Digital Presentations in Education
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Everything for and about presentations - online tools, apps, tips and tutorials, slide design, etc.
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How to Insert Audio File in PowerPoint Presentation

How to Insert Audio File in PowerPoint Presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
A short video tutorial created by DemoCreator to show you how to add sound to your PowerPoint presentation.
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What's Coming in Microsoft PowerPoint 15

What's Coming in Microsoft PowerPoint 15 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
In this latest peek at Office 15, I examine new and improved features in PowerPoint 15, Microsoft's next generation presentation client.
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iPad as Interactive Whiteboard

A demonstration of using the iPad as an interactive whiteboard by Tim Tyson.

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Free Technology Tools for Teachers - LiveBinder

Free Technology Tools for Teachers - LiveBinder | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

A superb binder by Mickie Mueller with a vast collection of technology tools and applications for all purposes, including the tools for making presentations.

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9 tips to turn a boring powerpoint into an AMAZING presentation

9 tips to turn a boring powerpoint into an AMAZING presentation | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
While you may think that PowerPoint presentations are the easiest way to do a presentation, this is actually far from the truth...
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Adding Animation in PowerPoint 2010

Adding Animation in PowerPoint 2010 | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
PowerPoint allows you to animate any slide object that can be selected on your slide -- these include pictures, shapes, text, bulleted lists, SmartArt graphics, charts, etc.
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Rememble

Rememble | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Write your story from wherever you are - add texts, pics, vids, audio clips...

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Use PowerPoint Slide Layouts to make presentations memorable

Use PowerPoint Slide Layouts to make presentations memorable | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

When all your slides look alike, your entire message can be blurred. At the end of your presentation, you want your audience to remember your main points most, and if they remember some of the details, that's a plus. By making key slides distinctive, you can help people follow and retain the content in your presentation.

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Keynote for iPhone and iPad review | The iPaddict

Keynote for iPhone and iPad review | The iPaddict | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Great tutorial on how to use Keynote.

For many users, Keynote will be all they need to create stunning presentations straight from their iPhone or iPad. Keynote is one of three applications that make up Apple's iWork for iOS suite.

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Office Casual: Make better PowerPoint presentations

Doug Thomas tells you how to give great presentations with some expert advice from Seth Godin, Guy Kawasaki, and Garr Reynolds, along with a tour of PowerPoint...

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Presentations For a Cause

Presentations For a Cause | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

A collection of presentations from non-profits working to make a big, positive difference in the world > SlideRocket

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Rethinking PowerPoint: The New Wave of Presentation Tools

Rethinking PowerPoint: The New Wave of Presentation Tools | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Although tools like Powerpoint and Keynote have become the de facto standard for giving presentations, they are often limiting in their design and ease of use. And while tools like SlideShare help users share their presentations online, they often don’t give enough context to the slides.

 

To provide solutions to these pain points, traditional presentation tools are being completely re-thought from the cloud down to help presenters deliver a better presentation, and share it relevantly after it’s done.

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Free PowerPoint Music Loops

Free PowerPoint Music Loops | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

These loops are all around a minute long and can be looped in PowerPoint to create a more continuous cycle.

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3 Tutorials to Help You Get More Out of PowerPoint’s Image Editing

3 Tutorials to Help You Get More Out of PowerPoint’s Image Editing | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Let’s look at a few ways to create the “stickout” effect in PowerPoint.

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Wondersay - Animate text with style

Wondersay - Animate text with style | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
With Wondersay, you can use any simple sentence or twitter account to generate a cool animation! Wondersayings are easy to create, customise and share. No software programs to download (it's all online), no sign-up or passwords (save them by copying the link), and all for free.
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10 PowerPoint shortcuts I (Vivek Singh) use most often

10 PowerPoint shortcuts I (Vivek Singh) use most often | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

If I insert a high resolution (large size) image in a slide, I reduce the image size by copying it and pasting as PNG image. To copy: Ctrl+C. To paste special as PNG: Alt+E+S and choose option PNG. This trick can be used to...

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Compare and Merge Different Versions of Your Presentations in PowerPoint

Compare and Merge Different Versions of Your Presentations in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Did you know you can compare two different versions of your presentation in PowerPoint and merge the changes? This is a very handy feature you can take advantage of if you work a lot with PowerPoint presentations with your team.
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Brainshark SlideShark v1.5 - new features

Brainshark SlideShark v1.5 - new features | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

In this conversation, Jay Wilder discusses new features and functionality in SlideShark -- the free app from Brainshark that solves the problem of PowerPoint’s incompatibility on the iPad.

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Presentation Tool Projeqt Wins SXSW Interactive Award for Educational Resource

Presentation Tool Projeqt Wins SXSW Interactive Award for Educational Resource | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Projeqt, a cloud-based dynamic presentation tool, was last night awarded a SXSW Interactive Award in the category of Educational Resource.

Projeqt has attracted many users from the education sector, both students and teaching faculty, ranging from elementary schools to Universities and distance learning programs...

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Create Multimedia Presentations with Your Video-Voice Over Narration: Qwiki - Show what you know

Create Multimedia Presentations with Your Video-Voice Over Narration: Qwiki - Show what you know | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it

Qwiki is a web-based service which allows you to create a presentation made up by images, videos and your own video-voice over. 

In Qwiki you act as the "presenter", and occupy a small video window on the top right corner of each show. From there you can introduce any topic, give any explanation or answer any question you may have been asked.

Each "slide" in the show can also be accompanied by additional images, music and videos that may help the viewer explore the topic in greater depth.

 

Example: http://www.qwiki.com/w/kX1l2F/triangle-choke-101

Find out more: http://www.qwiki.com/


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How to Master Your Presentations Using Presenter View in PowerPoint

How to Master Your Presentations Using Presenter View in PowerPoint | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
In PowerPoint 2007 and 2010 there is a little feature called Presenter View that could help you get rid of your printed notes and track better your time when presenting.
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Zoom.it

Zoom.it | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
Zoom.it is a free service for viewing and sharing high-resolution imagery. You give us the link to any image on the web, and we give you a beautiful new way to experience it — along with a nice short URL.
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Splashtop Launches Whiteboard for Android -- The Only IWB App for Android Tablets

Splashtop Launches Whiteboard for Android -- The Only IWB App for Android Tablets | Digital Presentations in Education | Scoop.it
With over 20,000 iPad classrooms enjoying Splashtop Whiteboard, it is now available for Android tablets - allowing teachers to engage their students using the latest mobile technology...
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