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Open ClipArt Library

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Open Clipart library - The largest online repository for high quality public domain vector graphics on the Internet. Free vector images.
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A great collection of free clipart for those who use it in presentations.

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Great for powerpoints, presentations, projects! #JTeens

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Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation

Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
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Ofslides lets you turn your documents into video presentations.

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Embedded Videos in PowerPoint Aren’t Playing?

Embedded Videos in PowerPoint Aren’t Playing? | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
BrightCarbon provide a quick and easy solution to the issue of videos not running in PowerPoint.
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The article gives some useful tips how to deal with this rather common issue in PPT presentations.

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Donna Farren's curator insight, May 21, 12:12 PM

This is a fantastic and handy tool if you are ever sharing power points with embedded video!  Thanks to those who made it and shared it!

John Jung's curator insight, May 22, 11:39 PM

great idea of sending test file with diff formats of embedded videos to make sure the host computer can run them!

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Duuzra - Interactive Presentation Software

Duuzra - Interactive Presentation Software | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Duuzra’s cloud-based Content Management System gives you the ability to design, create and update interactive presentations easily and monitor how attendees interact and engage with content.
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Duuzra is a new CMS aimed at businesses with the power of creating presentations and involving your audiences. You can register for a free trial and test it before you decide to use it.

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How to Turn Your Bullet Points Into Visually-Engaging Elements

How to Turn Your Bullet Points Into Visually-Engaging Elements | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Professional designers will advise against ever using bullet points in a deck: Bullet points act like bullets — they kill your presentation. However, this mentality can change if you transform your bullet points into a visual component of your presentation.

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Excellent suggestions for creators of presentations who want to use bullet points but don't want to look old-fashioned or boring.

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MeeMetICT's curator insight, May 8, 3:23 AM

Goog examples. This shows exactly how to avoid bullet points.

 

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, May 15, 9:06 AM

Great tips on transforming those old "bullets" and how to make a more engaging presentation.

David Bell's curator insight, May 17, 4:03 PM

Single best design tip for bullets I have seen. 

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10 Tips For Combining Fonts

10 Tips For Combining Fonts | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn 10 essential PowerPoint tips on how to combine fonts for your slides. Beyond finding cool fonts online you need to know how to combine them together.
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Great post about font trends and combinations for your PowerPoint presentations.

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Marco Favero's curator insight, April 30, 6:01 PM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

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Three frequently overlooked Google Slides features

Three frequently overlooked Google Slides features.
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Richard Byrne is giving three useful tips on improving your Google Slides presentations - font selection, image layering and language choice.

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Filomena Gomes's curator insight, April 27, 12:06 AM
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Richard Byrne is giving three useful tips on improving your Google Slides presentations - font selection, image layering and language choice.

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Beyond PowerPoint: 4 Linux Presentation Tools

Beyond PowerPoint: 4 Linux Presentation Tools | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Presentations are a curious thing. Many people hate them with the passion of a thousand burning suns. Yet there are many who love experimenting with typography and color in their slides. Regardless of which team you're on, you should know there are other options for presentations on Linux besides LibreOffice Impress. I'm not talking about…
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A great article for Linux users. See if you know the best tools for creating presentations on Linux.

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Julia Echeverría Moran's curator insight, April 27, 3:13 AM

Good for us linuxistas

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How to edit PowerPoint files in Dropbox

How to edit PowerPoint files in Dropbox | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Step-by-step guide on how to edit Word, Excel and PowerPoint files in Dropbox in Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari, etc.
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Great news for Dropbox users. Now you can edit your Office documents including PowerPoint files in Dropbox without leaving it.

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PowerPoint & Keynote Solutions from Chillibreeze's curator insight, May 15, 11:29 AM

If you are a dropbox user, this tutorial will show you how you can edit your PPT files in dropbox. The conveience of being able to access your files as and when inspiration strikes - priceless!

Kymberley Pelky's curator insight, May 15, 5:58 PM

This is helpful

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STELLER - tell your story

STELLER - tell your story | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Everyone has a story to tell. Tell yours with photos, videos and text, all right from your iPhone.
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A great iPad app for creating photo stories with text. You can watch the story paging through the ebook. Viewers can add comments, like and share your stories.

