SAFARI MONTAGE TUTORIAL Logging In Visit the school home page and click on the eBoard link. At the top of the page, you will see the SAFARI button. When you open SAFARI, you must select a school. Select either K-5 Content or 6-12 Content depending on which building you are in. If you don’t know your log in, contact Susan Wilson at firstname.lastname@example.org or extension 7080. Preferences—Customize your user settings Once you are logged into SAFARI Montage, you can customize your personal user settings. Click the PREFERENCES TAB on the top right. Some changes you may want to make include: SAFARI can play video in a variety of formats. You can select your playback format and click UPDATE My search and browse settings—set this to your desired grade level(s) and subjects Click UPDATE to accept any changes Personal Dashboard Easy access to your most recent activity and news from your administrator On the left is the video window; the right is divided into collapsible panels to view content The school playlist tabs shows playlists shared District wide. Check this often for new content. My recent videos are those that are played most recently. No need to perform a new search if you have already used a clip! Searching—Locate video programs and clips that meet you needs One of the most helpful and powerful features is the search engine. There are several ways to perform a search. Quick or Basic Search: Keyword into the box on the top of every screen. You will see your results on the right side of the screen. Narrower Search: Select SEARCH from the top navigation bar and select the criteria for your search Search Results--Understanding and using the results of your search All results will appear on the right side of screen, sorted in order of relevance by default. You can change it to other options using the drop down (title, grade level, and publisher) Programs in SAFARI are divided into chapters and key concepts Click the program’s title to see the key concepts and the chapters Click the green play button and preview the video clip. You can also view it full screen at any time Search Subjects—Search for video based on pre-selected subject headings. Click the SUBJECTS button on the navigation bar. Titles are organized by subject matter. Subject headings are carefully chosen by a team of educators. Blue arrow icons indicate that there are more video clips on that subject area. o Click the blue arrow to display additional titles via a submenu. o As each submenu opens, you are narrowing your search. A green circle indicates that the heading contains media titles. o Using this method gives you a highly targeted set of results. Playlists—Creating and editing playlists Click the playlists button on the navigation bar On the left side—see button NEW PLAYLISTS Enter basic info o Title/subject/grade level o Indicate which users can use the playlist o Note: Page can be edited at any time Click SAVE You can create multiple playlists, but only one can be active at time; this is designated as the ACTIVE PLAYLIST Adding Content—Adding video clips you choose to your existing playlist Notice the ACTIVE PLAYLIST designation. It will appear on all SAFARI Montage pages. Simply return to your playlist to decide which list is your active playlist. On the play list page, you can copy, share, edit, or delete titles to your play list. Bookmarking—Creating custom start and end points for your video clips When you select a clip, you will see the BOOKMARK VIDEO SEGMENT area directly below the play window. It will include a START POINT and an END POINT. When you have tailored the clip to your exact specification, click on the SAVE TO PLAYLIST button on the bottom just below START POINT.
Pages to are hidden for
"SAFARI MONTAGE TUTORIAL"Please download to view full document