A New Spin on Prezi: Portfolios


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A New Spin on Prezi: Portfolios

  1. 1. TESOL 2014: EV Tech Fair Friday, March 27, 2014, 10 am Presenter: Candice Quiñones Presentation link: http://prezi.com/qvzzpqwmbttz/?utm_campaign=share&utm_medium=copy A New Spin on Prezi: Portfolios Introduction to Prezi Prezi is a cloud-based presentation software that allows you to create dynamic and interactive presentations in a much less rigid format than PowerPoint does. It has both free and paid versions, and it also allows for sharing and collaboration between multiple authors. Sample Student Portfolio This sample portfoliowas taken from a freshman course focused on developing speaking and presentation skills. Georgi’sPortfolio: http://prezi.com/oyr4wty1wmk_/?u tm_campaign=share&utm_medium= copy How to Create a Prezi Portfolio Rationale: provides a slightly simpler alternative to a website that equally dynamic and creative in showcasing student work. Step One – Prepare Create/Examine Portfolio Guidelines and Criteria Gather necessary files and links to required content. Create/Login to Prezi, select "New Prezi" Step Two – Build Begin by creating sections for your content (using the guidelines or on your own) o Using a template is helpful (there are many tutorials as well). Begin inserting content into frames and mapping the flow. o Images, video, pdf, ppt, music, voiceovers, etc. Step Three – Publish Save your work and select the "Share" button. o copy the link o email collaborators o Set privacy restrictions Resources This specific portfolio was used primarily for showcasing work from a speaking and listening class. It included: student videos (hosted on Youtube) pdf copies of feedback audio files (hosted on Youtube or other websites) assignment descriptions student commentary Possible Adaptations Writing: Using uploads of files such as pdfs and hyperlinks to files hosted elsewhere, students can easily use Prezi to showcase their writing and even highlight the process by displaying their concept maps, brainstorming, outlines, thought process and drafts. Sample Writing Portfolio: http://prezi.com/eo4g- _br5wwz/?utm_campaign=share&utm_med ium=copy Reading: Students can use Prezi to create a portfolio highlighting books they have read using... cover photos, commentary, book reports and book reviews, any other activities you have them do with the reading (i.e. literature circle activities or timed reading records) Sample Reading Portfolio: http://prezi.com/kbs_kn2w3sqa/?utm_ca mpaign=share&utm_medium=copy