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Fliggo: Build a YouTube-like site for your class

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FliggoTired of all the “junk” on YouTube?… Ever wish you could create cleaner version for your class? Now you can…

Launched in late 2008, Fliggo lets anybody create their own video sharing websites in just a few steps. Check out a list of the available features:

  • Let others upload videos to your site
    Expand your site by allowing anybody, or just yours friends and family, to upload to your site. Build a community around your interest.
  • Customize the look & feel of your site
    Choose from one of our designs or choose your own colors. Add a background image or upload a logo and really make your site unique.
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YouTube EDU: Educational Videos from Colleges and Universities

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YouTube EDUNot more than a few days after Academic Earth launched their collection of online lecture videos, streaming video giant YouTube announced their new educational hub EDU.

According to the YouTube blog, EDU is a “volunteer project sparked by a group of employees who wanted to find a better way to collect and highlight all the great educational content being uploaded to YouTube by colleges and universities”.

In comparing the two, Academic Earth appears to have the more intuitive interface, but YouTube EDU has a wider range of video content.

Academic Earth: Video of Lectures from the World’s Top Scholars

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Academic Earth LogoCreated with the “goal of giving everyone on earth access to a world class education”, Academic Earth, coined the Hulu for academic lectures (instead of TV shows and movies), is an online video website that streams lectures from the country’s top universities (Berkeley, Harvard, MIT, Princeton, Stanford, and Yale).

Search by subject, university or instructor and view one of more than 60 full courses and 2300+ lectures, all through a user-friendly interface. You have the option to embed the videos in your blog or download them to take with you on your iPod/iPhone. And its all FREE!

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