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Playbook for a Successful Presentation: The 8 Basic Components of Every Great Speech

Get the bonus at http://preshero.co/magic Playbook for a Successful Presentation: the 8 Basic Components of Every Great Speech Give me 5 minutes and I will giv…
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Look through this magic playbook with 119 pages of great tips for presenting in public. It's worth studying with students.


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LucaVanin's curator insight, April 21, 3:16 AM

Un vero e proprio manuale online per Presentare in modo efficace quasi qualsiasi tipologia di presentazione.

Al suo interno ci sono spunti molto interessanti, anche piuttosto fuori dal comune.

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RURI - create presentations on iPad

RURI - create presentations on iPad | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Ruri makes your presentations better-looking and impressive.
Put your thoughts on Ruri. It changes your thoughts into a great presentation.

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A new and free app for making presentations on iPad.

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Swoosh - deliver presentations with the swoosh of your hand

Swoosh - deliver presentations with the swoosh of your hand | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Take your presentation to the next level to persuade clients, woo customers, and train internally by delivering your presentation with Swoosh. 

No more added complexities, configurations, or expensive hardware. Simply use intuitive gestures to control your presentation, keeping your hands free.

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A cool new app for controlling your presentation slides with your hand gestures. Install a desktop app and use it on your smartphone.

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Walter Patricio Perez Sereño's curator insight, April 12, 11:16 AM

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, April 13, 9:33 AM

Take your presentation to the next level, check out SWOOSH!

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 23, 10:23 AM

This looks like fun

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Adobe Slate | Make a beautiful visual story.

Adobe Slate | Make a beautiful visual story. | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Slate lets you turn anything you want to say – whether it’s a book report, a newsletter or your latest travel adventure – into a beautiful visual story, in minutes. Bring your words and images together, tap on one of the professionally designed, magazine-style themes and beautiful fonts, colors and motion are automatically applied! The good news is, you don’t have to make any complex design decisions. You can just focus on your story.

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Adobe Slate is a new free iPad app for making and sharing presentations on any device.

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Valentina Tanzillo's curator insight, Today, 5:12 AM

Adobe Slate | Make a beautiful visual story. #VisualStorytelling

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10 Tips for Building a Strong Story

Need to improve your storytelling? Here are 10 tips to help your presentation.
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This can serve as a guide to students who are learning how to build a presentation that has a strong backbone and impressive muscle.

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Marco Favero's curator insight, May 24, 6:00 AM

aggiungi la tua intuizione ...

Ruby Day's curator insight, May 25, 2:48 AM

Basic tips, good resource for students. I like how it encourages building a script through practice as opposed to a written script 

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5 Infographics to Teach You How to Easily Make Infographics in PowerPoint

5 Infographics to Teach You How to Easily Make Infographics in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to easily create professional-looking infographics in PowerPoint with these 10 free templates.
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This is a helpful post for those who would like to make infographics in Powerpoint. You can also download 10 free templates.

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Christelle Quillet's curator insight, May 18, 9:40 AM

Outil utile pour créer des posters rendant compte de résultats d'enquête, par ex.

No Boxes's curator insight, May 18, 5:25 PM

I love infographics!  Thanks to HubSpot for sharing these.

Marcelle Searles's curator insight, May 21, 8:15 PM

a good visual tool

 

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Glisser - socialising presentations

Glisser - socialising presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Glisser engages audiences through social interaction and then generates data that helps make presentations better. Audiences get a richer, more involved experience.
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Glisser is a new tool for going social with your presentations. The audience is actively involved in presentation process by using a special code to watch the presentation, share slides and give feedback.


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Willemijn Schmitz's curator insight, May 9, 6:41 AM

Ben er nu nog niet aan toe, maar misschien in de toekomst?

PowerPoint & Keynote Solutions from Chillibreeze's curator insight, May 15, 11:20 AM

Glisser is a new tool for going social with your presentations. Just a few steps to engage your audience, increase participation and measure success.

