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EduVision

EduVision is an application that gives your school / school district their own video portal without advertisements. EduVision allows multiple levels of administration so that you can allow classroom teachers to post videos to their own channel or even their grade level / content area so that videos are very well organized. This is a great service to post student produced video projects.

The EduVision portal was designed to be implemented into your schools' CMS4Schools web presence simply by adding a new page to your current site. Via an iframe the entire video portal is delivered through your own video portal page. Additionally, individual video titles can also be embedded on your web pages via copy and paste embed codes that can be accessed by advanced contributors, the channel manager or site administrator.

We recommend signing up for a 30-day Free Trial of EduVision.  If you enjoy EduVision, please find out more about your exclusive EduVision pricing for CMS4Schools customers.

This Help Doc will focus on uploading video and adding it to a webpage within CMS4Schools.

 

Logging into your EduVision Portal

Logging into your EduVision Portal

Once you've obtained the URL to your school's EduVision portal, log into your account by clicking on the Login button in the top right corner of the screen.

Enter your credentials

Enter your credentials

Enter your User Name and Password and click Login.

A display similar to the one below appears.

Upload Video

Upload Video

Depending on your user type, you will see several links near the top right.  To upload video:

Click on Admin / Video Management / Upload Video

  1. If your district has more than one channel, select the channel this video should be uploaded to by checking the appropriate box.
  2. Enter a Video Title and Video Description.  Unpublished Keywords maybe entered providing more search options.
  3. Browse to the video file to be uploaded, noting supported formats listed and size limits.
  4. Uploading a Thumbnail is optional.  If one is not uploaded, the system captures a screen 18 seconds from the beginning of the video for the display.
  5. Select Large Image for Embedded Player(s) is optional as well.
  6. Click Save / Upload Changes

Depending on the size of the video files and the upload speed of your connection, the upload will take several minutes.

Successful Upload Screen

Successful Upload Screen

After uploading is successful, a screen similar to the one above will display.

Click on the red outlined link to obtain the embed code to be added to your webpage.

The screen similar to the one below will display.

Choosing Video Dimension and Ratio and Obtaining Embed Code

Choosing Video Dimension and Ratio and Obtaining Embed Code

While EduVision offers several options to embed video, this tutorial will only address the embedded video player option.

Choose dimensions and ratios.

Recommended dimensions:  640x480 - fits full screen w/o right side bar

                                                      480x360 - fits full screen with right side bar

Click Generate Code

The code will appear in the box.

Click Copy the Code.  This simply highlights the code.

Either right click / copy or Ctrl-C to actually copy the code to the clipboard.

Adding the Code / Video to a Webpage

Adding the Code / Video to a Webpage

Add an Embed Audio/Video Tool tool to a webpage.

Paste the Code into the area provided.

Click Submit.

Not Yet Approved Video Message

Not Yet Approved Video Message

If the video has not been approved yet, you will see a message indicating this is so.

Once the site administrator or channel manager approves the video, it will display correctly.

Approved Video on a Webpage

Approved Video on a Webpage

The video displays with the triangle indicating it is ready to play.

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