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  1. 1. EMERGING PRESENTATION TOOLS: SLIDESHARE
  2. 2. SlideShare <ul><li>http://slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare is a site and a service that allows sharing and downloading of presentations, documents, and videos </li></ul><ul><li>It has a number of social networking features that allow you to post updates to your profile, keep track of your favorite presentations, and communicate and network with other users </li></ul>
  3. 3. Share, Discuss and Reuse Presentations <ul><li>Upload your PowerPoint presentation to reach a wider audience </li></ul><ul><li>Embed slideshows into your own blog, website or Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Share slideshows publicly with a global audience or privately with your colleagues or students </li></ul><ul><li>Search for other presentations on the topic of your interest or research </li></ul><ul><li>Download and reuse the original file </li></ul>
  4. 5. Upload Documents and Videos <ul><li>Presentations : pdf, ppt, pps, pptx, ppsx, pot, potx (Powerpoint); odp (OpenOffice); key, zip (Apple Keynote). </li></ul><ul><li>Documents : pdf, doc, docx, rtf, xls (MSOffice); odt, ods(OpenOffice); Apple iWork Pages. </li></ul><ul><li>Videos : mp4, m4v (ipod), wmv (windows media video), mpeg, avi (windows), mov (apple quicktime), mpg, mkv (h.264), ogg, asf, vob, 3gp, 3g2 (mobile phones), rm, rmvb (Real), flv (Flash) </li></ul><ul><li>Max file size: 100MB for presentations & documents, 500MB for videos. </li></ul><ul><li>http://slideshare.net </li></ul>
  5. 7. Create Events <ul><li>Events allow you to collect all the presentations that were delivered (or will be delivered) at a talk, conference, seminar, workshop or institute </li></ul><ul><li>Use events to promote your ideas, send invites to colleagues or students, archive content, actively discuss topics </li></ul><ul><li>Events are similar to groups, with additional features like location, date & time. </li></ul>
  6. 8. Create Groups <ul><li>Groups are collections of presentations about any common topic or theme </li></ul><ul><li>Use groups to actively debate/discuss issues with your students or colleagues, or simply compile a repository of useful content to refer later to </li></ul><ul><li>Create a group for your student’s final project presentations </li></ul>
  7. 9. Network with Other SlideShare Users <ul><li>Invite friends </li></ul><ul><li>Post on the wall </li></ul><ul><li>Follow other SlideShare users </li></ul><ul><li>Link your SlideShare account to LinkedIn and Facebook profiles </li></ul><ul><li>Bookmark your favorite presentations or documents </li></ul><ul><li>Hold a conversation with the author or other viewers by posting comments </li></ul>
  8. 10. Create a SlideCast <ul><li>Synchronize your presentation with audio to create a slidecast </li></ul><ul><li>Use it to create a narrated lecture or presentation </li></ul><ul><li>Drawback: audio file has to reside on outside server </li></ul>
  9. 11. SlideShare in Education <ul><li>Great for group projects or presentations: students can comment on each other’s work </li></ul><ul><li>Allows easy embedding of presentations or documents into Blackboard </li></ul><ul><li>Great for conference presentations: the file can be accessed from anywhere in the world </li></ul><ul><li>A variety of presentations on the same topic allows you to see different approaches to the issue </li></ul>
  10. 12. Links and Sources <ul><li>http://slideshare.net </li></ul><ul><li>http://www.slideshare.net/faqs/slidecast </li></ul>

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