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SyncSpace - a drawing tool for iPad

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SyncSpace for iPad provides a zoomable drawing space that can be shared in real time over the net, a sort of shared whiteboard.
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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!

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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.

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7 solutions to make slick presentations

7 solutions to make slick presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Speed and agility are traits that define our society today. We avoid reading extensive articles, watching long how-to videos on YouTube or...
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Check out if you have seen all the listed presentation tools.

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anna's curator insight, April 5, 5:27 PM

somethings new :)

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7 solutions to make slick presentations

Wendy Zaruba's curator insight, April 13, 9:37 AM

Here are some great tools to assist you in creating your presentations!

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How to Design A Pitch Deck That Looks Great On Your Phone

How to Design A Pitch Deck That Looks Great On Your Phone | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

A sales pitch can happen anywhere these days. Whether you’re meeting up with a potential customer at a coffee shop or talking to prospects at a
massive trade show, you need tools that will help you cut through the noise and get your message across.

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Some great tips for creating  Prezi presentation on your smartphone - 3 suggestions you have to read that differ from making a presentation on a PC.

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Maria Sara de Lasa's curator insight, April 1, 9:06 AM

Mobile presentations

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Web 2.0 Presentation Tools: A Quick Guide

Selected Web 2.0 presentation tools

Via Dr Peter Carey, Miloš Bajčetić
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A very impressive e-book of 158 pages with tips and guidelines how to use various presentation tools.

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Kelly Christopherson's curator insight, April 4, 4:23 PM

A collection of tools to fit almost all types of presentation needs. 

liblist4u's curator insight, April 6, 3:47 PM

Moving beyond PowerPoint

Bobbi Dunham's curator insight, April 23, 10:27 AM

Had to share. Someone took the time to assemble this information. Greatly appreciated

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12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations

12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
12 Tools To Create Powerful Presentations Presentations have an important place in the corporate world. Whether presenting product releases or quarterly year reports, a nicely designed presentation captivates the audience. It increases the audience's interaction and interest. A well weaved narration of information in form of a presentation, can instill life to a plain and boring topic as well.
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All the most popular presentation tools in one post.

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Aaron Oo Chun Yi's curator insight, March 24, 4:27 AM

Sweet!

donhornsby's curator insight, March 26, 8:39 AM

I was aware of (and used) Prezi - but I haven't heard of the others on this list. 

 

 

(From the article): Presentations have an important place in the corporate world. Whether presenting product releases or quarterly year reports, a nicely designed presentation captivates the audience. It increases the audience’s interaction and interest.  A well weaved narration of information in form of a presentation, can instill life to a plain and boring topic as well.

Apart from the corporate world, presentations are used in education as well. Teachers use presentations to deliver information that is successfully incorporated with videos and pictures, thus grabbing the attention of the students and enriching the learning process along the way.

While its hard to replace professional presentation designers, here is a list of some powerful tools that would help you to create interactive presentations in case of the absence of professional help.

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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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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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You Suck at PowerPoint!

You suck at powerpoint! The power and importance of good design in your presentation.
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Learn from these slides what mistakes you should avoid making so that you wouldn't suck at PowerPoint!


Sorry, this presentations has just been marked private. Too bad it happened now that many people have seen it.

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Maria Sara de Lasa's curator insight, April 1, 9:06 AM

Powerpoint tips

Jean Marrapodi's curator insight, April 1, 10:32 PM

Great preso. Love the retro pictures here. 

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How to Create a Powerpoint Presentation that Won't Put People to Sleep

How to Create a Powerpoint Presentation that Won't Put People to Sleep | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Before a presentation your nerves become fired up and your heart starts to pound. While the audience may be sizing you up, they are only hoping for an engaging presentation. They want you to succeed and quite frankly they need you to succeed. The infographic provided by Udemy walks us through the three critical points to creating a great presentation.
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Attractive and informative infographic on PowerPoint presentations.

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Useful guide to good presentations - not only for ppt but also for other presentation tools 

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How to create a video slideshow on YouTube

How to create a video slideshow on YouTube and add speech bubbles to it.
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Learn how you can create a slideshow on YouTube, a tutorial by Richard Byrne from Free Tech for Teachers.

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GOELANCE's curator insight, March 22, 7:30 AM

How to create a video slideshow on #Youtube

Maria Sara de Lasa's curator insight, April 1, 9:07 AM

Cool video creator for YouTube!