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Lunch2.0 - Other presentation tools

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Lunch2.0 - Other presentation tools

  1. 1. Other New Presentation Tools<br />Jeff Schneidewind<br />Emerging Technologies Research Specialist<br />UC Irvine Libraries<br />Lunch2.0<br />August 5, 2011 <br />
  2. 2. Slides - PowerPoint Alternatives<br />Similar to PowerPoint<br />Different from PowerPoint<br />Not slides; not Prezi<br />Presentation Tips and Best Practices<br />What We’ll Cover<br />http://libguides.lib.uci.edu/visual_literacy<br />
  3. 3. 280Slides<br />Google Presentation<br />Impress (requires installation)<br />Keynote (requires purchase and installation; Apple only)<br />Slideshow Tools – Similar to PPT<br />
  4. 4. 280slides<br />http://280slides.com/<br />
  5. 5. Online and free<br />Different interface than PPT<br />Very Simple<br />Present in browser online or save as PPT<br />Integrated publishing to Slideshare<br />Easy, integrated online media search<br />280slides Pros<br />
  6. 6. Too much like PPT for “wow” factor<br />Maybe too simple<br />No offline presentation tool – need PPT<br />Still in “beta” after 3 years<br />280slides Cons<br />
  7. 7. What are your 280slides comments, tips, issues?<br />
  8. 8. Google Presentation<br />http://www.google.com<br />
  9. 9. Online and free<br />Easy group editing<br />Easy and powerful sharing options<br />Different interface than PPT<br />Can import PPT; save as PPT<br />Google Presentation Pros<br />
  10. 10. Too much like PPT for “wow” factor<br />Has themes and shapes but no clip art, etc.<br />No offline presentation tool – need PPT<br />“Full Screen” mode not really full<br />Less features than alternatives<br />Google Presentation Cons<br />
  11. 11. What are your Google Presentation comments, tips, issues?<br />
  12. 12. Impress (Open Office, Star Office)<br />http://www.openoffice.org/product/impress.html<br />
  13. 13. Impress Alternate<br />
  14. 14. Free and Open-source/Open-standard<br />As full-featured as PPT, mostly<br />Different interface than PPT (varies)<br />Can Save as PPT<br />Impress Pros<br />
  15. 15. Too much like PPT for “wow” factor<br />Requires installation<br />Less templates<br />Less help<br />Impress Cons<br />
  16. 16. What are your Impress comments, tips, issues?<br />
  17. 17. Keynote<br />http://www.apple.com/iwork/keynote/<br />
  18. 18. Clean interface<br />Highly rated by regular users<br />Can animate charts<br />Can save as PPT<br />Keynote Pros<br />
  19. 19. Apple only<br />Requires purchase and installation<br />Keynote Cons<br />
  20. 20. What are your Keynote comments, tips, issues?<br />
  21. 21. Sliderocket<br />Zoho Show<br />Slideshow Tools – Unlike PPT<br />
  22. 22. Sliderocket<br />http://www.sliderocket.com/<br />
  23. 23. Best handling of images and video<br />Integrated w/flickr, YouTube, Twitter, etc.<br />Re-used slides linked dynamically<br />Good for group editing<br />Remote presentations with live chat<br />Integrated user analytics<br />Live viewer survey and polling functions<br />Sliderocket Pros<br />
  24. 24. Online only – can’t save to PPT, etc.<br />No remote features or user analytics in free version<br />Sliderocket Cons <br />
  25. 25. What are your Sliderocket comments, tips, issues?<br />
  26. 26. Zoho Show<br />https://show.zoho.com/login.do<br />
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  28. 28. Remote presentations with live chat and desktop sharing<br />Powerful shapes-based graphics maker<br />Lots of themes, shapes, symbols, clip art<br />Lots of animations and transitions<br />Slide sorter 2D view for easier rearrangement<br />Gridlines, snap-to and zoom in slide composer<br />Free<br />Zoho Show Pros<br />
  29. 29. Online only<br />Zoho Show Cons <br />
  30. 30. What are your Zoho Show comments, tips, issues?<br />
  31. 31. Pachyderm<br />Another Non-Slide Tool<br />
  32. 32. Pachyderm<br />http://www.nmc.org/pachyderm<br />
  33. 33. Easy to use – just complete forms and choose from handful of view options<br />Good for image-related learning<br />Easy to embed on website – fully interactive<br />Pachyderm Pros<br />
  34. 34. Online only<br />Less a presentation tool and more an interactive learning tool maker<br />No remote hosting – requires local server installation and maintenance<br />Pachyderm Cons<br />
  35. 35. What are your Pachyderm comments, tips, issues?<br />
  36. 36. http://libguides.lib.uci.edu/visual_literacy<br />Cathy Palmer’s “The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly” slides on TODAC site<br />Presentation Tips, etc.<br />
  37. 37. Questions? Discussion?<br />

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