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United Streaming Professional Development
Welcome Welcome and thank you for coming! Today we will be learning several helpful ways to integrate United Streaming into your classroom.
Objectives In this course we will learn: –how to login. –how to search by keyword, subject, grade, curriculum standard. –how to review search results. –how to stream and download videos. –how the “My Content” feature can help organize your videos. –what programs United Streaming can be integrated into. –how to hyperlink a video in PPT. –how to embed a video in PPT.
Logging in Go to The first time, you will have to enter the Passcode (DC71-10E8) in the “NEW USER” section. Click the mouse and the orange box will move from the New User section to the “LOG IN” section. Set up a unique user name and password.
Search features In United Streaming you can search by –Keyword –Subject –Grade –Curriculum standards In the Advanced Search you can search for videos that are -editable -Closed Captioned -in Spanish
Search Results Full videos show up in the main results area. Other media types are listed on the left side of the screen Information shown –Title, run time, description, grade range, accompanying resources like Teacher’s Guides, Blackline Masters.
Streaming & Downloading Click on video title. To stream: –Press the play button –For full screen, press the icon under the blue play button To download (recommended): –Right click on the download icon (floppy disk) next to the segment or full title you want to download. –Select “Save Target As” –Save to a location you can find it. (folder on desktop recommended) United Streaming videos
My Content With this feature you can –Collect, organize, share and retrieve your favorite United Streaming content. To add a video: –Go to the video’s main page –Under the segment listing, click the blue ADD button next to “Add to My Content”. To access My Content: –Click on the My Content link near the top of the page
Integration Techniques United Streaming videos can be integrated into –PowerPoint –Inspiration –Google Earth –CPS lessons –SmartBoard lessons What ideas do you have on integrating videos into your lessons?
Hyperlinking a video in PPT 1. Download a video to a designated folder 2. Create a new PPT and save it to the same folder 3. Highlight the text/select the picture that you want to be the hyperlink 4. Go to Insert and then Hyperlink 5. Click “Browse for File”, click “Select” 6. Select the correct file and click OK 7. Test your hyperlink. Must be in “Slide Show” view to test the link. 8. Make sure to cite the video
Embedding a video in PPT Download video to a designated folder. Create a new PPT and save it to the same folder. Go to Insert, Movies & Sounds, Movie from File. Select the correct file, click OK. Decide if the video should play automatically. Test it out in Slide Show view. Make sure you cite the video!
Closing There are many ways to incorporate United Streaming into your lessons. Videos are an important component of your lessons because they reach visual as well as auditory learners. Kinesthetic learners may also benefit with added activities.