PROJECT 2.10MEDT 7462SUMMER 2012By: Chase Callaway, Joe Crawford& Rebecca Gore
WHY USE PREZI IN YOUR CLASSROOM? Engagement in Web 2.0 environments provides, it has been argued, more avenues forself‐representation, expression or reflection and more organized forms of collaboration and knowledge building. -Conole & Alevizou
WHAT IS PREZI?Prezi is an online, web 2.0 tool (www.prezi.com)providing users with options to create presentationsthat engage the audience in discovering each topic youpresent.
WHAT IS PREZI?Rather than simple slides, Prezi’s follow a path fromtopic to topic in the presentation to better showrelationships between ideas and concepts.
WHY SHOULD TEACHERS USE PREZI? Prezi’s online nature lets its users collaborate on their work from different computers, anywhere in the world to create meaningful presentations. Prezi works well with other forms of media and allows users to import files from multiple sources. Prezi is also available as an iPad app in the iTunes App Store that is fully functional.
HOW TO USE PREZI Prezi provides many different effects in its editing tools: panning, zooming are a few Prezi’s unique interface enables users to create storylines within a presentation. Work can be presented online, or one can download it for presentation with or without an Internet connection.
HOW TO USE PREZIAccess to… vast tutorial system clearly labeled videos organized by topic extensive user manual support team
HOW TO USE PREZIPrezi’s YouTube Channel:http://www.youtube.com/user/PreziVideoChannel/videos
PREZI IN THE CLASSROOM Appropriate for all subject areas in grades K-12. Excellent tool for: reviewing content summarizing information Presenting and explaining new ideas concepts
HOW MUCH DOES PREZI COST?Edu Enjoy Edu Pro Free $4.92 a month Core Features Core features 500 MB of storage 2 GB of storage Make Prezis Private Make Prezi private Use own logos Use own logo Premium support Prezi desktop
REFERENCES Conole, G., & Alevizou, P. (2010, September). The Higher Education Academy. Retrieved June 29, 2012, from Evidence Net: http://www.heacademy.ac.uk/assets/EvidenceNet/C onole_Alevizou_2010.pdf www.prezi.com www.youtube.com