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Gene Tognetti

Prezi Reinvents Presentations - 40 views

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    Prezi slideshow app - in-class use example & review
Christopher Lee

Why I Like Prezi - 0 views

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    Why I Like Prezi
    In my life, I have given a *lot* of presentations. In high school, they were presentations on group projects. In university, they were presentations on research projects. At Google, they're presentations on how to use our APIs. When I first started giving presentations, I used Powerpoint, like everyone else. But I kept thinking there must be a better way, and I experimented with other options - flash interfaces, interactive Javascript apps. Then I discovered Prezi, and it has become my presentation tool of choice.

    Prezi is an online tool for creating presentations - but it's not just a Powerpoint clone, like the Zoho or Google offering. When you first create a Prezi, you're greeted with a blank canvas and a small toolbox. You can write text, insert images, and draw arrows. You can draw frames (visible or hidden) around bits of content, and then you can define a path from one frame to the next frame. That path is your presentation. It's like being able to draw your thoughts on a whiteboard, and then instructing a camera where to go and what to zoom into. It's a simple idea, but I love it. Here's why:

    It forces me to "shape" my presentation. A slide deck is always linear in form, with no obvious structure of ideas inside of it. Each of my Prezis has a structure, and each structure is different. The structure is visual, but it supports a conceptual structure. One structure might be 3 main ideas, with rows of ideas for each one. Another might be 1 main idea, with a circular branching of subideas. Having a structure helps me to have more of a point to my presentations, and to realize the core ideas of them.
    It makes it easy to go from brainstorming stage to presentation stage, all in the same tool. I can write a bunch of thoughts, insert some images, and easily move them around, cluster them, re-order them, etc. I can figure out the structure of my presentation by looking at what I have laid out, and seeing how they fit together. Some people do this
Marsha Ratzel

Convert Web Page to PDF - #1 Web to PDF Converter - 26 views

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    when creating prezi presentations, it's critical to have great looking screenshots that look good when you zoom. This tool allows you to turn the screen into a pdf which will look good when you zoom in with Prezi.
mrblais

Insert Sound | Prezi Learn Center - 70 views

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    How to insert a sound file through a means of conversion to a swf or flv file via the www.zamzar.com site
andy0206

Prezi - Ideas matter. - 42 views

    • Kalin Wilburn
       
      Prezi is a zooming presentation creator. It is easy to use and offers you a 21st century presentation that doesn't even compare to PowerPoint. Your presentations can have a professional appearance without having to switch between slides or add transitional effects to each individual detail. Prezi provides you a canvas to be creative on so don't be afraid to think outside the box -- explore other Prezis to get ideas (they will blow you away).
    • Emily D
       
      My middle school students learn to use Prezi easily. It helps teach them literacy skills, organization, critical thinking, and all other skills related to writing an essay or story.
    • amyearmstrong
       
      I am working with the math teacher and his students are creating a math story using Prezi. They love the program and seem to be enjoying the project so far.
    • Christian Cailleaux
       
      Dommage qu'il ne soit pas encore traduit en français !
      Attention de ne pas rendre malade le lecteur ;=)
    • fredbernard
       
      " On est en même temps sur le tableau ?! "
      S'exclamèrent les élèves à qui j'ai présenté l'application il'y a deux ans.
      Plus que l'aspect visuel flateur, la dimension collaborative synchrone en fait un véritable outil social à la sauce Web2.0
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    Use this tool to make presentations "beyond the slide"
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    Prezi is the zooming presentation editor
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    Create astonishing presentations live and on the web
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    Free tool
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    Fantastic tool
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    Präsentationssoftware
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