Slideshare Test

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Slideshare Test

  1. 1. Web 2.0 – Slideshare Owen McFadden
  2. 2. What is Slideshare? Slideshare is “the world’s largest community for sharing presentations” Allows users to:  upload presentations publicly or for private groups  download presentations on any subject  sync audio to presentations  share and connect with social networks
  3. 3. History of SlideShare Founded in October of 2006 Originally intended for businesses to share slides among employees more easily Expanded to include presentations for entertainment in addition to the professional ones already being uploaded Brings in an estimated 58 million unique visitors a month
  4. 4. Current Slideshare Usage Used by many businesses to share presentations between coworkers  used by the likes of NASA, the White House, United Nations, and Dell Zipcasts: a social web conferencing system developed by Slideshare that allows users to broadcast an audio/video feed over their slide show
  5. 5. Current Slideshare Usage (cont’d) Slideshare can also be used to conduct research Presentations can be downloaded and remixed by any user Users can also upload documents, PDFs, and videos Users can rate and comment on content
  6. 6. Using Slideshare in the Classroom Students can upload school presentations to Slideshare to be reviewed by their teachers or peers Students can also use Zipcasts to work on slideshow projects together from home Teachers can search for presentations to use in their classroom lessons
  7. 7. Using Slideshare in the Classroom (cont’d) Students can take presentations from Slideshare and incorporate them into other projects or papers as additional resources If students need to get the word out about a class project or fundraiser, they can use Slideshare as a platform

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