From CSUC tech dept (Oct. 2009)--
Discovery Education (formally United Streaming) is Better than Ever!:
still has an active subscription to the Discovery Education (DE) that
is available to all school sites. The district has upgraded internet
connectivity to all school sites for internet access allowing better
than ever access to these valuable teaching resources. The new website
address is http://www.discoveryeducation.com/
If you do not have your password, there is an option at the website to
reset your password. If you experience video playback performance issues
you have the ability to download the video directly to the computer.
Following are the instructions for downloading videos.
Play & download videos and video segments:
Education offers users the ability to play and download full videos and
video segments. Full videos are divided into "segments" so that
educators can show the part that best relates to their teaching
objective or lesson.
Playing a video or video segment:
can view a video or video segment "live" or stream in "real-time" by
clicking on the Play Play.jpg button. The quality of the video streaming
experience will depend on many factors including the speed of your
Internet connection and the number of people at your school who are
online while you are streaming video content.
Downloading a video or video segment:
you download a video or video segment, you save a copy of the file on
your computer or local network for future access. To download a video or
video segment, right-click on the download icon (or Ctrl + click if
using a Mac) and choose "Save Target As..."
videos are available with closed captioning (Windows Media Player
only). To activate closed captioning, click on the Closed Captioning
icon next to the Download icon at the bottom of each individual box for
a segment or video. To download videos with closed captioning
first download the video following the above instructions. Next click
on the closed captioning icon next to the video to download the closed
captioned file. This file must reside in the same directory as the video
and the filename (before the .smi extension) must be identical to the
video filename. Happy Browsing!