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How to Create an Animated Presentation

How to Create an Animated Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A quick step-by-step tutorial on how to make an animated presentation right in your browser with Visme.
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Animations in your presentation, if used in moderation, help to capture the attention of your audience and make presentations more lively.

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@LearningWheel's curator insight, April 1, 2016 7:27 AM

Animations in your presentation, if used in moderation, help to capture the attention of your audience and make presentations more lively.

Fernando de la Cruz Naranjo Grisales's curator insight, April 2, 2016 7:31 AM

Animations in your presentation, if used in moderation, help to capture the attention of your audience and make presentations more lively.

Q Nguyen's curator insight, April 3, 2016 7:36 AM

Animations in your presentation, if used in moderation, help to capture the attention of your audience and make presentations more lively.

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Biteable Free Video Maker Software

Biteable Free Video Maker Software | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
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A perfect tool for students to make animated presentations for free. You can add text, images, music to the template and the video will be made for you.

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GwynethJones's curator insight, October 10, 2015 1:24 PM

Confession: I'm really BAD at iMovie! I used to be OK, but then it changed. My kiddos are AWESOME! So they do it for me! [hangs head in shame] My DAD is Awesome at it, too! I just don't have the patience! It takes SOooooo long!


1 min of iMovie = 1 hour of Editing -- or MORE!

Is this the answer?

jp Marcheix's curator insight, November 2, 2015 6:26 AM

Un nouvel outil pour du videotelling...

véronique valentino's curator insight, November 11, 2015 6:03 AM

Un autre outil (URL vérifiée sur VirrusTotal), pour créer des vidéos gratuitement.

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How to Make a Cartoon of Yourself in PowerPoint

My newest tutorial video about ways to make a cartoon of yourself in PowerPoint, including using CrazyTalk Animator, which is a separate software you can get...
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Teresa Torné's curator insight, January 26, 2015 4:44 PM

Afegeix el teu visió ...

David Swaddle's curator insight, January 28, 2015 11:01 PM

CrazyTalk is so much fun! Here's a quick demo of what it can do.

Venkatesh Iyer (venkyiyer.com)'s curator insight, January 30, 2015 10:31 PM

Can you authors think of ways you can use this?

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Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation

Free Animated Backgrounds That Move For PowerPoint Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Having a nice design slide for a presentation is one thing that so many presenters want to have. Adding the page with unique element such as moving image, transition, is a good idea.

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The article lists 24 different animation elements that can be used in PowerPoint presentations. Free download.

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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, July 12, 2014 1:23 PM

Bewegend beeld wordt steeds belangrijker

Michael MacNeil's curator insight, July 12, 2014 2:24 PM

Doesn't hurt to keep animated.

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, July 14, 2014 8:10 AM

Something to put in your presentation tool box.  

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How to Create Motion Paths in PowerPoint

You likely already know how to animate individual objects in PowerPoint, but how about customizing the animations so the objects move exactly like you want? ...
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An awesome video tutorial about working with animation tools and creating motion paths in PowerPoint - for those who have never tried going beyond a static slide. The explanations are clear and easy to understand, so use those 13 minutes to learn a higher level skill in working with PowerPoint.

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Plotagon - Movie-making for everyone

Plotagon - Movie-making for everyone | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Plotagon is a tool that lets anyone create an animated movie directly from a written screenplay. Write your story, choose actors, environments and music. Press play and your movie is done. It's that simple.

Plotagon is completely free! It is in a beta stage, but you can start using it right now. No ads, no crap.

>Plotagon application for Mac or PC (system requirements).

>Comes with 5 characters and 6 environments.

>Export your movies and share them with the world.

>Expand with characters and environments from the built-in store.

Baiba Svenca's insight:

A cool new software for creating animations based on your script. Students may like it!

Many thanks for the suggestion to Alfredo Corell.

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Alison Rostetter's curator insight, December 30, 2013 1:18 PM

It needs downloading - obviously - and I'm not sure I want all this on my computer yet.  I'll have to wait until I have a ground-breaking idea for my next online, budget Hollywood movie.

