Power Presentations

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Thanks for coming to the Face-to-Face session of Power Presentations. Today we discussed a variety of tools and tricks for enhancing classroom presentations. As promised, this page is your outsourced memory for the session. Everything we covered is here. If you would like to learn more about any of these tools, please click on the links below or visit your local campus Center for Teaching and Learning Innovation (CTLI)

Virality and the Rise of Rock Star Teachers

As part of your entrance ticket, you were asked to think about Jonah Berger’s STEPS. Click here to see more on Viral Learning.

Gamified Presenting

We started our session with a Kahoot. Kahoot! is a free game-based learning platform that makes it fun to learn – any subject, in any language, on any device, for all ages! To make your own Kahoots, click here or go to https://getkahoot.com/ To join our game today, click here or go to https://kahoot.it on  your computer, tablet, or smartphone,

If you would like to learn a little more about games, gamification and fun theory, you might want to check out this link.

Active Learning

Students and teachers today are walking around with professional production studios in their hands and often don’t know it. They are also often unaware of the potential smartphones and devices have for allowing them to think and learn transactively.


Google Searching

Learning in a Giffy

Video in the Classroom

Youtube & Kaltura

Go ahead, give it a try. Take out your smart device and make a short video. Then upload it to Youtube or Kaltura.

From there, you decide what you would like to do with it. Learn more about EdPuzzle and Kaltura Quizzes.

Engaging Images

In our online course, we briefly discussed Dr. John Medina’s work on Brain Rules. There you learned that retention soars with images. You can get up to six times better recall from information presented with images. But, how do you find great images? 



A little touch up? Free Fun with Pixlr  


Embedding 101


Noun Project image by Aneeque Ahmed

The content above was created in H5P, a free tool for creating and sharing online content. If you are looking for a fun free tool to enhance presentations delivered in Canvas or Online, you might want to check it out.

Presentation Tools & Tricks

PowerPoint & Pecha Kucha

Google Slides

Inline Design (Teaching Directly from your BB Course with Embedded Design)

Interactive Presentation Tools

Go Soap Box








Google Expeditions

get the app

Supervised Playtime

Your Final Assignment is now online in Blackboard

Teach Me – Ask Me

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