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Jing/Prezi

This week we wanted to share some great fun and innovative tools for creating presentations.

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What are they?

Both Prezi and Jing are powerful presentation tools in two very different ways. Let’s explore…

Prezi:

Remember boring PowerPoint presentations? Well Prezi is a fun new way to bring life to your presentations, and is even used in the workplace for a way to collaborate and share ideas like an infinite bulletin board. Sound neat? Keep reading to find out more.

Jing:

This tool is all about screencasting. It can be used for videos or images alike. What is screen sharing? Well what do you see on your computer screen right now? You have this page open, but maybe another window or tab is open, you have a mouse you’re moving around, and who knows what other applications are open. Screencasting is recording either a section of your screen or the full thing if you so choose, and thus allows you to share what you’re seeing and doing on your computer with others. Simple as that! So…

Why should I know about Prezi?

Prezi is an amazing tool for presenting information. Not only is it fun and innovative. But the tool makes the audience much more engaged with the material watching it develop across the screen. Prezi’s can be used for a myriad of presentations. The basics types would be teaching tools for workshops, conference presentations, and training tools. But libraries are also designing them for subject guides/LibGuides, library tours, and program and services announcements.

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Slide into Presentations

Welcome to Slide into Presentations!  Librarians are often called upon to develop presentations for their fellow library staff or as a means to teach or demonstrate procedures to library patrons, such as how to download eBooks from the library.  In this module we will explore two online tools specifically designed to aid the development of your presentations and add some pizzazz to your online demonstrations. Continue Reading →

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What is Prezi?

Prezi is a dynamic presentation and collaboration tool.  It can be used instead of PowerPoint to jazz up a presentation, or used as an infinite bulletin board for collaborators to work together to compile ideas, images, and other media.

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