Ranjan Munshi's curator insight, January 5, 2014 1:50 AM

The story of Fishing Village

Patrizia Tirel's curator insight, January 30, 2014 7:07 AM

not tested yet....

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9 tools for creating great animations

9 tools for creating great animations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Creating animations has always been considered as one of the most complex aspects of graphic design that requires specific software and technological expertise. It is a time-intensive activity that requires heavy software and high speed computers.

However, over the past few years, the emergence of different online presentation and animation tools have simplified the process of creating animations...

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A list of great animation tools, most of them free to use, and some of them do not require registration.

Check out Mixeek which is a new HTML5 web application, use it for free and without registration.

 

Thanks to Carole for the suggestion.

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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, October 13, 2013 7:29 AM

Volgens mij wordt HTML5 de nieuwe norm.

Ramon Pavia's curator insight, October 16, 2013 2:08 AM

It is HTLM5 based. So... follow it, my friend!

Raza Khan's curator insight, March 17, 2014 11:53 PM

Found some really interesting tools, that I think will come handy for assignment 2

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Animate Cut-outs in PowerPoint (Basic) | Common Craft

Animate Cut-outs in PowerPoint (Basic) | Common Craft | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

This short video shares the basic steps to animating Common Craft Cut-outs using PowerPoint.  It is part of series focused on helping you make Common Craft Style videos and presentations using common tools. 

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Great tips on how to animate cut-outs in PowerPoint to create a screencast of a tutorial or a presentation for learning purposes.

You can download the cut-outs from the Common Craft library http://www.commoncraft.com/cut-out-library or create your own images.

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Dolly Bhasin 's curator insight, May 25, 2013 11:59 PM

Geat article, I have always wanted to know how to create commoncraft kind of ppt. Thanks for sharing!

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wideo - create your animated videos

wideo - create your animated videos | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Wideo is an online animation platform that allows you to create, edit, and share videos for free. The platform allows you to choose (or upload) the images, fonts, animations, and videos you want to use in order to create your own online video and then share.

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Why not try making a presentation with http://wideo.co/? It produces lively, animated videos which are fun to create.

This seems to be a great tool for students because it is easy and free.

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Olivia Solis Casso's comment, February 13, 2013 10:52 AM
Very motivating for students and teachers. THANK YOU WIDEO!
Olivia Solis Casso's comment, February 13, 2013 10:52 AM
Very motivating for students and teachers. THANK YOU WIDEO!
Vinicius Tolentino Ribeiro's curator insight, February 14, 2013 5:59 AM

So easy! Let's try! ;)

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Stykz - create a stickman animation

Stykz - create a stickman animation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Stykz is completely free to download and use to create animations that you can show off to others or import into other applications. No hidden costs, license or permission are required to use Stykz to its fullest.

Stykz is the first multi-platform stick figure animation program in the world (as far as we know), so you'll be able to use Mac OS X, Windows, and Linux* to create, edit and preview your animations.

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DisaPainted.com - Release your Creativity!

DisaPainted.com - Release your Creativity! | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

DisaPainted.com is Web 2.0 based website for creating, sharing, watching hand-drawn frame-by-frame animations using modern HTML5 techniques for the fastest and the most enjoying drawing for you.


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Digital Storytelling: how to make an animated PPT movie

How-to video for creating digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint. For more resources from Nancye Blair, visit www.EngagingEducation.net.
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Allison Kenney's curator insight, October 16, 2014 8:46 AM

Not the same old PPT that we used to use.

Willem Kuypers's curator insight, October 20, 2014 3:24 AM

Je suis de plus en plus convaincu qu'il faut raconter des histoires, même à des 'grands'.

Winnie Bob's curator insight, May 14, 2016 10:18 PM
Love this. Would be great for the narrative for assessment.
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How To Make An Animated Video - GoAnimate

You want to make a video. That's great. Video is HUGE these days. GoAnimate (http://goanimate.com) makes it easy for you to make amazing videos.

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GIEFORMADIS's curator insight, February 28, 2014 6:20 AM

Faire des vidéos d'animation à moindre prix et sans appel à un presta extérieur : explications de méthodo/mises en situation pro etc...

