NBC Learn

What is NBC Learn? 

NBC News, is dedicated to making historic stories, images and primary source documents available on-demand to teachers and students.  NBC Learn has already digitized more than 12,000 stories from the NBC News archives — one of the largest news archives in the world, dating back to the 1920s. In addition, collections are updated with current events every day, Monday through Friday, with stories from such celebrated programs as NBC Nightly News, the TODAY show, Meet the Press, Dateline NBC, as well as the networks of MSNBC, CNBC, and Telemundo.

1. View this brochure or Fast Facts on the Collections

2. Take the NBC LEARN video tour (15 mins)  http://www.nbclearn.com/tour (explores content, the cue card player, how to download videos for non-internet playback)

Check out the NBC Learn monthly newsletter for great ideas!

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Access NBC Learn:
There are two ways to access the NBC Learn Videos:
1. Via Blackboard.  
2. Directly from the NBC Learn web site.
Via Blackboard:  

Faculty: To access the NBC Learn videos from within Blackboard, simply go to any content area within your course, click Build Content, MashUps, and select NBC Learn Content. You will be prompted to search for a video, and then embed it directly into your course. Only faculty can set up videos within Blackboard. 

You can also access the video content and your playlist via the Tools area of your course.  However, you will still need to embed the videos you want students to view.

Direct Access via the NBC Learn Website:  
Faculty and students can also log on directly to the NBC Learn web site to view videos. If you register at this site you will be able to create your own playlists and share them with others. If you would like direct access, you must access (and register) the NBC Learn web site from a campus computer; after you register, you may search for or access your videos from any computer, on or off campus. You can access NBC LEARN at: http://highered.nbclearn.com

Play NBC Learn Videos Off-Line:

You can download NBC Learn videos and save them on your computer/laptop.  Bring your laptop to class to play them without an internet connection.  

1. Search for the NBC Learn videos you need (via Bb or directly)

2. From with the Cue Card (the player), select Download  

3.  Install the Cue Card Player software to your computer.  You must install this or you will not be able to play the videos you download.

 If you would like to embed the videos into PowerPointfollow these instructions, or view this video tutorial.