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Making SlideShare Slidecasts

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  • 1. Making SlideShare Slidecasts Mike Bogle Educational Technologist Learning & Teaching @ UNSW
  • 2. About Slidecasts
    • “ Slidecasting is a new multimedia format for viewing slide decks synchronized with an audio file. It is for conference talks, musical slideshows, audio picture books or whatever else you can imagine.”
    • http://www.slideshare.net/faqs/slidecast
  • 3. Software / Components
    • PowerPoint, Keynote OpenOffice, or other supported programs
    • Microphone
    • Audacity (for audio)
    • Hosting for audio file
    • Slideshare for the presentation
    Shure 55S by jschneid – shared under CC-by-NC
  • 4. Supported File Formats
    • SlideShare supports a variety of formats including:
      • PowerPoint (ppt, pps, pot, pptx, ppsx, potx)
      • OpenOffice files
      • Apple Keynote
      • PDF
      • Microsoft Word, Excel sheets, and text files.
    OK by sillygwailo – shared under CC-by
  • 5. Download Audacity
    • Audacity is a free, open-source audio editing program for Windows, Mac & Linux
    • http://audacity.sourceforge.net
  • 6. See “Overview of Audacity” on Blip.TV: http://blip.tv/file/1645986/ Audacity: Set-up, Recording, Exporting
  • 7. The General Idea
    • Create a presentation in a supported format
    • Record an audio file ( MP3 recommended )
    • Upload the presentation to SlideShare.net
    • Upload the MP3 to a web-visible location
    • In SlideShare, choose Create Slidecast
    • Follow the instructions to locate the file & synchronise the slides to the audio track
  • 8.
    • See the Slideshare FAQ on slidecasts at http://www.slideshare.net/faqs/slidecast
    Slideshare: Synchronization Workspace
  • 9. Eh ! Voilà
    • Once processed a yellow sign is displayed, indicating “Slidecast: Audio track inside”
    • Slidecasts are available anywhere, including embedded instances.
  • 10. The End. By toolmantim - shared under CC-by-nc
  • 11. Questions? Mike Bogle [email_address] http://techticker.net