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How To Be a PowerPoint Animation Ninja

No animation, or really bad animation, can make your PowerPoint presentations look really amateurish. But! Help is at hand! BrightCarbon's presentation experts…
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BrightCarbon suggest that PowerPoint presentations should use animations to make a bigger impact on the audience.

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Amazing Free PowerPoint Add-in for Motion Path Animations

To get slides to the front animation sequence, visit my blog here: http://bit.ly/1ykmNUt . This video shows a super cool animation add-in that I wish I knew ...
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See how you can easily add animations to your PowerPoint presentations.

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Animaker - Make Animated Videos

Animaker - Make Animated Videos | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Animaker.com is a cloud-based do-it-yourself (#DIY) video making app that is bringing studio quality professional animation tools within reach of everyone.
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Animaker lets you create a video using their library with thousands of pre-animated assets which can be modified according to your taste and needs. Your videos are saved in the cloud and can be shared anywhere.

The app is free, accessed via invitations at present.

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Ness Crouch's curator insight, April 8, 2015 8:39 PM

something new to check out :)

Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 2016 5:32 PM

Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

Roselink's curator insight, March 9, 2016 5:32 PM

Looks quite impressive. In beta currently, but worth keeping an eye on.

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Sparkol - create whiteboard videos with VideoScribe

Sparkol - create whiteboard videos with VideoScribe | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Sparkol makes video software to get your message across. Make your own whiteboard video animations with VideoScribe. Free trial available.
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Sparkol website has undergone considerable changes, and now in its fresh, updated version it offers great software for creating whiteboard animations, either hand-drawn or based on the pictures from their library.


There is a free trial plus a bonus copy of the book Video Scribing. If you decide to use the software, there are different pricing plans including education. An app for iPad is also available.


VideoScribe website http://www.videoscribe.co/

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Ludmila Smirnova's curator insight, May 9, 2014 2:34 PM

A great App for creating animated presentations and videos.

Alfredo Corell's curator insight, June 3, 2014 6:31 PM
An updated Sparkol version with considerable changes
There is a free trial (and some plans)
Also with and iPad app
Agora Abierta's curator insight, June 10, 2014 4:40 AM

Un papel en blanco para compartir ideas vía pizarra

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Presentation Slide Design - Stop Animations Spoiling Your Presentation

Presentation Slide Design - Stop Animations Spoiling Your Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

PowerPoint, Keynote, and Skyrocket can create some great visual aids.  Sadly, many presenters have never been taught the principles of presentation slide design.

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Animations on your PowerPoint slides? To use or not to use? How much is enough? Read the answers to these questions in the article by Gavin Meikle.

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PIRatE Lab's curator insight, February 1, 2014 1:08 PM

Generally, the best answer is NO ANIMATIONS.  And almost never any of the sound effects.  More on this on Monday...

Ali Anani's curator insight, February 2, 2014 12:12 AM

The pyramid of designing slides for presentations

Don Karp's curator insight, February 10, 2014 11:52 PM

Useful tips on animation plus a link for "how to" with PowerPoint.

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Explee - Animate your ideas

Explee - Animate your ideas | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Explee is a cloud-based presentation software that allows you to create amazing and mind-blowed animated videos. Select animations that fit with your speech and produce your video. The result: a beautiful and efficient video presentation.
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A new animation tool for creating animated text and image video presentations. You can also add a voiceover using text-to-speech feature.

They offer free and paid accounts, however, with a free option you can create no longer than 15 second videos.

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Carmenne Kalyaniwala-Thapliyal's curator insight, October 17, 2013 3:11 AM

Looks like a good tool though haven't tried it as yet. The basic features are free of cost.

Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, November 1, 2013 1:04 PM

Ook al op de cloud. Ik ga verschillende uitproberen.

Agora Abierta's curator insight, November 2, 2013 1:59 PM

More animated presentations

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Animoby - Create Presentations, Tutorials and Animations

Animoby - Create Presentations, Tutorials and Animations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Animoby is a new way of doing presentations, tutorials and animations, with pictures, drawings and even audio. Show and explain with the speed and agility you want.
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Animoby is an iPad app that lets you create animated presentations and add your voice comments. It works in English, Portuguese and Chinese, and it may be a great option for using in education as it is free to download.

