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How can presentation software support the teaching and learning of languages?
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The Scientific Reason Why Bullets Are Bad for Presentations

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The Scientific Reason Why Bullets Are Bad for Presentations

By Leslie Belknap on August 31, 2015
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This post by Ledlie Belknap looks at how simplifying your electronic presentations can improve their educational value.

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pecha-kucha in the classroom

A YouTube video which provides a useful introduction to pecha-kucha in the classroom. Part of a presentation made at JALT 2010 in Nagoya, Japan. 

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myBrainShark - Free online tutorials

myBrainShark - Free online tutorials | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

A series of valuable tutorials on using myBrainShark, suitable for both teachers and students by Russell Stannard. 

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PowerPoint in Education

A presentation by Kristine Albert on  'PowerPoint in Education'. I suggest you read Marc Isseks paper on ‘How PowerPoint is killing education’ before viewing the presentation.

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Polls and Vids for TEFL Kids | myBrainshark

This is a presentation on Polls and Vids for TEFL Kids by patjack67. Patrick posted it up on mybrainshark. It will give you an idea of how mybrainshark can be used. 

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Using presentation software in Modern Foreign Languages classes

Using presentation software in Modern Foreign Languages classes | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

This is a link to a module which is available on the ICT4LT website. Section seven focuses on PowerPoint. 

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SlideRocket

SlideRocket | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

SlideRocket provides presentation software that helps you create & share presentations.

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PowerPoint in the Classroom

Students of all ages can create multimedia presentations using Microsoft PowerPoint. Teach them how using this fun-filled, online tutorial.
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Knovio Video Presentations

Knovio Video Presentations | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it
Knovio: an easy-to-use tool to create interactive online video presentations using a webcam and PowerPoint slides. Powered by KnowledgeVision technology.
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Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor

Prezi - The Zooming Presentation Editor | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it
Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that opens up a new world between whiteboards and slides. The zoomable canvas makes it fun to explore ideas and the connections between them.
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Welcome to itilt.eu | itilt.eu

Welcome to itilt.eu | itilt.eu | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it
iTILT is a European project on Interactive Technologies in Language Teaching which focuses on the use of interactive whiteboards in the communicative language classroom. View over two hundred examples of classroom practice including video of class activities, lesson plans and files, and commentary from the teachers and learners involved. See interactive teaching with technology for different languages, proficiency levels, and age groups from seven European countries, helping teachers gain confidence with technology in communicative language teaching.
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Russell at iatefl Glasgow - MyBrainshark

Russell Stannard showing off MyBrainshark towards the end of his session on the Connected Classroom at the IATEFL conference, Glasgow 2012. 

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PowerPoint failure

PowerPoint failure | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

It's interesting to see the tide of criticism running against the use of PowerPoint in education. This is an article by Jonathan Wolff on PowerPoint in academia. 

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How PowerPoint is killing education

An interesting paper from Marc Isseks on ‘How PowerPoint is killing education’ published in Teaching Screenagers.

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Death By Powerpoint

Great presentation outlining the proper way to use Powerpoint during presentations.
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myBrainshark

myBrainshark | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

 At the myBrainshark website you can upload PowerPoint slides and overlay them with an audio track. My thanks to Russell Stannard for this one. 

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Google Docs

Google Docs | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

This is a link to Google Docs. Once you have registered, you can use the presentation application which allows you to collaborate with another user to make a presentation which you can then share online. 

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PowerPoint Makes You Dumb - New York Times

How could PowerPoint make you dumb?

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Is Pecha Kucha (pe-chak-cha) Spreading Around The ELT World?

Is Pecha Kucha (pe-chak-cha) Spreading Around The ELT World? | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it
It was the IATEFL Cardiff Conference programme where I saw the name Pecha Kucha for the first time in my life.
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The IATEFL Pecha Kucha Evening with Lindsay Clandfield | IATEFL Cardiff Online 2009

The IATEFL Pecha Kucha Evening with Lindsay Clandfield | IATEFL Cardiff Online 2009 | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

Want to know more about Pecha Kucha? Take a look at this.

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280 Slides - Create & Share Presentations Online

280Slides is another tool for creating presentations and making them available online. 

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PowerPoint Karaoke slides

PowerPoint Karaoke slides | Presentation software and language learning | Scoop.it

Craig Strachan provides PowerPoint Karaoke slides decks which you can download and use.

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