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YouTubeEDU: even more to watch and learn


YouTubeEDU
launched yesterday!  Its directory already shows an impressive variety of universities contributing an impressive array of video learning content.

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Contributing member of the university video portal include UCLA, MIT, HarvardBusiness, Stanford, and PennState.

YouTube’s blog described the purpose of its new Educational Hub:

Using YouTube as a vehicle to democratize learning is one of the coolest, unintended outcomes of its existence. YouTube EDU is a volunteer project sparked by a group of employees who wanted to find a better way to collect and highlight all the great educational content being uploaded to YouTube by colleges and universities. We’ll feature some of these videos on the home page on Friday and elaborate further in a separate post on that day.

There’s some surprising stuff here, including Stanford’s Mobile Phone Orchestra:

YouTubeEDU joins some of my other favorite sources for free courseware and educational video:

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Joyce Valenza About Joyce Valenza

Joyce is the teacher-librarian at Springfield Township High School, a technology writer, and a blogger. Follow her on Twitter: @joycevalenza

Comments

  1. teacherninja says:

    Sounds awesome. Too bad it’s blocked in my district. Sigh.

  2. Barry says:

    Too bad our tech director doesn’t even know what “edu” stands for.

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