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Slide share and Wordle

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A presentation about the use of SS and Wordle as a teaching tool for communication.

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Slide share and Wordle

  1. 1. What is it? • SlideShare is a social network and online platform for professionals. • Mission: “Our mission is to connect the world's professionals to allow them to be more productive and successful. Our services are designed to promote economic opportunity for our members by enabling you and millions of other professionals to meet, exchange ideas, learn, and find opportunities or employees, work, and make decisions in a network of trusted relationships.”
  2. 2. Who uses it? • For professional, academic use. For both students and teachers.
  3. 3. When do we use it? • Ideal use: to deliver assingments before/after class, e.g at home, library. • Other uses: e.g. during class (as an activity), self- study time, free time, homework uploading.
  4. 4. Where do we use it? • Ideal places use: to deliver assignments outside the classroom. • Other places to use: inside the classroom, self- access rooms, library, CTIC, language laboratory, home, and anyWi-Fi access spot.
  5. 5. What do we do with it? • Ideal use: social networking, share resources, present information. e.g. Teacher uploads the presentation to SlideShare and students can find it quite easily.
  6. 6. Why do we use it? • Ideal use: Teachers: e.g. revise students’ uploaded assignments through a public platform Students: e.g. find relevant information easily about any topic
  7. 7. How do we use it? (upload)
  8. 8. What else is about it? • SlideShare is part of the LinkedIn family since 2012. • SS offers to upgrade your account from $29.99/month, giving you a free trial for 30 days. • As part of LinkedIn you are able to share not only presentations but apply for jobs and connect to other people in the professional area. • Business Leads is a new feature to make a campaign for people to reach your content.
  9. 9. Where can I find SlideShare? • www.slideshare.net • www.linkedin.com • LinkedIn SlideShare App
  10. 10. ACTIVITIES or USES: 1.Sort out the words according to the part of the speech they are. 2. Create a short story using as many words as you can. 3. Wall poster for vocabulary of the month 4. Find words related to... (topic)

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