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Resources for Academics Guide: Video streaming for teaching

This guide has been created to assist academics to access electronic material and add these links to Learnline units

What is Video Streaming?

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Streaming video is designed to deliver audio and video presentations over the Internet as a continuous real-time stream.

What do the experts say?

"Its use in distance education seems to enhance the attention of students and assist in developing more effective instruction".

Mullins-Dove T, (2006), 'Streaming video and distance education', Distance Learning, vol .3 Issue 4, pp. 63-71.

"The use of video in teaching and learning is a common practice in education today. As learning online becomes more of a common practice in education, streaming video and audio will play a bigger role in delivering course materials to online learners".

Hartsell, T & Yuen, S, (2006), 'Video streaming in online learning', AACE Journal, vol. 14 Issue 1, pp. 31-43.

Video Streaming Provider

Kanopy is a video streaming provider accessible via CDU Library. Below are links to its website where lecturers can source streaming video content titles. Please contact your Liaison Librarian if you find a title you would like the library to purchase.

Kanopy Streaming Video


Media Players

Video streams can be viewed using media players such as Quicktime, Flash, Silverlight and Windows Media Player.

If you do not already have them installed they are available from the ITMS Software Center list in your Start-All Programs menu

Using Streaming Videos in Teaching and Learning

Tips and Troubleshooting

If your video does not open readily, try opening it in a different browser ie: Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, Mozilla Firefox

If you have trouble downloading the Media players via Software Centre call ITMS for assistance 89466600

How to Embed Videos in Learnline

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