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Echo360 – Learning Tools That Go Well Beyond Lecture Capture

October 5, 2016

This Active Learning Platform Provides a Rich Set of Integrated Tools for Student Learning and Engagement I’ve been aware of Echo360 for years now, but have thought of it as predominantly a Lecture Capture solution. I recently learned that it is a much more robust platform, with rich functionality that can engage students in face-to-face, hybrid, […]

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10 Popular and Fun #EdTech Slideshare Presentations from EmergingEdTech

May 10, 2016

Slideshare is a Wonderful Free Resource for Educators The widely used Slideshare presentation sharing format is a great way to make your PowerPoint presentations or other files available for easy web-based access, and get statistics on views. In addition to PowerPoint files, Slideshare imports PDF files, Word files, Open Office files, and text files. Teachers have […]

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Put the Power Back in PowerPoint With More Images and Less Text!

May 20, 2015

A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words The next time you’re putting together a presentation, ask yourself whether a slide can be replaced with a picture. If you can get your main point across with a picture instead of a chart, bullet point list or block of text, do so. Pictures are engaging and memorable. […]

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10 Pretty Awesome Things You Can do With PowerPoint

September 14, 2014

When Used With Tact, These Techniques can Help to Make Your Presentations Fun and Engaging It’d easy to bash PowerPoint, especially given the poor uses we see all too often … plain boring slides with no personality, or worse yet … slides that are inundated with text, delivered by monotone lecturers lacking enthusiasm. But this […]

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5 Great Tips for Putting the Power Back in Your PowerPoint Presentations

May 27, 2014

Bring the Passion and Purpose Back to Your Presentations With These Helpful Ideas Are your PowerPoint slides the same ones you’ve been using for years? Are they boring? What do your students think about them? How about new presentations? Do you have to put together a new slide deck for an upcoming presentation? Do you […]

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How to Add Voice Over to PowerPoint 2010 Slides (Using Built-in Functionality)

May 11, 2014

The first “3 Minute Teaching With Tech Tip” Video Shows how Easy it is to Narrate Over PowerPoint 2010 Have you ever wondered how hard (or easy) it is to add voice narration to PowerPoint Presentations in Office 2010? It’s really not very difficult at all! Our 2012 article, Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations […]

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Add Voice Over to PowerPoint Presentations in 5 Easy Steps

December 23, 2012

This simple technique is an easy way to turn those PowerPoint Slides into flipped course content. The presentation tool in Microsoft Office is one of the most widely used slide presentation applications available today. While PowerPoint has plenty of detractors and is often the butt of jokes (“PowerPoint has no power and no point …”, […]

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Breathe New Life Into Your PowerPoint Slides With Dozens Of Exciting Free Tools & Resources

October 2, 2011

A wealth of free resources that can help you jazz up those tired old (or new) lesson slides and presentations. Thanks to a preponderance of boring content, PowerPoint has earned an undeserved bad name. It has become an all-too-easy target for bashing in today’s web media. At a recent education conference, someone used the phrase “Power Corrupts, but PowerPoint […]

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