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Using SlideShare

  1. 1. Using SlideShare View & share presentations Using SlideShare View & share presentations
  2. 2. What is SlideShare? <ul><li>… a presentation sharing website where users can upload, view and share presentation files. </li></ul><ul><li>… share ideas & work-related presentations & documents. </li></ul><ul><li>… student work, conference presentations, classroom slides. </li></ul><ul><li>… embed slideshows into website or blog. </li></ul><ul><li>… download original PPT files (if author permits). </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  3. 3. How do you use SlideShare? <ul><li>Share privately (friends) or publicly (everyone). </li></ul><ul><li>Add audio or video (YouTube) to slides. </li></ul><ul><li>Join groups to connect with others with similar interests. </li></ul><ul><li>’ Favourite’ presentation to express interest and support to author. </li></ul><ul><li>Share presentation by embedding on website or VLE. </li></ul><ul><li>Use SlideShare to market yourself, your ideas, your work. </li></ul>
  4. 4. How does SlideShare work? <ul><li>Search via ‘Category’. </li></ul><ul><li>Upload presentation instead of sending multiple emails. </li></ul><ul><li>Send link to presentation or embed complete presentation into webpage. </li></ul><ul><li>Tag presentations to make them searchable by others. </li></ul><ul><li>Related presentations listed alongside your presentations based on tags and title. </li></ul>
  5. 5. SlideShare presentation explained Share : Email link to colleagues Favourite : Mark for future reference Get File : Download original presentation Share : email link to colleagues Post to : Easy embed instructions for Blogger, WordPress, Twitter, etc Presentation Controls: Next, Previous, Home, End, Full Screen
  6. 6. Presentation Statistics User : UserID and when presentation was uploaded to SlideShare Profile : Profile Avatar Embed : copy this code to embed presentation into your web page Statistics : Number of individual views, number of people who have marked it as a ‘favourite’, and number of individual times the presentation has been embedded in websites. Description : Presentation description
  7. 7. Where do you begin? <ul><li>Register with SlideShare (if not already signed up). </li></ul><ul><li>Update account Profile settings (avatar, contact details, email address, friends, etc). </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Set default settings for all presentations that you will upload (privacy, download, etc) </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Upload your first presentation. </li></ul><ul><li>Assign appropriate ‘tags’ to presentation. </li></ul>
  8. 8. Your Presentation <ul><li>Cut-and-paste ‘embed’ code into website, blog, VLE. </li></ul><ul><li>YouTube clip will play automatically. </li></ul><ul><li>Click ‘Full Screen’ to present to classroom. </li></ul>
  9. 9. What else is there? <ul><li>Use to host presentations and embed / link to from own website. </li></ul><ul><li>Use as ‘source’ for presentations in classroom by uploading and accessing SlideShare when needed (must ensure Internet connection). </li></ul><ul><li>Use to ‘send’ presentations to Conference organisers. </li></ul>
  10. 10. Conference & Meetings <ul><li>Create SlideShare ‘Group’ or ‘Event’. </li></ul><ul><li>Ask presenters to submit presentations to Group/Event. </li></ul><ul><li>Set presentations to private, and share with known SlideShare Group/Event users (friends). </li></ul><ul><li>Peer-Review presentations online with SlideShare. </li></ul><ul><li>Release presentations online AFTER the conference so delegates to view & download. </li></ul>
  11. 11. How can students use SlideShare? <ul><li>… in exactly the same way you do, namely they: </li></ul><ul><ul><li>Register </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Upload </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Embed / link </li></ul></ul><ul><ul><li>Share / Favourite </li></ul></ul><ul><li>Use Twitter-style hashtag in description to make it easy to find all work related to class. </li></ul><ul><li>This reduces volume of data in email inbox. </li></ul>
  12. 12. SlideShare Widget ... what’s that? <ul><li>Create ‘widget’ to display SlideShare. </li></ul><ul><li>Copy-and-paste code into Webpage or Blog. </li></ul><ul><li>Display all your presentations at once with quick-links to archived presentations. </li></ul><ul><li>Landscape (shown) or Portrait orientation. </li></ul>
  13. 13. Thank you for your time <ul><li>David Hopkins </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>SlideShare: hopkinsdavid </li></ul>