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Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives

Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Top 10 Best Presentation Software That Are Great Powerpoint Alternatives-Ideally, when a person thinks of presentations, they think of Powerpoint.

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There are many alternatives to PowerPoint, here are some of the better ones.

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María Dolores Díaz Noguera's curator insight, December 1, 2013 1:50 AM

Great one.

FutureITouch's curator insight, December 1, 2013 5:52 PM

www.iclothproducts.com

Professor Jill Jameson's curator insight, December 20, 2013 3:58 AM

Interesting alternatives to powerpoint, worth exploring, though of variable usefulness. 

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PowerPoint Design Pros of PPT


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My favorite quote here is' I provide the tools, its up to you what you do with them'. This video certainly had me rethinking PowerPoint. Clearly I need to learn to use it better. This was a very skillful presentation that was created only using PowerPoint.

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laylaaljesmi's curator insight, August 3, 2013 5:26 AM

new design

Chelo Banal-Formoso's curator insight, August 10, 2013 7:44 PM

Great tool for presentations inside or outside classrooms.

technologytoteach's curator insight, August 28, 2013 11:45 AM

Well for the fans of PowerPoint this is what can be done

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Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas

Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Article discussing ideas from the book Brain Rules on the impact of our visual perception on sales presentations (Presentation Rules using Visual Storytelling to sell Big Ideas http://t.co/Pn8Vpw7g)...

Via Karen Dietz, Heiko Idensen, Jim Lerman
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Some interesting ideas on how to tell a visual story and make your presentations more memorable.

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Karen Dietz's comment, January 4, 2013 9:18 AM
You are absolutely right Julie!
Karen Dietz's comment, January 4, 2013 9:19 AM
LOL Billy! In that case it becomes a story trigger -- a word or image that triggers a known story in the mind of the listener.
Karen Dietz's comment, January 4, 2013 9:19 AM
Yes, I loved that point too Outi!
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Digital Storytelling: how to make an animated PPT movie

How-to video for creating digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint. For more resources from Nancye Blair, visit www.EngagingEducation.net.
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Paola Houston-Davalos's curator insight, June 26, 2013 7:24 PM

Interesting and well explained step by step tutorial on how to create digital storybooks using custom animations in PowerPoint.

Maria Persson's comment, July 18, 2013 2:47 PM
Absolute must and useful for so many contexts...thanks for the scoop!
Maria Persson's curator insight, July 18, 2013 2:48 PM

All part and parcel of having your 'digital' voice heard.  Great tool.  

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Simple Guide to Creating Infographics in PowerPoint [Template]

Simple Guide to Creating Infographics in PowerPoint [Template] | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Learn how to create an infographic without a designer using PowerPoint.

 

Read more:

http://blog.hubspot.com/blog/tabid/6307/bid/33499/The-Marketer-s-Simple-Guide-to-Creating-Infographics-in-PowerPoint-Template.aspx

 


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Record and Publish Your Video-Presentation with PresentationTube

Record and Publish Your Video-Presentation with PresentationTube | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Robin Good: PresentationTube is a downloadable software (for Windows and soon for Mac too) that focuses on helping you open an existing PowerPoint presentation to record over it your video and voice-over. 

 

The final output can be saved in a vriety of standard file formats and can be published to PresentationTube or to any other video sharing site.

 

Key additional features include:

- Whiteboard

- Integrated zoomable browser

- Pause recording anytime

- Output to WMV, FLV, AVI

- Multiple output layout options

 

Free and paid versions avilable. (The free version is limited to:
- Only 15 mins video recording time length.
- Limited video recording options.
- Personal and home use only license. Paid version is $50).

 

Download and instructions: http://presentationtube.net/index_record.php

 

Examples: http://presentationtube.net/index_watch.php

 

Try it out now: http://www.presentationtube.net

 

 


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Using PowerPoint to Create Video Infographics

Using PowerPoint to Create Video Infographics | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

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Resize, Rotate, and Flip Videos in PowerPoint 2010

Resize, Rotate, and Flip Videos in PowerPoint 2010 | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Learn how you can Resize, Rotate, and Flip video clips in PowerPoint 2010.
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What's Coming in Microsoft PowerPoint 15

What's Coming in Microsoft PowerPoint 15 | teaching with technology | 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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24 basics to know if you use Microsoft PowerPoint

24 basics to know if you use Microsoft PowerPoint | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
Did you know you can broadcast your slides over the web, or use your mouse as a laser pointer? Here are 24 handy tips for using PowerPoint.

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How many of us use all of the features of the presentation software that we all love to hate? It is actually a lot more powerful than we give it credit for.

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Mack James's curator insight, November 15, 2013 2:23 AM

always great to know more of what you use daily in the classroom

Ali Anani's curator insight, February 18, 9:18 PM

Powerpoint tips, which are more than tips on the iceberg

Ali Anani's curator insight, February 18, 9:19 PM

Powerpoint tips, which are more than tips on the iceberg

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Presentations Infographic: Making Your Message Stick

Presentations Infographic: Making Your Message Stick | teaching with technology | Scoop.it
With over 350 Powerpoint presentations given each second across the globe, how does one go about making theirs stand out from all the others?

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This should be printed on every staff room wall (and classrooms for that matter).

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Audrey's comment, August 15, 2013 1:20 PM
Thank you. I am using the format for my presentations
Audrey's comment, August 15, 2013 1:20 PM
Thank you. I am using the format for my presentations
Karen Dietz's comment, August 16, 2013 1:28 PM
How wonderful Audrey! I hope you do really well :)
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Create Professional Timelines in PowerPoint with Just a Few Clicks! Free Add-in.

Office Timeline is a free timeline maker PowerPoint add-in that allows you to easily create and share beautiful timelines, gantt charts, and project schedules.
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A great way to place timelines onto your PowerPoints. free download.

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Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations

Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Talking avatars for PowerPoint presentations can help to make more dynamic and familiar presentations. There are many different places where we can download free avatars and characters for presentations.


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Armando's curator insight, December 24, 2012 5:02 AM
Animated Avatars for PowerPoint Presentations
OSI's curator insight, September 19, 2013 9:17 PM

Bonjour

 

Kim Carpenter-Powell's curator insight, February 26, 8:22 PM

This course has been a tedious and challenging at time; however, I think that the redesign activities really helped me to see how my activities and lessons can be improved in order to help my students.  

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Photo-editing features in PowerPoint 2010

Photo-editing features in PowerPoint 2010 | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

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SlideSpeech, presentations with voice

SlideSpeech, presentations with voice | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

By reading the speaker notes in your presentation using the latest text-to-speech technology, SlideSpeech ensures your message comes across loud and clear.


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PowerPoint picture tools for effective presentations

PowerPoint picture tools for effective presentations | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

This article provides an overview of the PowerPoint 2010 Photo/Picture manipulation tools, that can speed up the process of creating appropriate pictures, to help emphasise your presentation.


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Visual surprise and slicing image effects in PowerPoint

Visual surprise and slicing image effects in PowerPoint | teaching with technology | Scoop.it

Awesome tutorial how to create slicing image effects in PowerPoint.


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