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Handouts for a teacher training at College of Foreign Languages in Częstochowa, Poland,
Wyższa Szkoła Lingwistyczna w Częstochowie.
W ramach projektu unijnego.

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Prezi EN

  1. 1. PREZI.COMTomasz Walasek Prezi.com – astonishing presentations This Project has been funded with support from the European Commission
  2. 2. Prezi.comCREATE ASTONISHING PRESENTATIONS LIVE AND ON THE WEBWHAT IS PREZI?Prezi lets you create fresh-looking presentation on-line and for free.Everybody knows Microsoft PowerPoint. PowerPoint is a great tool to enhance your presentation, to helpyou deliver your lectures in an interesting way. But PowerPoint is not free. And - isnt it a bit boring?Prezi is a new sheriff in town. First of all it new. Fresh. Good-looking.It is free to use. If you are a student or teacher (you must have an e-mail with "edu" domain) you canhave the enhanced prezi. But it is not necessary.WHY DO I NEED IT?With Prezi:  your presentations are always with you,  you can collaboratively work on your presentation,  you can share your work on-line,  you surprise and amaze your audience.The training is funded by the European Commission (Life Long Learning programme, KA2 Languages) This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 1
  3. 3. CREATING YOUR EVERNOTE USER ACCOUNTIn order to use it you have to registerfirst. If your e-mail is in "edu" domain youshould clik student/teacher licenses.Otherwise go for a public license.Have a look at the picture.HOW TO USE IT?01 Double click anywhere to writeWhen you create a prezi, the canvas is yourworkspace. You can double-click anywhere onthe canvas to add a text box to jot down your keyideas. As your ideas fill the canvas, you can dragit around to create more space.02 Zoom in to develop your ideasOnce you have added your ideas to the canvas astext, you can zoom in to these ideas to developthem and add more text. You can use the zoombuttons on the right side of the screen or scrollyour mouse wheel to zoom in and out.The training is funded by the European Commission (Life Long Learning programme, KA2 Languages) This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 2
  4. 4. 03 Use the zebra for structure and sizeNow, you can arrange your ideas and createhierarchy through size. When you click on one ofthe text boxes, youll see the stripedtransformation zebra, which lets you move (centerof the zebra), size and scale (inner ring of thezebra), and rotate objects of any kind (outer ringof the zebra).04 Add images from the Insert menuWhen youre ready to add images, you can simplyclick Insert on the menu in the upper left, andclick on the image you want to use. Once theimage appears on the canvas, you can click on theimage and use the zebra to move, size, or rotate it.Quick tip: before you get started, collect imagesyou plan to use in your prezi and place them in afolder for easy access.05 Create your storylineAfter youve added and arranged your text andimages, its time to add the storyline or path. Usethe zoom buttons or mouse wheel to zoom out, asseeing the "big picture" can help you determinethe right path for the ideas in your prezi. Click onPath, and add your storyline by clicking on theparts in the order in which you want to showthem. If you want to change the order of yourpath, you can Delete All and start again or dragthe unassigned path ball (that appears betweenpath numbers) to the object you want to show.The training is funded by the European Commission (Life Long Learning programme, KA2 Languages) This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 3
  5. 5. 06 Click Show to present!Ready to present? To move into presentationmode, click on Show and step through your preziwith the arrow buttons or arrow keys. In Show,you can click to zoom in and out of your ideas atany point and press the arrows to get back to thepath. Publish from Prezi.com with a click Afteryou present, you can publish your prezi byclicking on it from prezi.com/my and checkingthe box marked Publish. On the Share tab, youcan invite others to view or edit your prezi, andobtain an embed code to easily add the prezi toyour blog.YOU CAN WATCH THE TUTORIALS:  http://prezi.com/learn/getting-started/ - getting started  http://prezi.com/learn/bubble-menu/ - explanation of Prezi menu  http://prezi.com/learn/transformation-zebra-move-scale-rotate/ - explanation of Zebra menuThe training is funded by the European Commission (Life Long Learning programme, KA2 Languages) This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 4
  6. 6. Assignment 1: Add YouTube video to your prezi  Click anywhere on the canvas to open a new textbox.  Paste the URL of a YouTube video to the textbox (this is not the YouTube embed code).  Hit OK on the text box. Once the video is selected in Write mode, you can use the Zebra tool to arrange it, or simply drag and move with your mouse.Assignment 2: Add a picture to your prezi  Choose Insert/Load File,  select the image from your computer  use the Zebra to arrange it.  Supported formats are JPG, PNG and GIF.  The maximum size for images is 2880 by 2880 pixels.The training is funded by the European Commission (Life Long Learning programme, KA2 Languages) This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 5
  7. 7. Assignment 3: Create a presentation path  Zoom out until you can see multiple objects you want to show  choose Path on the Bubble Menu  click on your objects in the order you want to present them  drag path numbered circles off to the background remove them  drag the small path circles between two steps to insert an object  drag the large numbered circle onto other objects to swap them into the Path  choose Capture View to capture current view and add it to the path  click Show in the Menu, and use the bottom right arrows to go through your Path  the Delete All button deletes the whole Path, and all the path steps. Choose Insert/Load File, select the image from your computerThe training is funded by the European Commission (Life Long Learning programme, KA2 Languages) This work by Tomasz Walasek is licensed under Creative Commons BY-SA 3.0 License. Page 6

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