Tag Archives: video

The Bayeux Tapestry Animated- History in Motion

I recently came across this YouTube video that animated the actual Bayeux Tapestry. The Bayeux Tapestry depicts the Norman Conquest of England in 1066. It’s a very pivotal point in England’s history. The Bayeux Tapestry currently resides in France. To learn about the Norman Conquest of England and to see the tapestry animated, watch the embedded YouTube video below:

 

 

Video Presentation on How To Learn an Language for Free Online- By FreeLanguage.org

I recently came across this great video demonstrating how to get started with learning language for free online. The video was produced by FreeLanguage.org and this video is the first in this series. They highlight what sites are good to learn languages for free and other free tools that will help you on your journey. You can watch the first video in this series below (or you can visit their YouTube account page at http://www.youtube.com/user/freelanguageorg

 

 

MIT Lecture Browser

 

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The MIT Lecture Browser lets you search for video lectures by using text keywords and/or categories like you would when you search for something in a search engine (like Google). It will then find any video with that word in it or in that catagory, and show you the transcript of the lectures and where those keywords are in the lecture. Also in the transcript,  there are buttons you can click on that will prompt your browser to play the video part of that lecture for that keyword. You will need RealPlayer video for your web browser to view the lecture videos. To search for videos or learn more click on the link below:

 

http://web.sls.csail.mit.edu/lectures/

SnagFilms: Watch Documentaries Online for Free

snagfilms_logo.pngSnagfilms is  a site where you can watch documentaries for free. If you like watching the film and would like to own it, there is a button you can press and it will take you to a website to purchase the film. You can also leave comments (like YouTube) about the film. You can share (or snag) the film in many ways through many services (Facebook, link in email, or even embed it into your site or blog). The one downside is that each film has a commercial in the beginning. To learn more about SnagFilms, click on the link below:

http://www.snagfilms.com/

SnagFilms: Watch Documentaries Online for Free

snagfilms_logo.pngSnagfilms is  a site where you can watch documentaries for free. If you like watching the film and would like to own it, there is a button you can press and it will take you to a website to purchase the film. You can also leave comments (like YouTube) about the film. You can share (or snag) the film in many ways through many services (Facebook, link in email, or even embed it into your site or blog). The one downside is that each film has a commercial in the beginning. To learn more about SnagFilms, click on the link below:

http://www.snagfilms.com/