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At Work & Play
At Work & Play
At Work & Play
At Work & Play
At Work & Play
At Work & Play
At Work & Play
At Work & Play
At Work & Play
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At Work & Play


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  • 1. At Work & Play Photo Journal
  • 2. Trying out new camera features.
  • 3. Andy Warhol, NOT!
  • 4.
    • EvaluationTemplateName: SlideShare (SlideCasting---Slideshow + podcasting)
    • URL:
    • Is there a getting started link? What is SlideShare?
    • Is there an FAQ? yes
    • Demo? Yes, video and examples
    • About Us link? yes
    • News link? Yes, My News when users log in
  • 5.
    • Link to a blog about the tool? yes
    • Is there a Site Map? no
    • Is there a Help link? Yes; tips & tricks
    • Purpose of the tool: to host and share presentations: conference talks, musical slideshows, slidetoons, audio stories
    • Features: multimedia mashup; synchronize audio with slides
  • 6.
    • Reviews? Web site has links to various blogs
    • Learning curve? Depends on user experience uploading files and working with audio; user will need some training
    • Who's behind this site? founded by Rashmi Sinha, Jon Boutelle and Amit Ranjan. The SlideShare team is a small, tightly-knit group of developers and designers based in Mountain View (California, USA) & New Delhi (India). Management Team comprised of noted individuals.
    • how did you find out? About us
    • Your comments regarding the Terms and Conditions? or Terms of Service?
  • 7.
    • What is the Privacy Policy? Willl not sell or rent email address to 3rd party; premium services require credit card
    • Financial model? The SlideShare API is available for non-commercial use by outside developers.
    • Any additional devices needed in order to use? Need a server to store mp3 files; url needed to upload files
    • How might you use this tool in general? To share any type of presentation with audio from any Internet connected computer
  • 8.
    • How might you use this tool in the classroom? Students can share their projects in the classroom, teachers can review students projects from home; blogs can be used to critique; teachers can use to present to peers; parents can view student or teacher presentations
    • Web 2.0 characteristics? Uniquely created by individual, can use Weblogs, users exercising control over data; sharing, social networking aspects
    • Limitations: files cannot be larger than 30 MB; no sharing or privacy options, original presentation cannot be downloaded by publisher or viewers; cannot edit after uploading—
  • 9.
    • Overall Ratings – good
    • Simplicity: can upload powerpoint or pdf files
    • Convenience: portable
    • Reliability: had problems with audio portion
    • Usefullness: unlimited uses
    • Affordability: free except for Premium version
    • Overall Rating - Thumbs up or thumbs down? Thumbs up