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NBC Learn Higher Ed: Getting Started


Brief overview of NBC Learn Higher Ed:

  • Over 10,000 NBC News videos dating back to the 1920s
  • 400 mini-documentaries
  • 500 primary source documents, letters, and diaries provided through the Gilder-Lehrman Institute of American History
  • Content is aligned to 28 Higher Education courses and can be searched by topic, keyword or date
  • Current events are added to the collections on a daily basis (Monday-Friday)

Faculty Use in Canvas or the Classroom

  • Show opposing viewpoints on a controversial issue.
  • Explore how societal perspectives on specific issues have changed over time.
  • Watch interviews with prominent cultural figures.
  • View media coverage of current or historical events and assess perceptions of bias, perspective or influence in mainstream media content.

About NBC Learn

Video Tour

Index of sections:

  1. Content (Start time: 2:06)
  2. Search & Browse (Start time: 4:38)
  3. Cue Card (Start time: 5:47)
  4. Download Videos (Start time: 8:02)
  5. K-12 State Standards (Start time: 9:43)
  6. Playlists (Start time: 11:11)
  7. Sharing (Start time: 12:21)
  8. Wrap up

Contact Information

Lisa Presley
University Libraries
Library Teaching and Learning Department


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