Channels and channel playlists are where your videos are made public. Channels also control the privacy settings for your videos. If you are new to SchoolTube first learn about how to create and edit your channel. Then learn how to upload videos (next tutorial below). Channel playlists are sequences of videos within a channel. A channel playlist can be shared independent of the channel.
There are 3 options for editing a video thumbnail. Creating a proper thumbnail helps encourage video viewing. Learn how to edit a video thumbnail by watching this tutorial.
YouTube videos can be played through SchoolTube. In doing so, the video is not downloaded from YouTube, but played through an YouTube API within SchoolTube. Learn how to set up YouTube play-through by watching this video.
From the SchoolTube home page, click on Guest, then enter your User Name and password. Be sure to enter your User Name and not your email, if they are different.
Learn how to upload videos under a teacher or moderator account.
The banner or header image of your channel can be a custom image or default to the thumbnail of a video or playlist within your channel. Learn how to customize the banner image of your channel by watching this short video.
Add a Quiz, Comments, or Hot Spots to a Video
Create video quiz by adding adding yes/no, true/false, or multiple choice questions to a video. Or, add comments or attention-getting hot spots to a video to help with understanding and communications. Learn how the SchoolTube quiz engine works with this tutorial video.
Independent vs Channel Playlists
There are two types of playlists on SchoolTube: independent vs channel. An independent playlist can shared by embedding into a web page. A channel playlist is used to organize videos under a channel. Learn the difference and how to create independent or channel playlists by watching this video.
When a video is no longer needed, please delete it. Learn how to delete your videos on SchoolTube by watching this video.
Learn how to add, reorder and delete videos under a playlist by watching this video.
The most useful tool on SchoolTube is Capture, which allows you to create great-looking videos right from your device and save them directly in your channel.
SchoolTube Capture & Express capture allows you to create great-looking videos right from your device and save them to your channel. One-stop video production.
Increase the utility of your channel, by learning how to add students or staff as contributors or members your channel. As members, you can track their video viewership under your channel analytics.
Share additional information with your videos by learning how to add downloadable attachments such as PDF's, PowerPoint presentations, Word Doc, and other file formats.
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