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SlideTalk Tutorial: How to turn a powerpoint presentation into a talking video

SlideTalk Tutorial: How to turn a powerpoint presentation into a talking video | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to convert a powerpoint presentation into an engaging talking video using the SlideTalk service at www.slidetalk.net.
SlideTalk uses high quality text-to-speech to add a voiceover to your presentation and turn it into a talking video.
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This great tutorial lets you see how easy it is to use your PowerPoint presentation for creating a SlideTalk video. Check out the different voices you can choose for reading your text and turning your video into an engaging experience for your audience.

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11 Quick and Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom

11 Quick and  Amazing ways to use PowToon in your Classroom | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
I recently read a study on creativity that blew my mind:
"A major factor in creativity is education: not whether you had a “good” or “expensive” or “public” edu(...)
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11 great examples how to use PowToon in the classroom. Get inspired!

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Наталия Михайлова's curator insight, July 4, 2:39 AM

добавить ваше понимание ...

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añada su visión ...

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Bringing Sway apps to more platforms and devices

Bringing Sway apps to more platforms and devices | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Sway Preview began by ensuring that anybody could create and share polished, interactive reports, presentations, personal stories and more by using Sway’s rich web experience in any modern browser. Today we’re excited to share more news and a roadmap for Sway native apps on more platforms and devices.
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Microsoft's Sway app now works on iPads (and iPhones) and a version for Windows 10 is to follow.

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David Swaddle's curator insight, June 29, 8:05 PM

Could Sway become the default tool for quick-and-dirty story based learning? It's coming to iOS and Windows 10 as native apps, extending its authoring reach beyond the browser. This is a tool that we should all get to know.

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Presentation Design Trends 2015

Check out the most important presentation design trends in 2015. These Presentation design trends are perfect for Presenters of all skill levels who want to cr…
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Presentation design trends in 2015 according to SketchBubble.

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SlideSource.com - powerful slide and presentation organization

SlideSource.com - powerful slide and presentation organization | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Simplify Your PowerPointTM
Slide and Presentation Management

Organize, collaboratively develop and share your presentations from one secure online library anytime, anywhere.

With SlideSource.com you can organize, collaborate and share your slides and presentations from one secure library - anytime, anywhere
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SlideSource is the new home for your PowerPoint presentations. You can upload them to SlideSource, organize, edit, collaborate and share them online, and access them any time.

Basic account for 2 users and 200 slides is free.

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Zoho ShowTime

Zoho ShowTime | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Bring life to your presentations. Deliver your presentations the smarter way. Use your mobile to deliver presentations. Interact and engage with your audience, measure your presentation peformance and hightlight your presentation skills and credentials as a speaker.

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Zoho have just released their new presentation app Show Time which lets you make your presentations interactive. Use your PPT or pdf to start with and engage your audience.

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Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, June 21, 7:45 PM

This nifty little program not only lets you run your slide show from your smartphone, but it has audience engagement and analytics. Cool! 

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PowerPoint Shortcuts: Learn More, Be Faster, Save Time

PowerPoint Shortcuts: Learn More, Be Faster, Save Time | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Based on our experience, the average to advanced PowerPoint user knows between 10 to 30 shortcuts… how many do you know?

This guide covers over 120 of them and will quickly move you up the curve!

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A fantastic PDF resource for downloading and exploring to discover an incredible number of PPT shortcuts that will save your time. You can also watch videos that demonstrate the use of the shortcuts.

Thanks for the suggestion to Taylor Croonquist.

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RESENTICE's curator insight, June 26, 3:10 AM

Des raccourcis clavier pour vos présentations powerpoint

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5 Presentation Design Trends for 2015

5 Presentation Design Trends for 2015 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Presentation Design Tips | Similar to websites, presentation design trends change over time. Follow these 5 presentation design trends and wow your audience!
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Learn what slide design trends are now popular. Lots of links to useful resource pages.

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Karen Dietz's curator insight, June 9, 7:45 PM

If you are looking for ways to update your PowerPoint presentations -- or any kind of collateral material that tells your story -- here is a post about the latest design trends.


These should get your wheels turning and keep you busy for awhile :)


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bernieshoot's curator insight, June 10, 7:46 AM

#socialnetwork #blogging

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Which style do you like to use?

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Presenter by Prowise - easily create powerful lessons

Presenter by Prowise - easily create powerful lessons | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

With Prowise Presenter, working with a digital board is child's play. The built-in tools and thousands of free lessons make working with a digital board easier, innovative and more fun.

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Prowise Presenter works with whiteboards and all devices helping to make lessons interactive.

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Switch Views Between Multiple Presentations in PowerPoint 2010

Switch Views Between Multiple Presentations in PowerPoint 2010 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to switch views between multiple presentations in PowerPoint 2010.
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Practical tips on how to view several presentations on the screen at the same time. This could be highly useful in teaching.

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ZOOMa rules of graphic presentations

How to make a presentations appealing and creative?! It is simple! All we need to do just follow some basic rules and everything will become possible. Never fo…
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A nice slide presentation dealing with the basic rules for creating eye-catching and captivating presentations.

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Viviana Farias Arevalo's curator insight, June 11, 12:39 PM

añada su visión ...

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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?

