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Clay Library: Streaming Services

Middle School and Upper School Library at FCDS

Swank

 

FCDS Direct Portal Link for Teacher Search: https://digitalcampus.swankmp.net/FCDS373991

Directions for Assigning and Requesting Movies: https://www.swank.com/k-12-streaming/resources-landing-page/  

 

1. What titles are available from Digital Campus?

"Swank Motion Pictures is the nontheatrical distributor for the majority of the major Hollywood studios as well as many independent, foreign, art house, and documentary offerings. We currently hold thousands of titles in our library." Search available titles through our FCDS portal.  Teachers should login with the credentials sent through email. 

2. How do I get access to movie titles that aren't on the list of currently available films?

You can search Swank's website to see what titles they offer. If you see a title there you would like us to consider adding to our collection, please choose Request next to the film title.  It takes 24-48 hours for a request to go through.

3. Is closed captioning available?

Yes, closed captioning is available for most films.

4. Can I use one of the currently activated films in the Digital Campus portal if I did not request it?

Yes, faculty can use any currently activated film in their class.

5. How do students access the films?

You will provide them with the direct link to the film (available after the film has been licensed) in either OnCampus or Google Classroom. Students will need to use the student username and password available in OnCampus - Groups - Library. 

6. Will students need any special software to view the film?

No, if using Chrome browser.  If using IE, Firefox, or Safari, you will need to download Google's Widevine Video Optimizer plugin which should automatically try to install.

7. Can I watch films on my mobile device?

Yes, there is a Swank app for Apple and Android devices.

8. Can I use a Swank film in a campus wide screening? 

No. Films may be shown in class or assigned to enrolled students to view outside of class. The films do not have public performance rights. If you are interested in a campus wide screening of a film carried by Swank/Movie Licensing, please contact the library for further details.  Average cost for public performance rights is about $300 per screening.

DE Experience

 

Discovery Education Experience is a simple-to-use K-12 learning platform that combines dynamic curated curriculum resources with on-demand teaching strategies, personalized for your needs as an educator. This collection of real-world educational content brings excitement and relevancy to the topics you teach, so all students have opportunities to unlock their true potential.

Classroom Video on Demand (CVoD)

Direct URL: https://cvod.infobase.com/p_Login.aspx?loggedOut=1&rUrl=%2fnd_Home.aspx

CVoD  is a state-of-the-art streaming video platform that makes it possible to incorporate outstanding educational programs from Facts On File and Films Media Group into your classroom instruction.

How to add to Google Classroom