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.
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.
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.
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.
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?
Presentation Tools & Tricks
PowerPoint & Pecha Kucha
Sway (found in Office 360)
Inline Design (Teaching Directly from your BB Course with Embedded Design)
Interactive Presentation Tools
Your Final Assignment is now online in Blackboard