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Links that I want to share and remember because they made me think more deeply on a topic. Warning: I do engage in some 'linkdumping' here. This is not a true curation page.
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Usigng the 5 Cs for eLearning Visuals Infographic - e-Learning Infographics

Usigng the 5 Cs for eLearning Visuals Infographic - e-Learning Infographics | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
The Using the 5 Cs for eLearning Visuals Infographic presents a simple approach to creating effective visuals for eLearning by considering the 5 Cs.
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Here are five questions to ask yourself when choosing what visuals are needed in your presentations.

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How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing?

How Can I Make My PowerPoint Presentations Amazing? | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it
Dear Lifehacker, I have been tasked to make a slideshow for an event at work. I don’t want to make a generic PowerPoint with just boring text or pictures.
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I have heard most of this advice before, but I like how it is compact in one place with resources to help you take action on the tips.  I did learn about a free plug-in to make PowerPoint work a bit like Prezi

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10 Tools and Resources for Creating Quality Infographics and Presentations

10 Tools and Resources for Creating Quality Infographics and Presentations | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

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malek's curator insight, April 16, 2013 8:33 AM

Keep this list handy

Mollye Peters's curator insight, April 17, 2013 11:16 AM

To add to this list, a friend of my recommended a presentation creator called Prezi (http://prezi.com). It's a great alternative to PowerPoint and you can access it through the internet.

Ellen Noh's curator insight, April 19, 2013 3:20 AM

Great quality design and infographics are one of the fastest growing trends in social media, and we should definitely be on top of it! 

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QuSlide by Prezage ®

QuSlide by Prezage ® | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

QuSlide is a new way to share slides online. Quslide.com is free, easy to use and anyone can upload slides for the world to see, or embed in any website. Features include: HTML5 viewing and embedding (no flash!); adding voice-overs for multimedia presentations (3 free per week during the trial period); interact with comments, notes, stats, social; a dedicated My Page to manage your content and account.QuSlide is more than just slide sharing, with the ability to record voiceovers & sync cuepoints, attach annotations and other cool features. A subscription option for power-users who want to take their slides to the next level.


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Baiba Svenca's curator insight, March 10, 2013 7:41 AM

A new place for uploading and sharing your presentations for free, with an inherent slide viewer. You can record and sync your presentations, add notes and comments and share them with the world.

prezage ®'s curator insight, March 12, 2013 9:13 PM

No flash for sharing, viewing, embedding slides. Easy to share, upload, embed any slides in any website. Add and sync voiceovers, all in the cloud.

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Slidebean - create stunning presentations

Slidebean - create stunning presentations | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

Slidebean is a new presentation tool that lets you focus on the content, and does everything else automatically. We just launched our beta today.


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Mike Keevers's curator insight, November 16, 2013 7:05 PM

Worth a look

Luís Cálix's curator insight, November 23, 2013 5:03 PM

Entre no site, carregue o conteúdo que desejar, escolha um template...e já está! Pronto a usar e partilhar.

Louise Robinson-Lay's curator insight, December 1, 2013 12:44 AM

Newly launched, Slidebean seems to be trying to do what haiku deck does. Login is with Facebook, not my favorite way of doing things, but there are some nice effects here and it produces clean slide shows.

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PreZent for iPad

PreZent for iPad | Ken's Odds & Ends | Scoop.it

The PreZent app is a new powerful presentation tool that allows ... you to combine multiple mediums in a seamless digital presentation... What sets apart the present app is the ability to ad motion/video throughout the presentation in juxtaposition with still imagery to allow for a very fluid presentation. There is no play button. The video plays automatically as soon as the page has turned. This allows for an uninterrupted presentation...


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Lynnette Van Dyke's curator insight, April 22, 2013 9:22 AM

...what sets it apart is the ability to add motion/video through the presentation....

Tom Perran's curator insight, April 27, 2013 8:08 AM

Likke the Auto Play feature!

Monica S Mcfeeters's curator insight, April 28, 2013 2:37 PM

Here is another app for designing presentations. The comments/reviews sound like it might be worth the small cost to for use.

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El Cerebro humano como aprendiz visual: The Do's and Don'ts of Using Visuals in eLearning

When constructing effective eLearning courses, follow this simple guide on what to do and what not to do when using visuals.

 

 


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Víctor Xepiti Eme's curator insight, April 6, 2013 11:32 PM

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Ken Morrison's comment, April 8, 2013 8:06 AM
Thank you. This was benefitial. Good reminders! I was at a confernce last week where the keynote showed a picture of concentrated orange juice. He said that our slides should be like the frozen concentrated. Potent and memorable and great at doing only one thing! Don't water it down. You could take that analogy many ways, but I liked it. If it isn't dense, you should have it be on separate slides.