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Streaming video options for faculty

Options for including streaming videos in online classes

Collection Descriptions

Main Page: ASP Videos

Includes the following collections:

  • American History in Video - 5,000+ titles. The collection allows students and researchers to analyze historical events, and their presentation over time, through commercial and governmental newsreels, archival footage, public affairs footage, and important documentaries.
  • Art and Architecture in Video - 500+ hours of documentaries and interviews illustrating the theory and practice of a variety of art forms.
  • Counseling and Therapy in Video, Volume I & II - 700+ hours of training videos, reenactments, and footage of actual therapy sessions conducted by renowned counselors, psychiatrists, psychologists, and social workers.  Various therapeutic methods, diagnoses, and cultural groups are featured. 
  • Education in Video - 1,300+ hours of teaching demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms
  • Ethnographic Video - 1100+ videos covering human behavior the world over. Essential for the study of anthropology, as well as the areas of politics, economics, history, psychology, environmental studies, religion, area studies, linguistics, and geography.
  • Filmakers Library Online - 1000+ documentaries on race and gender studies, human rights, globalization and global studies, multiculturalism, international relations, criminal justice, the environment, bioethics, health, political science and current events, psychology, arts, and literature. 
  • LGBT Studies in Video - 250+ videos on LGBT political, cultural, and social movements throughout the 20th Century and into the present day.
  • New World Cinema in Video - 200+ full-length feature films and 50 award winning short films from leading independent distributors such as Kino Lorber, First Run Features, Film Movement, MK2, and Global Lens
  • Nursing Education in Video -  300+ videos created specifically for the education and training of nurses, nursing assistants, and other healthcare workers.  
  • Theatre in Video - 250+ definitive performances of the world's leading plays, together with more than 100 film documentaries.
  • Video Journal of Counseling and Therapy -  a collection of the latest in research and best practice methods in the fields of counseling, mental health, and psychology
  • World History in Video - 600+ hours of critically-acclaimed documentaries that allow students and researchers to explore human history from the earliest civilizations to the late 20th Century, covering Africa and the Americas, Asia, Europe, the Middle East, and Oceania

Linking Videos in Webcourses

To embed an Alexander Street Press video:

  1. Go to the page or assignment you would like to embed it in.

  2. In the rich text editor, move your cursor to the position you would like the film to appear.

  3. Select the downward pointing grey arrow in the middle of the tool bar to access the “more external tools” menu.

  4. Select “Alexander Street Video” from the drop-down menu.

  5. Search for the film you would like to embed by keyword, or title.

  6. Select the “embed” button that corresponds to the size of player you would like to use.