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What's The Big Deal About Slideshare?


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For purposes of EDTC6340, I will be introducing the features of the Web 2.0 tool Slideshare. This presentation explores the social features of Slide Share that make this program unique.

  • Educational Implications addition: This would be a neat way to present a Photo Story or Movie Maker created for a project as well. Supporting documuments could be added in one place, and peers could do reviews, and begin to network.
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What's The Big Deal About Slideshare?

  1. 1. Slideshare Web 2.0 Presentation By: Christie Rickert
  2. 2. Slideshare is the “You Tube” for slideshow presentations
  3. 3. You’ve seen it in before…
  4. 4. My Slideshare Experience <ul><li>Member for 1 year, 5 presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Components of Health - 9600 views, 81 downloads, 3 favorites </li></ul><ul><li>Nutrition – 900 views, 68 downloads </li></ul><ul><li>TxDLA presentation – 235 views </li></ul><ul><li>Design Class project – 24 views </li></ul><ul><li>Multimedia Project – 24 views </li></ul><ul><li>...They found me… </li></ul>
  5. 5. Why do I use it? <ul><li>Find information on anything </li></ul><ul><li>Simplify sharing </li></ul><ul><li>Organize presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Overcome compatibility issues </li></ul>
  6. 6. My Plan <ul><li>Network </li></ul><ul><li>Share Ideas </li></ul><ul><li>Electronic portfolio </li></ul>
  7. 7. Be careful what you post <ul><li>Plagiarism </li></ul><ul><li>Intellectual property </li></ul><ul><li>Online reputation </li></ul><ul><li>Follow the Multimedia Design Rules </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  8. 8. What you get on Slideshare (for free!) <ul><li>Upload Unlimited Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Upload Unlimited Documents </li></ul><ul><li>Upload 3 Videos </li></ul><ul><li>Screencasts & Zipcasts </li></ul><ul><li>Ads </li></ul><ul><li>No control over the appearance of your Slideshare page </li></ul>
  9. 9. Quickly see what’s new… <ul><li>Top Presentations of the day </li></ul><ul><li>Featured </li></ul><ul><li>Hot on Facebook </li></ul><ul><li>Hot on Twitter </li></ul><ul><li>Hot on LinkedIn </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Spotlights </li></ul>
  10. 10. MORE than just sharing “ Twitter-like” … it’s social!
  11. 11. MORE than just sharing “ You-Tube-ish” … it’s social!
  12. 12. For example… Watch It!
  13. 13. For example… Share It!
  14. 14. For example… Keep It!
  15. 15. For example… Love It!
  16. 16. For example… Present It!
  17. 17. Zipcast
  18. 18. For example… Contact The Author
  19. 19. For example… Discuss It!
  20. 20. Find More!
  21. 21. For example… Follow The Author!
  22. 22. Find Anything interests Current events Personal products
  23. 23. Want more? Go PRO <ul><li>More upload capacity </li></ul><ul><li>Ad free </li></ul><ul><li>Branding </li></ul><ul><li>Page Design Control/ “Channel” </li></ul><ul><li>Private Zipcasts </li></ul>
  24. 24. Flip through the channels
  25. 25. Educational Implications <ul><li>FREE Tool </li></ul><ul><li>Finding resources </li></ul><ul><li>Submit Assignments </li></ul><ul><li>Share with the world! </li></ul><ul><li>Accessible anywhere </li></ul><ul><li>Portfolio/Resume </li></ul><ul><li>Virtual Presentations </li></ul><ul><li>Social Elements </li></ul><ul><li>Evaluation </li></ul>
  26. 26. More File Sharing Sites <ul><li>Google Docs </li></ul><ul><li>Zoho Show </li></ul><ul><li>Empressr </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Boom *transitions </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Six *add narration, embed You Tube </li></ul><ul><li>Slide Rocket *3D Transitions, high quality images </li></ul><ul><li>Author Stream *converts PPT to Flash </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Show *text and audio accompany </li></ul><ul><li>Photo Peach *audio, captions, images from FB & Flickr </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul>
  27. 27. Slideshare “Present Yourself” <ul><li>Presentations + People= </li></ul><ul><li>Collaboration </li></ul>
  28. 28. Slideshare “Present Yourself” <ul><li>Questions? </li></ul><ul><li> </li></ul><ul><li>Video Demonstration also available. </li></ul>