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Using SlideShare in an educational Institution.

Using SlideShare in an educational Institution.


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  • 1. Using SlideShare View & share presentations Using SlideShare View & share presentations
  • 2. What is SlideShare?
    • … a presentation sharing website where users can upload, view and share presentation files.
    • … share ideas & work-related presentations & documents.
    • … student work, conference presentations, classroom slides.
    • … embed slideshows into website or blog.
    • … download original PPT files (if author permits).
    • www.slideshare.net
  • 3. How do you use SlideShare?
    • Share privately (friends) or publicly (everyone).
    • Add audio or video (YouTube) to slides.
    • Join groups to connect with others with similar interests.
    • ’ Favourite’ presentation to express interest and support to author.
    • Share presentation by embedding on website or VLE.
    • Use SlideShare to market yourself, your ideas, your work.
  • 4. How does SlideShare work?
    • Search via ‘Category’.
    • Upload presentation instead of sending multiple emails.
    • Send link to presentation or embed complete presentation into webpage.
    • Tag presentations to make them searchable by others.
    • Related presentations listed alongside your presentations based on tags and title.
  • 5. SlideShare presentation explained Share : Email link to colleagues Favourite : Mark for future reference Get File : Download original presentation Share : email link to colleagues Post to : Easy embed instructions for Blogger, WordPress, Twitter, etc Presentation Controls: Next, Previous, Home, End, Full Screen
  • 6. Presentation Statistics User : UserID and when presentation was uploaded to SlideShare Profile : Profile Avatar Embed : copy this code to embed presentation into your web page Statistics : Number of individual views, number of people who have marked it as a ‘favourite’, and number of individual times the presentation has been embedded in websites. Description : Presentation description
  • 7. Where do you begin?
    • Register with SlideShare (if not already signed up).
    • Update account Profile settings (avatar, contact details, email address, friends, etc).
      • Set default settings for all presentations that you will upload (privacy, download, etc)
    • Upload your first presentation.
    • Assign appropriate ‘tags’ to presentation.
  • 8. Your Presentation
    • Cut-and-paste ‘embed’ code into website, blog, VLE.
    • YouTube clip will play automatically.
    • Click ‘Full Screen’ to present to classroom.
  • 9. What else is there?
    • Use to host presentations and embed / link to from own website.
    • Use as ‘source’ for presentations in classroom by uploading and accessing SlideShare when needed (must ensure Internet connection).
    • Use to ‘send’ presentations to Conference organisers.
  • 10. Conference & Meetings
    • Create SlideShare ‘Group’ or ‘Event’.
    • Ask presenters to submit presentations to Group/Event.
    • Set presentations to private, and share with known SlideShare Group/Event users (friends).
    • Peer-Review presentations online with SlideShare.
    • Release presentations online AFTER the conference so delegates to view & download.
  • 11. How can students use SlideShare?
    • … in exactly the same way you do, namely they:
      • Register
      • Upload
      • Embed / link
      • Share / Favourite
    • Use Twitter-style hashtag in description to make it easy to find all work related to class.
    • This reduces volume of data in email inbox.
  • 12. SlideShare Widget ... what’s that?
    • Create ‘widget’ to display SlideShare.
    • Copy-and-paste code into Webpage or Blog.
    • Display all your presentations at once with quick-links to archived presentations.
    • Landscape (shown) or Portrait orientation.
  • 13. Thank you for your time
    • David Hopkins
    • twitter.com/hopkinsdavid
    • SlideShare: hopkinsdavid