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Cinemagraphs: The Newest Presentation Feature to Make You Stand Out

Cinemagraphs: The Newest Presentation Feature to Make You Stand Out | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

I want to highlight one unique style that I hope becomes a significant part of presentations moving forward.

Enter cinemagraphs.

What is it, exactly? It’s a hybrid of a photo and video. You can also refer to it as an animated GIF, but don’t let the negative GIF stereotype destroy your perspective.

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An interesting new presentation style cinemagraph combines images and video. The post gives you detailed instructions on what you should do to try this new method.

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The new Visme: better user experience, better templates

The new Visme: better user experience, better templates | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Visme Launches Brand New User Interface to Redefine Presentations & Infographics. Create interactive presentations and engaging infographics that will help you
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Great news for Visme users - it's got a new interface and improved look. Check it out!

Thanks for the suggestion to Payman Taei.

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How to add music to your Google Slides presentation

How to add music to your Google Slides presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Google's presentation app doesn't support audio files, but with these workarounds you can still give your slides a soundtrack.
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Learn how to add music to your Google Slides presentation.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, April 27, 8:13 AM

Here is a great tip for adding music to your Google Slides Presentation.

Candi Whitman's curator insight, April 27, 4:41 PM

Music always enhances.   Never put too much information on a slide.  That's what talking is for, and I like to keep them up only 10-15 seconds so you keep people's interest.  

Pippa Davies @PippaDavies 's curator insight, May 1, 11:34 AM

Adding music to your slides!  Love this idea for sharing pics:)

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How to count the words in a PowerPoint 2007 presentation

How to count the words in a PowerPoint 2007 presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
I recently needed to know the word count in a PowerPoint presentation. In my case, this was because I charge my clients by the word, in the main, and needed to know how much to charge someone for e...

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A little useful tip how to count words in your PPT presentation.

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Text Outline in PowerPoint 2013

Text Outline in PowerPoint 2013 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to make changes to the appearance of text outline in PowerPoint 2013.
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A useful tutorial for those who use PPT 2013 and want to learn how to format text, titles and headings in particular.

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How to Open & Edit a PowerPoint Presentation Online

How to Open & Edit a PowerPoint Presentation Online | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
There are usually two kinds of people. Historically, you are either someone who frequently creates and edits presentations in Microsoft’s PowerPoint app or you aren't. For years, Microsoft has offe...
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A detailed and comprehensive guide to creating and editing PowerPoint presentations online without the need to download the software. It will be especially convenient to those who use PowerPoint rarely.

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7 PowerPoint text effects for snazzier slides

7 PowerPoint text effects for snazzier slides | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
PowerPoint's special effects can turn plain text into something worth staring at. Follow these tips to start off right.
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Great post about formatting text in PowerPoint. Tips, illustrations and notes about 6 options how to do it.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, April 16, 4:32 PM

Here are some great tips for that next PowerPoint Presentation, check them out.

Don Breedwell's curator insight, April 18, 5:27 PM

Great tools, but please don't over do it. Remember you audience! 

Lee Hall's curator insight, April 20, 10:29 AM

This could make a presentation more interesting.

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Viosk - Easy Online Video and Photo Slideshow Maker

Viosk - Easy Online Video and Photo Slideshow Maker | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Need to produce a promotional video for your business? Try Viosk video and photo slideshow maker for free.
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Viosk makes short animated videos from scratch. Just select a template, edit your content, and render your video. Basic version is free.

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PowerPoint's Best Kept Secret

This quick guide shows how you can save your PowerPoint slides as high resolution images.
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Be professional when using PowerPoint for creating presentations with this useful tip.

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Alfredo Corell's curator insight, April 7, 7:48 AM

An useful tip to export your slides as high definition images. Your presentations will look great in any computer with any fonts on it.

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, April 7, 8:13 AM

Great tips for creating your Presentations!

Bob Connelly's curator insight, April 9, 11:33 AM

While Keynote makes it easy to export slides as high resolution images, it is a great tip for Powerpoint users.