Once you have completed your Office Mix, it is easy to upload to the Microsoft cloud and store them in your Microsoft Office Mix account. Once your mix is completed, you will have the ability to adjust the settings, as well as leave a description, tags, and more. Your uploads will be stored in your Office Mix account and can easily be edited or shared with students.
- [Voiceover] Once you have your flipped lesson created using Office Mix you're ready to upload and share it. Now here's our flipped lesson. We have some video, we have audio, we narrated over some of the slides, we've included simulations and websites, so we have a lot going on here. Now you may wanna preview it before you upload it, and if so, make sure you're on the Mix tab in the middle is a tab for Preview. If I click here it brings it up full screen and I can navigate through it to see if it looks the way I want it to.
I'll Escape out of this, and I'm ready to upload it. So at the top, next to Preview, I'm going to click on Upload to Office Mix. When I click here a window appears on the right hand side and I'm just going to click on Next. They're going to have us log into our account and this is an important step, because once you create your mixes they will be uploaded to your Office Mix account and you'll be able to access them, edit them, and share them. So I'm going to sign in with my Microsoft account.
And then they give us a couple options. First, are you uploading a new mix or updating an existing one? In this case, we're uploading a new mix. I'll keep that checked. And then you have to decide whether you wanna enable playback on mobile devices. So you can create a video so that the viewers can watch this offline or on a mobile device. Now they won't have the same interactivity or the same functionality that it has as a Office Mix, however you can do this, because a lot of students do watch it on mobile devices as they grow in popularity.
In this case I'm not going to check that. Notice that if you do it will take longer to download. Here I'm ready, so I'm going to click Next. And it's starting to upload and process it. Now the time that this will take depends on what you have inside of your flipped lesson. If you have a lot of audio, lot of video, lot of images, it's going to take a little bit longer, but it is a pretty quick process. Okay, so we've timelapsed this a bit. It took a couple minutes to upload, but not too bad. Now I'm ready to see my mix.
So here I'll click on the button that says Show me my mix and it's going to bring me to my Office Mix page. Now voila, here it is. This is a video that we just created. Here is the Title, we can change that if we want, we can add a Description, I'm going to paste in one that I've already typed out, you can enter it into a Category, you can give it Tags. I'm gonna tag this as communication. And then on the bottom is one of the most important settings, and this is the Permission & Sharing.
If I move this all the way to the left it's Private and only you will be able to view it. If I move it to the next notch it's Limited. Now Limited means that anyone with the link can watch it, but they have to sign in to an Office Mix account or to their Microsoft account. This is a great option, I think, because it allows you to see who is watching it and how much of it they watched. You could also move this to Unlisted, which is very similar to Limited, in which anyone with the link can view it, however they don't have to log in.
You'll still have analytics and be able to see how many people watched it and for how long, but you won't be able to tell who the specific people are. Another option is to move it all the way to the right, in which then it's Public. Everyone can search for and view your mix. And it may actually appear in the Gallery. Now I'm going to move this back to Limited where I would like it. And then at the bottom there's a couple other choices. We can let others modify and share it under Creative Commons. In this case I'm going to keep that unchecked. And then we can allow comments, and here I'll keep that checked.
Next we can Email it if we wanna email the flipped class that we just created, we can Share and Embed it. The thing with sharing and embedding however is it's very specific to your settings. If I click Share or Embed it's gonna tell us that we need to have it in either Unlisted or Public in order to do that. So the way that I'm going to share mine is by copying this URL right here and then sending it to students via email or posting it on a social media site or posting it on a website.
You also have options for Closed Captioning, you can Download the Video, and more. Now it's very important to Save your settings when you're done, so this isn't automatically saving. If I were to leave right now I'd lose my Description and the other stuff that I changed. So I'll click Save and now it's the way that I'd like. So it says Successfully Updated. Here I can watch my flipped class. And let's take a look at what it looks like from the student perspective. So here's my flipped class. At the bottom I can press play. (upbeat music) And we'll get the flipped class that we just created.
Now students can move backwards a slide if they'd like, they can move forward, they can even click on Table of Contents and access any slide within the presentation. So if they wanted to go back over and see one again or maybe they left off somewhere and they wanna continue on say Slide seven, they could click and start there. I'll click on Table of Contents. And then on the right hand side it shows us how long it is, and we can also adjust the Volume and the playback Speed. So in other words, if I wanted to listen to it a little bit faster I could crank this up, if I wanted to listen to it slower I could crank that down.
We can also go full screen if we'd like. So I'm going to go back and this will bring us back to that Communications Skills flipped lesson. One last thing is let's take a look at this URL. If I copy it and then sign out of my account, so I'm not going to be signed in, and let's say that a student has this URL. They enter it in, it will first have them log in. Remember, we put it at the Limited setting, which says that students will have to log in before they can watch it.
This wouldn't be the case if we would have set it as Unlisted or Public. So here they'll have to sign in and once they do they'll be able to watch that video. Next, let's take a look at how you can access and manage all of the mixes that you create.
- Downloading and accessing Office Mix
- Recording and editing presentations with Office Mix
- Adding screenshots, links, audio, video, apps, and quizzes
- Uploading and sharing mixes
- Tracking student progress through a mix