A large part of the planning that goes into updating classrooms and labs is assessing their current state. What’s working, what’s not, and what can we be doing better? In some cases, it’s not just the technology that needs to change. For most of the last decade, our labs were just rooms full of computers …Read more at the full article: Looking for a computer lab on campus?
Tag Archives: Powerpoint
Prezi is an online cloud based presentation creator that lets users write, add images, and zoom from one part to another for a very different presentation experience. Users who took the time to learn the Prezi ‘Bubble Menu’ and ‘Zebra Wheel’ were rewarded with presentations that moved, images that could be zoomed into, and a …Read more at the full article: The new face of Prezi
We joined Ken Petri, Director of Ohio State’s Web Accessibility Center, for a hands-on workshop that focused on authoring content in PowerPoint so that even those with vision impairments and other disabilities can easily review the PowerPoint documents’ content. The workshop also highlighted best practices for converting PowerPoint presentations to PDF documents that are usable …Read more at the full article: Usability for All: Creating PDF Presentations from PowerPoint (10/23/2012)
What is Prezi, you ask? Thank you for asking! Prezi is an online presentation editor. Unlike Powerpoint, Prezi does not follow a linear progression. Instead, it promotes structuring your presentation around the big ideas you want to present—which may or may not flow linearly.
In order to allow you more artistic freedom, Prezi provides a blank canvas …Read more at the full article: Prezify your Powerpoint!
To: All Ohio State instructors
From: The Digital Union
Re: Apps! Resources! Workshops! –and so much more!
Are you looking for some new ways to enhance your teaching or boost your productivity during Ohio State’s first autumn semester? What follows are highlights of some resources we recommend to help you. Below, I’ll also suggest several …Read more at the full article: Want to be a well-resourced Ohio State instructor? Read on!
I had a chance to check out the service called Slidespeech.com.
Slidespeech is an online service where you can upload Powerpoint, Google Doc, ODP presentations and their service will auto narrate whatever is written in the speaker notes area and create an autorunning video-esque presentation that can play back through slidespeech.com or through their app on …Read more at the full article: Auto Narration via Slidespeech
Tom Evans, OCIO Grants support staff and PowerPoint expert, offered a hands-on exploration of some of the best practices and helpful tricks that can transform your PowerPoints into engaging presentations that deliver impact. A variety of tips and tricks were covered, from creating master slides to embedding video to convenient keyboard shortcuts.
Download files used in …Read more at the full article: PowerPoint Gems: Tips and Tricks to Make your Presentation Shine (05/09/2012)
Katherine Tornwall graduated December 11 with a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering.
Almost every quarter, I have had classes that provide online copies of the PowerPoint slides shown in class. Many of these classes encourage us to print them out so we can take notes directly on the slides. This usually works out great …Read more at the full article: Format Your PowerPoint Slides in PDF so Students Can Use Them
In this session, Ken Petri of Ohio State’s Web Accessibility Center focused on authoring content in PowerPoint so that you can rest assured all of your students, even those with vision and other disabilities, are able to easily review the content of your PowerPoint documents. He presented best practices for converting PowerPoint …Read more at the full article: Usability for All: Creating PDF Presentations from PowerPoint (11/09/2011)
While giving a workshop on Prezi last week, I was asked a few questions which seemed to warrant a quick post.
Some people were interested in putting their Prezi into a PowerPoint slide. If you wish to do so and you’re working on a PC, this is possible. The video below shows the step-by-step process to …Read more at the full article: Embeding Prezi in Powerpoint for Office 2007 or 2010