What is it?‘SlideShare is a Web 2.0 based slide hosting service. Users can upload files privately or publicly. Slides can then be viewed on the site itself, on hand held devices or embedded on other sites. Launched in 2006, the website is considered to be similar to YouTube, but for slideshows.’http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/SlideShare
Advantages Free Easy to use Easy to access Can link to one presentation from many places A community of users Can find inspiring and useful presentations
‘SlideCast’ Opportunity to add good quality narration Create or find an MP3 sound file (not music) Upload presentation and sound file Sync the sound with the appropriate slides Investment of time but high quality
Some Examples http://www.ioe.ac.uk/studentInformation/57791.ht ml http://www.slideshare.net
A particular slide catching your eye?
Clipping is a handy way to collect important slides you want to go back to later.