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Agora Abierta's comment, September 24, 2013 3:51 AM
I use some similar tool: educreations
Agora Abierta's comment, September 24, 2013 3:51 AM
I use so similar tool: educreations
Anisa Dedej's curator insight, September 29, 2013 5:51 AM

Animoby. Creare presentazioni, tutorial e animazioni

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8 Great Tools to Add Interactive Animations to Videos

8 Great Tools to Add Interactive Animations to Videos | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Gone are the days when you would have to pay so much to buy a software to create videos. With web 2.0 tools you can get your videos up and viral within minutes and right from your browser without having to install any software and in most of the times for free.

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The article lists eight tools and gives some tips how to create videos with animation effects. The tools are free and easy to use.

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Katya Rybin's curator insight, March 9, 2015 9:39 AM

This 2.0 web tool can be used to add animations to any video. With this tool, one does not have to buy a software for it or have to pay; it is free. It can be done in minutes and is easy to use.

Alexis Williams's curator insight, March 9, 2015 9:47 AM

This web 2.0 tool allows you to get videos at a faster way you save money because you dont have to buy all of that equiment,

Jack-Connor Hinchliffe's curator insight, May 6, 2015 5:08 PM

A collection of free tools that allow us to animate videos and add interactive links, just like the ones we looked at in class. Will be interesting to play around with a few of these

 

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Three Free Tools for Creating Stopmotion and Timelapse Videos

Three Free Tools for Creating Stopmotion and Timelapse Videos | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Creating stopmotion and timelapse videos can be a good way for students to tell a story that they have developed. Stopmtion and timelapse videos can also be helpful when teachers are trying to help students see how a lengthy process like osmosis works. While good stopmotion and timelapse videos can take a long time to create, there are some tools that can make the process a little easier. Here are three stopmtion video creation tools that are worth trying.

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Great tools for creating presentations in the form of animated movies.

Read about JellyCam, Stop Frame Animator and OSnap reviewed by Richard Byrne.

 

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Gianfranco Marini's curator insight, February 10, 2013 4:58 AM

Strumento webware per la produzione di animazioni che possono essere utilizzate per la didattica. E' possibile realizzare narrazioni (storytelling) o ricostruzioni di processi. Questo servizio web 2.0 presenta il vantaggio, rispetto ad altri webware o software simili, di essere semplice da utilizzare. Il servizio è gratuiito.

E' possibile: scegliere uno scenario, aggiungere figure, oggetti, elementi vari, regolarne le dimensioni,  animare i personaggi, farli muovere nella scenza. Inoltre si possono aggiugnere suoni, effetti speciali, musica ecc.

per impsotare l'animazione si utilizza una timeline. Il lavoro viene infine salvato online.

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Animate it - create animations

Animate it - create animations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Welcome to Animate It! If you want to get stuck into animation you've come to the right place. Find out all about animation and make your own with the help of the world-famous Aardman Animation studios!

Download software for free trial.

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Capemedia UK Limited's curator insight, June 7, 2015 12:21 PM

Stop motion within everyone's finger tips!

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PowerPoint Animation Effect - How to Make a Night City with Lights

This is a tutorial for an advanced Powerpoint animation technique that shows a city at night with moving cars and blinking lights. It was done in PPT 2010 but can be done in other versions as well, since the effects used are not very complicated.

You can also use this technique a variety of other ways -- Christmas lights, fireflies, stars in the sky, electric signs -- and I'm sure in many other way...

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Dvolver Moviemaker

Dvolver Moviemaker | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Dvolver Moviemaker. Make digital movies online for free.

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Marion Davis's comment, January 26, 2013 3:45 PM
I enjoy making this movie
AnnaB's curator insight, July 21, 2013 3:46 AM

add your insight...

 

Kirsi Korkealehto's curator insight, March 6, 2014 10:18 AM

An easy tool to make videos