Making SlideShare Slidecasts

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Making SlideShare Slidecasts

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

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