Mediathreadis a collaborative, open-source, multimedia analysis environment where faculty and students can collect videos and images from collections across the web (Youtube, Vimeo, Flickr, ArtStor, Library of Congress, Metropolitan Museum of Art, etc.); create clips and annotate segments of videos and images to a personal collection; compose “multimedia essays” and participate in discussions in which work can be embedded into course materials; and collaborate with others on all work flows described above.

UNICON Participants: Please use the username and password emailed to you to access the UNICON Riding the Wave - Next Generation Learning sandbox in Mediathread. Access Mediathread from an updated Firefox, Chrome, Safari or Internet Explorer (8 or higher) browser at

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Contact us at with questions or comments about the tool or to request additional credentials for the tool. Follow us @cumediathread.

A rubric for using Mediathread is available here.