Video platforms

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More than 1500 educational professionals, staff, and students from around the world
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More than 1500 educational professionals, staff, and students from around the world.



The majority of institutions are using publicly-available sites such as YouTube or Vimeo to host at least part of their video. Such sites are easy, familiar, convenient, and free, On the other hand, they pose a number of concerns regarding security, privacy, accessibility, control, and branding. So it’s unsurprising that many of them use additional methods—only 17% rely on these sites alone.

Choosing a video platform that is integrated into the school’s Learning Management System (LMS) is popular, with over half of respondents choosing this option. More than a third like to use the video tools built into their LMS, but only 12% try to make do with just those tools.

Slightly over a third have their own standalone video portal.

The biggest takeaway is that most schools are choosing hybrid approaches, using multiple ways to manage their video content.