How to Use Clip Comparisons

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ClassHook’s Clip Comparisons allow students to watch multiple clips about a topic to show different perspectives, angles, views, etc. Using our extensive media library to make clip comparisons, you can quickly and easily:

  • Open up classroom discussions to analyze the pros and cons of each clip.
  • Compare/Contrast the settings. (What video does or does not include that lacks from the other, etc.)
  • Analyze the videos to understand the biases present in each.

And much more.

Clip comparisons streamline the process of performing comparisons with videos, making it easy to view the clips in succession rather than opening different tabs, windows, and presentation slides.

Video Tutorial

Step 1: Visit My Clip Comparisons

Log into your ClassHook account, and on the homepage, click on Clip Comparisons or go to My Clips > Clip Comparisons in the upper navigation. Or click here.

Step 2: Create New Clip Comparisons.

Click +Add Comparison to create new Clip Comparisons. 

From there, you can name the Clip Comparisons, set the privacy settings to public or private viewing, and enter a lesson objective. Public view settings allow playlists of Clip Comparisons to be searchable by other ClassHook users and adds to the collective knowledge and resources.

Step 3: Add Clips for Comparison

After submitting your settings, you can then add up to three clips for comparison. There is also the option to add discussion question(s).

You can select clips from Playlists, Personal Clips, or you can search ClassHook’s extensive media library.

ClassHook’s media library’s search engine allows you to filter search results by Grade Level, Clip Length, Decade, and Profanity.

  • Grade Level: K – College
  • Clip Length: <1:00 – 6:00 minutes.
  • Decade: 1920s – Current

Step 4: Save Clip Comparison

Once you are content with you’re choice of clips and discussion questions, click Save Changes.

Congrats! Your clip comparison is saved and ready for the classroom!

Step 5: Use Clip Comparisons

After you’ve saved your clip comparison, return to Clip Comparisons, where you will find it set as a new playlist that can either be opened by clicking the title or edited or removed below Actions.

Conclusion: You’re ready to go!

As we’ve just seen, clip comparisons are a convenient way to assess your students, check for understanding, and engage the entire class in a discussion. With clip comparisons, you can involve even the more hesitant students in the lesson with a low-risk participation option. We’re excited to see how you use clip comparisons and the playlists you’ll make!

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