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How to ‘Chop’ a YouTube video and embed it into PowerPoint

How to ‘Chop’ a YouTube video and embed it into PowerPoint
Posted on April 11, 2011 by davefoord Addition to this post made on 20/11/12 – if you are wanting to embed a cropped YouTube video into Moodle then visit YouTube is a wonderful source of videos that can be used very effectively within education, but quite often we only want to show a certain part of the video rather than the whole thing. There is now a free and very easy to use method for doing this called TubeChop, and the output from this can be embedded easily into PowerPoint. One of the great things with TubeChop is you don’t even have to create an account on it, so no passwords to remember (or forget!) Here is a screencast showing how easy this is to use. Here is an example of a Example Of TubeChop In PowerPoint. Although not shown in the screencast, TubeChop will also give you some embed code, so you can embed the chopped video into a blog, VLE or webpage. Like this: Like Loading... Related:  Create, How to...Video Tools

Teacher's Guide on The Use of Podcasting in Education What is a Podcast ? According to the New Oxford American Dictionary a podcast is a " digital recording of a radio broadcast or similar program, made available on the internet for downloading to a personal audio payer." in other words, it is a digital audio file that is created, shared and heard. Podcast can also be in the form of videos streamlined online, however, video podcast is known as vidcast or vodcast. Educational Uses of Podcasts Podcasts can be used for several educational purposes. 1- Recording for this you will need a microphone and an audio recording software like the ones mentioned below. 2- Test your Podcast Always make sure you listen to your podcasts and redo the parts that you dont like until you finally get the vesrion you want then move on to the next step 3- Publish your podcast You can use online platforms for publishing your podcasts. Tools to create your podcast Here are some of the softwares you might start with to create your podcasts . 1- Audacity 2- Garage Band

This Is How to Create Videos in Google Drive July 29, 2014 This week's tip for teachers is about creating videos in Google Drive. As you know, since the time Google made it possible to integrate third party apps into Google Drive, there appeared a wide variety of excellent applications that are deemed to enhance the overall performance of your Drive . One of the essential apps that I think every teacher should connect with Google Drive is called WeVideo. WeVideo allows you to easily create and share videos and short animations. Using WeVideo app with Google Drive will enable you to create videos right from your Drive.

How to Make Copies of Google Documents Shared With You As "View Only" Have you ever come across a Google Document or Google Presentation on the web that you wanted to have a copy of for yourself but discovered that it was shared as "view only?" Most of the Google Documents and Presentations that I share on this blog are marked "view only." Even if the document or presentation is marked "view only" you can still create a copy for yourself. Step 1: Step 2: Step 3:Applications for Education Sharing Google Documents and Presentations as "view only" is a good way to distribute directions for assignments or templates for completing assignments. Movenote Adventskalender 2013 - Thinglink Eftersom det börjar närma sig jul så börjar tankarna kring den digitala adventskalendern dyka upp, både i mitt huvud och diskussioner i FB-grupper. I år har jag tänkt att använda mig av online-sidan Thinglink I Thinglink kan man skapa interaktiva bilder genom att ladda upp en bild och sen lägga dit olika taggar på den med hänvisningar till olika webbsidor. T ex kan man länka till olika Youtubeklipp, en googlesite med en uppgift, bilder eller musik, så länge det finns en webblänk så fungerar det. Hur gör man då? Man går in på Thinglink.com och skapar där ett gratiskonto. När man gjort det kommer man till sin startsida där alla ens interaktiva bilder kommer att ligga, uppe i högra hörnet hittar man nu knappen "Create", tryck där! Nu är det dags att välja foto. Har du fixat en bild du gillar? Först väljer du högst upp vad din bild ska heta, det gör du i rutan över bilden. Nu är det dags att lägga till taggar, det gör du genom att klicka på bilden där du vill att taggen ska ligga.

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