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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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10 Tips for Making Beautiful Slideshow Presentations

1. Know your goal | make each slide count 2. Plan it out | in some detail 3. Avoid templates | they have the uglies 4. Choose a color scheme | 4 colors, 1 acce…
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Great resource about the rules you need to know to create an outstanding presentation. This could be perfect for watching and discussing with students.

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Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, July 1, 1:32 PM

Great Tips for making Beautiful Slideshow Presentations!

Steve Whitmore's curator insight, July 2, 8:03 AM

This slideshow is one of the best that I have seen on creating Powerpoints.  Of course, it will require time and thought to plan, but it seems possible.

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How to Group in PowerPoint

How to Group in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Grouping allows you to make two or more PowerPoint objects into a single ‘grouped’ object that you can more easily move around and manage on your slide.

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Those who have tried using lots of objects (images, clipart, graphics) in their PowerPoint presentations and discovered they all seemed scattered around, may not have known the "art" of grouping the objects so that they can't move.

A valuable lesson for presentation makers by Nuts & Bolts Speed Training gurus.

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Louis Levy's curator insight, June 28, 11:16 AM

Des astuces utiles.

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GREAT TIPS  Grouping in PowerPoint "The Ultimate Guide" Taking You From Beginner To Advanced In No Time
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How to Create and Format Charts in PowerPoint

You'll most likely have to enter charts for a presentation. You can either use one you already have in Excel or create one manually on the fly right in PowerPo…
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A great tutorial on how to create charts in PowerPoint by linda.com. There are two effortless ways of doing it as demonstrated in this tutorial.

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5 Presentation Tools That Will Make Your Slides Stand Out

5 Presentation Tools That Will Make Your Slides Stand Out | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Presentation tools can make designing slides a heck of a lot easier. Here are 5 free tools for you to start using right now.
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Five great suggestions how you can improve and enhance your presentation slides.

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Sue Alexander's curator insight, June 22, 8:51 AM

Nice resource! I look forward to adding these tools to the toolbox.

Hector Gonzalez's curator insight, June 22, 12:38 PM

estas herramientas podrían ser de utilidad 

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12 Things You Should Never Say During Your Presentation

Don’t do this; don’t do that! Yes, there are a number of “don’ts” connected with good presentations. If you keep these “don’ts” in mind, beyond any doubt your …
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Excellent points to consider and "don'ts" to remember to leave the best impression on your audience.

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Marian Royal Vigil's curator insight, June 11, 12:02 PM

Solid, easy suggestions here.  I'm going to have to remember some of them the next time I present!

Kiruthika Ragupathi's curator insight, June 11, 9:29 PM

Some important points to consider and "don'ts" to remember to leave the best impression on your audience.

Rosemary Tyrrell's curator insight, June 21, 7:49 PM

I heard all of these things at a recent conference! I'd like to add one to the list -- "I don't want to keep boring you." How about you don't bore me at all?

 

Is it time to dust off the old public speaking textbook and brush up on some speaking skills?

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The Process of Infographic Design simplified

The Process of Infographic Design simplified | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Learn how to create an infographic from an infographic: This interactive breaks down the process of designing an infographic into 5 easy to understand steps
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If you have been thinking about creating your first infographic, here are some useful guidelines how to do it.

Thanks for the suggestion to Payman Taei.

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Raquel Oliveira's curator insight, June 9, 8:10 PM

Infografico é uma excelente ferramenta visual para desenho instrucional #avancee

Simplificar esse processo é o MUST!

Viviana Farias Arevalo's curator insight, June 11, 12:35 PM

añada su visión ...

Sue Alexander's curator insight, June 22, 9:02 AM

This is a wonderful graphic; you get great content presented with clarity and flair. WTG visme. I can run with this.

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Icecream Apps - Slideshow Maker

Icecream Apps - Slideshow Maker | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Make a slideshow with a Slideshow Maker by Icecream Apps. Windows version. Free Download.
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A free software for making photo slideshows. You can add background music, choose slide transitions and upload your creation to YouTube.

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Bring Your Presentations Into the 21st Century

Bring Your Presentations Into the 21st Century | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

We live in a presentations golden age. TED, Steve Jobs, Elon Musk… The most recognizable names in the modern West are famous for sharing ideas. It’s finally cool to be smart.

This trend is still new. The first TED Talks were only posted in 2006.
“Friends” -- one of the most popular sitcoms of all time -- frequently shows characters mocking “nerdiness”; Ross sucks because he loves dinosaurs and wants to talk about them. “Friends” feels new for an artifact, but this dialogue rings false...

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The post deals with the state of creating and delivering presentations nowadays. Interesting viewpoint.

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Office Lens for iOS

Get Office Lens on the App Store. See screenshots and ratings, and read customer reviews.
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A nice app that lets you take photos of documents and IWB screen and turns them into Word or PowerPoint. Excellent help in creating presentations.

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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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RESENTICE's curator insight, June 26, 3:07 AM
Comment créer une vidéo à partir d'une présentation powerpoint?
APIntd's curator insight, June 26, 4:55 AM

pratique

María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, June 28, 1:01 PM

Diseñando vídeos...Ofslides — Convert PPT to Video Presentation | @scoopit via @baibbb http://sco.lt/...

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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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