Slideshare:  New and Easy-to-Use Web-based Tool Charles J. Ansorge April 2007
Latest Quick LTA <ul><li>Have you ever wanted to share PowerPoint slides with students or colleagues? </li></ul><ul><li>Va...
Slideshare <ul><li>Free service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe to the service and then upload to the site </li></ul></ul>...
Slideshare (cont’d)
Potential Uses for Slideshare <ul><li>Way to archive PowerPoint presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Means to share presentatio...
Uses (cont’d) <ul><li>Way to create a picture montage of </li></ul>Prague Hungary Sunflower Bratislava
Uses (cont’d) <ul><li>Posting PowerPoint slides for academic course </li></ul><ul><li>Backup for making presentation at co...
Slideshare <ul><li>Released in October 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Free service </li></ul><ul><li>Permits users to upload Power...
Uploading Files <ul><li>First create an account </li></ul><ul><li>From “Home” site click on Upload button </li></ul><ul><l...
Uploading Files (cont’d) <ul><li>Each set of slides has its own unique URL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net...
Limitations of Slideshare <ul><li>Limited to 30 MB for slide file </li></ul><ul><li>No sharing or privacy options </li></u...
Features <ul><li>Possible to share slides  </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to producer of slides (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Save ...
Summary  <ul><li>Slideshare is a clean, fast, and functional web-based program </li></ul><ul><li>Price is right </li></ul>...
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This is a slide show that describes Slideshare and a variety of ways that this tool can be used. It was created as a Quick LTA and will be shared at a future FridayLive! session that is sponsored by the Teaching, Learning, and Technology Group.

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Slideshare: New and Easy-to-Use Web-based Tool

  1. 1. Slideshare: New and Easy-to-Use Web-based Tool Charles J. Ansorge April 2007
  2. 2. Latest Quick LTA <ul><li>Have you ever wanted to share PowerPoint slides with students or colleagues? </li></ul><ul><li>Variety of ways this may be done </li></ul><ul><li>One of simplest ways is to use recent web service called SlideShare </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://slideshare.net/ </li></ul></ul>
  3. 3. Slideshare <ul><li>Free service </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Subscribe to the service and then upload to the site </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Logo for the site </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Slides for this Quick LTA have been uploaded </li></ul>
  4. 4. Slideshare (cont’d)
  5. 5. Potential Uses for Slideshare <ul><li>Way to archive PowerPoint presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Means to share presentation slides made at conferences </li></ul><ul><li>Method of posting class presentations in public place for comment </li></ul>
  6. 6. Uses (cont’d) <ul><li>Way to create a picture montage of </li></ul>Prague Hungary Sunflower Bratislava
  7. 7. Uses (cont’d) <ul><li>Posting PowerPoint slides for academic course </li></ul><ul><li>Backup for making presentation at conference where internet access available </li></ul>
  8. 8. Slideshare <ul><li>Released in October 2006 </li></ul><ul><li>Free service </li></ul><ul><li>Permits users to upload PowerPoint, PDF or Open Office files and share them through a YouTube-like interface </li></ul>
  9. 9. Uploading Files <ul><li>First create an account </li></ul><ul><li>From “Home” site click on Upload button </li></ul><ul><li>Navigate to where the PowerPoint, PDF, or OpenOffice document located on hard drive </li></ul><ul><li>Click on Upload radio button </li></ul>
  10. 10. Uploading Files (cont’d) <ul><li>Each set of slides has its own unique URL </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/cansorge/low-threshold-applications/ </li></ul></ul><ul><li>All slides are public </li></ul>
  11. 11. Limitations of Slideshare <ul><li>Limited to 30 MB for slide file </li></ul><ul><li>No sharing or privacy options </li></ul><ul><li>Original presentations may not be downloaded by publisher or viewer </li></ul>
  12. 12. Features <ul><li>Possible to share slides </li></ul><ul><li>Subscribe to producer of slides (RSS) </li></ul><ul><li>Save favorites </li></ul><ul><li>Enter comments on slides </li></ul><ul><li>Control the size of viewing window </li></ul>
  13. 13. Summary <ul><li>Slideshare is a clean, fast, and functional web-based program </li></ul><ul><li>Price is right </li></ul><ul><li>Appears to be growing in popularity </li></ul><ul><li>Give it a try </li></ul><ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net </li></ul></ul>

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