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Presentation for Enriching Scholarship 2008

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  • Online Presentation Tools: SlideShare (plus), Google, Zoho Show, Thinkfree & Mixcaster Patricia F. Anderson <pfa@umich.edu> Health Sciences Libraries, UM May 9, 2008 © 2008 Regents of the University of Michigan. All rights reserved.
  • Online social tools are useful for …
    • Folk who use multiple computers in various locations
    • Discovery of items similar to your selections
    • Sharing resources with peers, managers, students & others
    • Web site development & support
    • Building communities and discovering like-minded individuals
  • Online Presentation Resources
    • When making a presentation, you want pictures, and a few words. And people.
    • Finding Pictures:
      • Google Images
      • Other Image Search Engines
      • Flickr
    • Building your presentation -- Zoho: Show
    • Sharing your presentation (& finding other presentations) -- SlideShare.net
  • Creating Accounts
    • Each account per tool (Flickr, Zoho, Slideshare, Thinkfree) must usually be associated with a unique e-mail address.
    • If creating an account to be shared across an office, consider creating an e-mail list to serve as the contact e-mail address.
  • More: Copyright & Licensing
    • Creative Commons license options for both SlideShare and Flickr
      • Is there an institutional policy?
      • What does your boss think?
    • Most conservative license is “All Rights Reserved.”
    • Next most conservative, but more open, is Creative Commons, non-commercial use only, no derivatives.
  • Slideshare.net: Home
  • Slideshare.net: Home: Featured
  • Slideshare.net: About
    • Content from those who want to get their ideas out:
      • Not-for-profits
      • International schools
      • Consultants
      • Individuals
  • SlideShare.net: About 2
    • Things to do with SlideShare:
      • Find teaching materials
      • Share teaching materials
      • Share conference slides
      • Review content remotely from secured computers.
  • Slideshare - About sharing
    • Share with all
    • Share with many
    • Share with few
    • NOTES:
      • People can download your presentation without asking you first, unless YOU specify otherwise when uploading the file.
      • People can ask you.
  • Slideshare.net: Things to Do
    • Conference and Event presentation collections
  • Slideshare.net: Tags
  • Slideshare.net: Tag Browse
  • SlideShare.net: Searching
    • No advanced search
    • Sloppy search, but getting better all the time. Content growing rapidly.
    • Pluses: Searches full text of presentation slides, and breaks out full text in display
  • SlideShare.net: My SlideSpace
  • SlideShare.net: My SlideSpace
    • Presentations
    • Favorites
    • Tags
    • Contacts
    • Comments
  • SlidesShare.net: My SlideSpace
    • Feedback & Discussion
    • Who are you reaching?
    • Track use and downloads
    • Build a following, build your reputation
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • Do it yourself podcast creation: sync slides to audio.
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • Click “Edit” on an already loaded slide presentation
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • Need to provide a URL for audio MP3 file - no option to upload file.
    • Assumption is URL needs to be stable / permanent
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • Can load audio and process right away, or come back later to finish.
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • Audio synchronization tool requires good vision.
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • Select slides currently being edited
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • Select audio range currently being edited
    • Drag bars in audio to mark beginning and end of range.
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • What it looks like at the end of editing.
  • SlideShare.net: Slidecast
    • What it looks like when it is completed.
  • Zoho Show: Home
  • Zoho Show: What You Can Do
  • Zoho Show: Ways to Use It
    • Backup your presentation, in case:
      • Your computer fries at a conference
      • When you have to use someone else’s computer
      • You are working from a public computer without your preferred presentation software
      • Last minute edits / updates to previously loaded presentation
    • Pseudo Webcast presentations -- conference call + online slideshow you control
    • Interviewing job candidates remotely
    • Guest speakers & consulting presentations
  • Zoho Show: New Presentation
  • Zoho Show: Other Design Styles
  • Zoho Show: Editing Interface
  • Zoho Show: Adding a New Slide
  • Zoho Show: Images & Flickr
  • Zoho Show: Images & Flickr
    • Success!
  • Zoho Show: Menus
    • Import PPT
    • Export as HTML
    • Share with Others
  • Other Free Zoho Online Tools
    • Zoho Writer (word processing)
    • Zoho Sheet (spreadsheet)
    • Zoho Polls (surveys)
    • Zoho Creator (online databases)
    • Zoho Wiki
    • More … at Zoho.com
  • Google Docs Presentation Tool
    • Google’s presentation tool is part of the Google Docs suite of applications
  • Google Docs Presentation Tool
    • NOTE: Can only upload 10Meg files for slide presentations.
  • Google: Special Features
    • Email your files to load
    • Can share files
      • For viewing
      • For editing
      • For presentations
      • More on this soon
  • Google: Edit View
  • Google: Edit View
  • Google: Edit View
  • Google: Edit View
  • Google: Edit View
  • Google: Edit View
  • Google: Importing Images (Oops!)
  • Google: Share & Publish Tabs
  • Google: Sharing
    • Collaborators
    • Viewers
      • Asynchronous
      • “ Create Event” = Synchronous
  • Google: Online Presentation
    • Online presentation > like web conferencing
  • Google: Online Presentation
    • Online presentation > like web conferencing
  • Google: Presentation View
  • Thinkfree
    • Like Zoho, provides a suite of applications
  • Thinkfree
    • Quick Edit for online presentation
    • Power Edit to create Powerpoint compatible documents
  • Thinkfree: Quick Edit
  • Thinkfree: Edit View
  • Thinkfree: Upload Files
    • Upload files - same reasons as for Zoho Show.
  • Thinkfree: Upload Files
    • What uploaded file looks like.
  • Thinkfree: FYI
    • CONS:
      • Not compatible with all browsers
      • New - still needs some fine-tuning
      • Commercial
    • PROS:
      • Interface comfortable to people familiar with Powerpoint
      • Mobile (can update via phone)
      • Commercial (support team?)
  • MixerCast
    • Blends uploaded media files into shareable presentation.
  • MixerCast
    • Upload and annotate various media types
  • MixerCast
    • Wizard available to simplify production.
  • MixerCast
    • Variety of layouts
  • Synopsis
    • Topics:
      • Slideshare : Import, share, no online editing, Slidecast: Podcast, <50meg
      • Zoho Show: Import, edit, share, live webcasting
      • Google: Import, edit, share, export, live webcasting, <10meg
      • Thinkfree : Import, edit, share, export – like PPT
      • MixerCast : Not like PPT, more multimedia, share
    • Contact Info: Patricia Anderson, pfa@umich.edu