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    For Instructors

    If you are an instructor, please follow the instructions below to submit your videos.

    Step 1: Upload video

    • Go to https://vimeo.com/
    • If you do not already have a Vimeo account, create one by filling out the information on the home page and click "Join." Choose the Basic account. Vimeo will send a confirmation email to the address you provided. Click the link in the confirmation email to validate your account.
    • Once you have logged in to your Vimeo account, click the "Upload" tab at the top of the screen in the gray toolbar. Select the files you want to upload, then hit "Upload  Selected Videos."
    • Complete the "Basic" tab for each video you upload. Title the video with the student's name and type of speech. Tag the video as "Cengage Learning Speech Video." Click "Save Changes" at the bottom of the screen.
    • In the "Privacy" tab, make sure all settings are set to "Anyone" and "Anywhere." Under "What can people do with this video?", click "Download the video" and "Add to their collections." Hit "Save Changes" at the bottom of the screen.
    • It may take 24 hours for Vimeo to upload your video. Vimeo will email you when your video is uploaded.
    • Keep the URL and title of your video on hand to complete the entry form.


    Step 2: Submit entry form

    • Complete an entry form for each video you submit. The entry form can be found here. 
    • Provide the title and URL of the video as it appears on Vimeo.


    Step 3: Complete electronic release form and email outline

    • A link to the electronic release form is located at the bottom of the entry form. If you have already submitted the entry form, the electronic release can be found here.
    • Both the instructor and the students featured in the videos must sign an electronic release form. Instructors should forward the link to the waiver to their students.
    • Email outline to communicationarts@cengage.com