This material is a 5 minute YouTube clip that demonstrates how to add a video to a PowerPoint slide.
Type of Material:
This resource is a useful tool for professionals and students.
The technical requirements are the ability to use the internet and navigate through different applications (PowerPoint /web).
The learners may want to pause the video while they try out the steps in PowerPoint.
Identify Major Learning Goals:
How to add a video to a PowerPoint slide.
Target Student Population:
High School, College General Ed, College Lower Division, and Professionals.
Prerequisite Knowledge or Skills:
A basic knowledge of the internet, PowerPoint, and computer navigation.
The YouTube clip shows step-by-step details on the insertion of a YouTube video in a PowerPoint presentation. The instruction is very professional, clear, and concise.
Beginning PowerPoint users should be familiar with the technical terms used in the tutorial.
Because the videos are free on YouTube, learners must wait for the advertisement before viewing them.
Potential Effectiveness as a Teaching Tool
This excellent video is easy to follow and the steps in it are easy to practice. The Presenter’s voice is well modulated and clear. This is an effective step-by-step tutorial and a good resource for understanding how to insert a YouTube Video into a PowerPoint.The information is relevant and current. The author shows how to insert the video using an older form of PowerPoint as well as a current version of Microsoft PowerPoint.
Basic familiarity with PowerPoint.
Ease of Use for Both Students and Faculty
This excellent video is easy to follow, understand, and the information easy to practice.
There are a lot of video instructions on the web. Mr. Ford's
sessions are short, fun, and non intimidating. Anyone, from a
PowerPoint guru to a beginner should watch the videos. They
are succinct and perfect for a quick refresher or an introduction
to a particular challenge in PowerPoint (the same applies to
his other computer topics, including Office 2010-2013
tutorials).Mr. Ford does an excellent job in his videos! He is aware of his varied audience and clearly wants everyone to succeed. His screencasts (he has various topics from PowerPoint and Word to information security and digital audio production), offer wonderful "just in time performance" support for professionals and students.
Users should have a basic knowledge of Microsoft PowerPoint.
The videos are viewed best on a tablet, Chromebook, or laptop.
It is essential to have a fast internet connection.
Other Issues and Comments:
Well done! Excellent videos! Merlot visitors should check out and sign up for Mr. Ford's computer tips on Youtube.
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