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Slide share

  1. 1. Slide Share
  2. 2. Main Function <ul><li>Access multimedia presentations from online devices in or outside of class </li></ul><ul><li>Share presentations with the public </li></ul><ul><li>Connect with other users </li></ul>
  3. 3. Who Could Use It? <ul><li>Teachers –to share presentations remotely </li></ul><ul><li>Students – to access presentations remotely </li></ul><ul><li>Well-suited to middle or high school students (for sharing notes or presentations) </li></ul><ul><li>No account required to view content </li></ul><ul><li>Account required to post/share content </li></ul>
  4. 4. Is this tool safe and appropriate for students? <ul><li>Students may view files without creating an account </li></ul><ul><li>Privacy options are available for account holders </li></ul><ul><li>Account holders can block users </li></ul><ul><li>Users may upload publicly or privately </li></ul>
  5. 5. Terms
  6. 6. Privacy Settings
  7. 7. You have an option to customize a profile and provide additional information.
  8. 8. How Can I Create an Account? <ul><li>Free accounts are available for anyone </li></ul><ul><li>Paid accounts are available with upgrade packages </li></ul><ul><li>Visit slideshare.com to create an account </li></ul><ul><li>An email, username and password are required to register </li></ul>
  9. 9. Hold On. Big Question: Do I have to pay for this? This one’s FREE! Upgrade for private uploads
  10. 10. Learning Curve
  11. 12. Slideshare for Education <ul><li>Slideshare features a number of categories, among them Education </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations are public content and therefore a great education resource </li></ul><ul><li>Find and share lesson plans, powerpoints, notes, ideas, even school or departmental policies and training packages </li></ul>
  12. 13. Additional Features <ul><li>Users have their own public profiles with followers and a newsfeed </li></ul><ul><li>Access to a personal calendar and event log </li></ul><ul><li>Social network of Slideshare users </li></ul><ul><li>Access to presentations by other users on any number of topics </li></ul><ul><li>Users can share presentations via email or Facebook </li></ul>
  13. 14. How would I grade an assignment on Slideshare? Rubric *Teacher may access content after class if needed for further evaluation. Presentation content* Presentation skills Citations follow Acceptable Use Policy Adheres to privacy settings dictated by the teacher Appropriate use of the tool Total Score: __________
  14. 15. Similar Tools <ul><li>Youtube </li></ul><ul><li>SlideDeck </li></ul>
  15. 16. Present Yourself! <ul><li>slideshare.net </li></ul>

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