EdTech: Ensemble Video
Of all the various content mediums out there, video is growing the fastest. It is no coincidence, then, that video’s adoption in the classroom is taking off as well. YouTube is a great platform, but is was not built for education purposes. However, while we were at ISTE, we came across a video platform that was built for education: Ensemble Video. The platform, according to the team at the Ensemble Video booth at ISTE, is almost like a private YouTube:
What’s more, there are a ton of added features that make Ensemble Video a great option for education:
Ensemble Video offers a robust feature-set with flexible management options and an easy-to-use publishing/sharing system that supports centralized and distributed Web-based publishing. Ensemble can easily integrate with a wide range of third-party video and Web technologies, and is designed for users within an organization to each manage their own video libraries. Ensemble Video’s deployment options are designed to be flexible enough to meet the needs of a small group of users or an entire organization.
Ensemble Video users can easily publish to learning management systems, HTML pages, blogs, portals and other content management systems. Lastly, you can easily integrate Ensemble Video with a wide range of third-party video and Web technologies.1
During ISTE, we had a chance to speak with the Ensemble Video team. We learned a bit more about the platform, as well as some of the popular features: