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Technology in the Classroom

Instructional Technology Resources:
Presenting Course Content

These resources will take your in-class presentations in new directions. Find an alternative to PowerPoint, record audio or video presentations, or simply try a new tool that will allow you to enhance an existing presentation.

Functions:
Slideshow Presentation Platforms
Video Presentations
Podcasting/Audio Presentations

 

Slideshow Presentation Platforms

PREZI

Prezi is a cloud-based platform that allows its users to design engaging and visually dynamic presentations for free!

• Where to find it: www.prezi.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet 
• Video demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArGh6FurR0Q
• Help page: https://prezi.com/support/
Workshop Handout for Introduction to Prezi
Workshop Handout for Advanced Prezi
• Information on 3D Backgrounds: http://blog.prezi.com/latest/2014/6/11/4-ways-to-use-3d-backgrounds-in-prezi.html
• CTRL’s Review: http://edspace.american.edu/ctrl/2013/12/06/mobile-tool-review-prezi

Request a one-on-one tutorial or custom workshop on Prezi

HAIKU DECK

Tell your story through simple and clean slideshows created with the Haiku Deck app accessible from your tablet and web browser.

• Where to find it: https://www.haikudeck.com
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• Video demo: http://vimeo.com/71132866
• Help page: https://haikudeck.zendesk.com/hc/en-us
• How to synch your slide deck between your iPad and web browser: http://vimeo.com/81847590
• PCWorld review: http://www.pcworld.com/article/2148203/haiku-deck-a-painless-powerpoint-alternative.html
• 10 Tips to Transform Your Presentations: https://www.haikudeck.com/10-tips-to-transform-your-presentations-business-presentation-IXPQ9thNi1
• Using Haiku Deck in the classroom: http://blog.haikudeck.com/new-powerpoint-for-education

Request a one-on-one tutorial on Haiku Deck

 

Video Presentations

EXPLAIN EVERYTHING

Turn any document—{PDF, DOC, PPT, etc.) into a screencast!

• Where to find it: http://www.morriscooke.com/applications-ios/explain-everything-2
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• Video demo: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ArGh6FurR0Q
• Review: https://www.graphite.org/app/explain-everything

Request a one-on-one tutorial or custom workshop on Explain Everything

 

Podcasting/Audio Platforms

AUDACITY

Audacity is an open-source audio editor, allowing you free reign to create high quality and professional audio podcasts.

• Where to find it: http://audacity.sourceforge.net
One-Page Quick Info Sheet
• Support forum: http://forum.audacityteam.org
• Cnet Review: http://download.cnet.com/Audacity/3000-2170_4-10058117.html
• Audio Editing Tips: http://wiki.audacityteam.org/wiki/Category:Tips
• Recording with Audacity: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MpgJuoLcqIY
Video of Workshop on Audacity from 9/23/2014

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