If like me you need a bit of help in making your presentations look pretty, Office 365 has a great tool that you can use in PowerPoint Online – Design Ideas (you can find this in the Design tab on the Ribbon). This can transform a slide from a caterpillar into a butterfly. Watch this… Continue reading #512 PowerPoint Online: Design Ideas
PowerPoint has an inbuilt tool to help make sure that your slides are optimised for people using screen readers. They also include a really helpful table which highlights some common mistakes that can make your slides inaccessible for people with disabilities. If you’re also worried about your Word documents, the same feature can be found… Continue reading #369 Worried your PowerPoints aren’t accessible? Get some help!
In this last instalment of looking at OMBEA (an audience response system that integrates into PowerPoint) we look at generating student reports from activities they have participated in. Ensure that the file has been saved in OMBEA format and then you’ll be able to generate a number of different reports with just a few clicks.… Continue reading #363 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [8/8]: Reports
In this seventh instalment of looking at OMBEA we discover the ranking / priority activity. You might want to use this where you ask students to order something in preference. Take a look – it will only take a minute! Here’s a link to the first post of the OMBEA series – click here to… Continue reading #359 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [7/8]: Ranking activity
In this post (inspired by a question by Kate Cuthbert), we explore how you can add moving images (known as GIFs) to your PowerPoint presentations. For example, this is a GIF: //giphy.com/embed/8snTnjI1qRApa via GIPHY GIFs can be a fun way to liven up your presentations. You can find lots of free ones on the internet,… Continue reading #357 Add a moving GIF image to your PowerPoint
OMBEA is an audience response tool that integrates into PowerPoint In this instalment we look at adding a leader board slide. This is ideal if you are asking a number of questions, perhaps as a competition style. You can show the top participant and customise how many participants you want to show. Don’t forget that… Continue reading #351 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [6/8]: Adding a leader board slide
In this fifth instalment of looking at OMBEA – an audience participation tool that integrates into PowerPoint, we look at how to compare the results of a question. You may poll a question, show the responses, then debate or provide some additional information. You can then repoll the question, review the responses and then show… Continue reading #347 OMBEA – A PowerPoint response system [5/8]: Comparing questions