Tried and true, PowerPoint has been the best known presentation software for the last 30 years. Its strength is often the familiarity we have with using it, and many other apps and services are based on its look and feel.
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Often, people like to make videos showing how to do something on a device or laptop. Most devices make it easy to do short screen recordings, in a variety of ways.
Get started with building your own live action videos, with your own phone, tablet, laptop or camera. These tips were compiled collaboratively by the Online Learning Centre, Library Services and Teaching and Learning.
Editing a video can add polish and professionalism to your clips, but it takes additional time. Determine whether you’d like to spend time editing your clips.
What do you do with videos once you have them? Learn to upload your videos to either Microsoft Stream or a YouTube channel to share it with students and colleagues.
A free (to an extent) online app, Plickers is a tried and true way to run quizzes and questions in classrooms where wi-fi is unreliable, or devices pose a safety hazard. It relies on using printed QR codes, and the teacher's device as a scanner.
Forms lets you build and deliver formative surveys and self-grading quizzes. Because it comes with your enterprise email, it's always free, and you get the full range of features available.
Loved for its fun playing experience, Kahoot! quizzes are a great way to bring a little pizzazz to exam reviews, content check ins, or quizzes. When to Use it Kahoot! is delivered using learners' smartphones or laptops. It's best suited for use in classrooms where all or most students have a device available to them. … Continue reading Kahoot!
A newer kid on the polling app scene, Mentimeter is beloved for its clean appearance, ease of use, and varied question types. It offers a fairly robust free version, if you know how to use it.