public. A variety of additional teaching and learning aids, such as Flash Cards and […]

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10 Recommended YouTube Edu-tainment Channels

March 14, 2012

These YouTube channels provide a wealth of entertaining educational content for use in or out of the classroom. Guest Post By Katie Brunson YouTube can be a great technological resource for teachers to use in the classroom. But with so many videos and channels, how can educators find quality content without watching hours of video? […]

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Reverse Instruction Tools And Techniques (Part 3) – Using Existing Web Based Educational Content

February 19, 2012

In the last two weeks, we’ve checked out ways to put content that you’ve already created online, and expanding on that content with screencasting tools, so you can give the ‘flipped classroom’ a try. This week we consider the vast array of engaging educational media available on the Internet, which can provide an easy way […]

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Top 5 EmergingEdTech Video Posts for 2011

December 28, 2011

The year’s most popular education technology video blog entries. The EmergingEdTech video channel was very successful in 2011, with subscribership growing steadily and total views now well over 40,000. Based on traffic volume since posting, and focusing on videos that are relatively “self contained” (as opposed to vlog entries which have limited content and are focused on encouraging […]

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A Dozen Great Free Online Video Lecture Sites

February 14, 2010

A collection of web sites with thousands of free video lectures and related course materials, including many offerings from major universities.  There are thousands of video-taped course lectures, and many other more complete course offerings, available for free on the Internet today. The quality and quantity of these offerings is growing and improving daily. How educators and students choose to leverage these types of resources […]

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New Web Site WatchKnow.org (1000’s of Free Educational Videos)

October 28, 2009

Site offers tens of thousands of “videos for kids to learn from.” WatchKnow is a recently launched web site that hosts educational videos. These videos have been “deeply and usefully categorized according to subject, education level, and placed in the order in which topics are typically taught” (quote from WatchKnow’s About page). All the videos on WatchKnow are […]

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10 internet technologies that educators should be informed about

April 19, 2009

There are so many different tools and technologies available on the internet today, and so many associated terms and concepts. As I think about topics to focus on here in the coming months, I want to make sure we’re touching on the most important ones. What are the most important internet technologies for educators to be aware of, and informed about? I’m sure many people would come up a slightly different list, but based on my observations and experiences, and feedback from faculty at my institution, I have selected the following technologies.

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