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Creating Better Presentations

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Prezi

A web-based service to make presentations more visually stimulating and exciting.

  • Visual storytelling – Prezi uses strong visuals to help convey your message, and the slides zoom and pan to show context.
  • Conversational presenting – You can adapt your presentation on the fly to adapt to the audience, spending more time on details or getting right to the bottom line.
  • Easy to use and set up – Prezi has many varied templates to suit a variety of needs and presentations, and is incredibly simple to use.
  • Seamless collaboration - Prezi can be used in your browser, a mobile app (iOS or Android), or on a desktop app, and you can sync your presentations to the cloud.
  • Browsable library of reusable content.

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Pricing (basic account is free)
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SlideShare

Service offered through Linkedin, allows users to upload documents, presentations, etc to share publicly or privately.

  • Upload your own Word documents, Excel spreadsheets, PDFs and more to share with students in your class and beyond.
  • Search for slideshows on topics of interest, most of which can be downloaded.
  • Improve participation and deepen learning.
  • Students can use the site to communicate with instructors or others, share work, view other students’ work, and make comments.

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Cost: Premium accounts are free!
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Animoto

Animoto provides an array of tools for creating videos and presentations in your classroom.

  • Animoto automatically analyzes music, photos and video clips, and orchestrates a custom video, leaving you free to focus on the content and narrative of your videos.
  • Give specific images added prominence and screen time in your video.
  • Mix relevant messaging, statistics and quotes among the pictures your videos to educate your audience and inspire them to action.
  • It's easy to share your videos via email, on a blog/website, export to YouTube, or download to a computer for use in presentations.

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