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Tools and strategies for increasing interactivity
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Tweak Your Slides: Ten Design Principles for Educators (version 3.0) | #elearning

Tweak your Slides, workshop on visual design for educators. This is draft 3, which includes examples of my own past slide shows and revisions of these shows.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa) , Becky Roehrs, JoelleYalin
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Greg Beidleman's curator insight, October 22, 2013 9:48 AM

This is a great guide for anyone to spice up their slide show.

gregmhagar's curator insight, October 25, 2013 1:39 PM

Slideshow filled with fantastic tips and stunning examples to get you enthused about creating "yet another slideshow presentation" .

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NWACS: Combining Gimp and Inkscape

Use Gimp to cut out an image from a .jpeg, add a transparency layer, save as a .png, and then use in an Inkscape document.
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ADDIE model for Instructional Design | The eLearning Site

ADDIE model for Instructional Design | The eLearning Site | Engaging Online Students | Scoop.it
The ADDIE model is a systematic, step-by-step framework used by instructional designers, developers and trainers to ensure learning occurs in a structured way.
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Presentations ETC Homepage

Presentations ETC Homepage | Engaging Online Students | Scoop.it
Presentations ETC is a free collection of over 20,000 backgrounds, templates, and more for teachers and students. These images can be easily used in Powerpoint, Keynote, or other presentation creation tools.
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Webcam Glam: 3 Easy Tricks To Look Polished On Video Chats | Fast Company

Webcam Glam: 3 Easy Tricks To Look Polished On Video Chats | Fast Company | Engaging Online Students | Scoop.it
More than 300 billion total calling minutes take place annually on Skype; 50% of those calls are video conversations.
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The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains

The Science of Storytelling: Why Telling a Story is the Most Powerful Way to Activate Our Brains | Engaging Online Students | Scoop.it
A good story can make or break a presentation, article, or conversation. But why is that? When Buffer co-founder Leo Widrich started to market his product through stories instead of benefits and bullet points, sign-ups went through the roof.

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Flash card apps: All 169 apps for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad

Overview and all the details on the flashcard apps that exist for iPhone, iPod Touch and iPad. The list of apps can be searched and filtered by feature.
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ePortfolios - Overview - ePortfolios with GoogleApps

ePortfolios - Overview - ePortfolios with GoogleApps | Engaging Online Students | Scoop.it
A website to support the use of GoogleApps to construct ePortfolios in both K-12 schools and in higher education...
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NWACS: How to search for Public Domain, CCO or CC photographs

This video shows you how to search for photographic images that are public domain, CCO (ie. "No rights reserved"), or hold CC (Creative Commons) licenses, an...
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Dropbox Sharing Gets Ridiculously Easy With Links

Dropbox Sharing Gets Ridiculously Easy With Links | Engaging Online Students | Scoop.it
In the words of Dropbox CEO Drew Houston, sharing documents and other files online is "bafflingly, still really difficult." I mean, clearly it's doable through email and, yes, services such as Dropbox, but it's still kind of a pain.
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Presentation Button Sets

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Over 21,000 free buttons and icons available from Presentations ETC that can be used in your next presentation or website. They can be used for navigation purposes or to accentuate and design your next presentation.
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Collaborize Classroom | Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students

Collaborize Classroom | Online Education Technology for Teachers and Students | Engaging Online Students | Scoop.it
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