YouTube is a site where you can view, host and share videos. If you want to use a video, you can either link to it on the YouTube site or embed it into a web page or blog. It is therefore a useful resource of user-generated video content.
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Comments from some of those that selected YouTube as one of their Top 10 Tools
- “great instructional videos on how to use blogs, etc.; plus lots of fun things to use to start classes and gain student attention” Sarah Davis
- “You can learn almost anything on YouTube”. Henrique Rabello
- “there are so many treasures waiting to be found ” Jochen Robes
- “YouTube does for video what SlideShare does for presentations. There are excellent video clips online with enhance classes and training, and I love the ability to embed videos into blogs, wikis, or learning management systems” Britt Wattwood
- “The ability to quickly create a small learning piece and then distribute it to thousands of people instantaneously is great for quick pieces of instruction. I embed YouTube and TeacherTube videos into wikis and blogs all the time.” Karl Kapp
A Practical Guide to the Top 100 Tools for Learning
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