December 8, 2021 @ 3pm PST (GMT-8)

YouTube is the second most visited website in the world. With 22+ billion views monthly, it dwarfs Wikipedia, Facebook, and Twitter.

Used to Canvas and Zoom? Maybe it’s time to launch a channel…

In this 75-minute live webinar, two experienced YouTube professors will shed light on:

  • If YouTube is the right platform for you
  • How to optimize your channel for teaching, mentorship, research & outreach
  • How to create an online course on YouTube
  • How to plan, script, shoot, edit & post videos
  • How long your videos should be
  • What types of gear and software you might need
  • How to attract and interact with YouTube viewers and students
  • How to integrate your YouTube channel with a website
  • How YouTube differs from platforms like Vimeo, Canvas, edX, or Thinkific
  • How to manage privacy, copyright, and intellectual property concerns
  • Potential career benefits or opportunity costs
  • The time, money, and effort it will all take

About the Instructors

Tom Mullaney is Professor of History at Stanford University, Kluge Chair in Technology and Society at the Library of Congress, and a Guggenheim Fellow. He also runs the the First Gen Professor YouTube Channel.

Christopher Rea is Professor of Asian Studies and former Director of the Centre for Chinese Research at the University of British Columbia. He runs the Modern Chinese Cultural Studies YouTube Channel.