Vice Chancellor for Academic Affairs

YouTube - Uploading Videos (Basics)

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Why YouTube?

We highly recommend that you utilize YouTube to present your recorded lessons.

YouTube has the following advantages.

  • Easy to use
  • Accessible on most devices
  • Auto captioning
  • Auto resolution scaling to the end user's device (Desktop, tablet, and mobile devices)
  • Does not require specialized video codecs or software

Activating YouTube on your UH Hilo account

If you have not already done so, you MUST activate UH Consumer Apps to enable YouTube on your UH account. Link: UH Google Activation

Uploading and Creating Playlists

YouTube Walkthrough (Google Doc)
Updated 3/27/2020

Updated 3/23/2020

Editing and Correcting Captions

Using YouTube Classic Caption Editor
Updated 3/23/2020