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Instant Prezi for Education How-to

Book Description

A fast-paced, practical guide to creating impressive presentations for your students and colleagues

  • Learn something new in an Instant! A short, fast, focused guide delivering immediate results.

  • Learn to create engaging presentations for your students and colleagues.

  • Convert existing PowerPoints into Prezi presentations

  • Create interactive presentations from scratch by adding video, images, and PDFs.

  • In Detail

    Using a digital presentation tool can be a great way of structuring lectures but can lead to "death by slides" for students. Prezi offers great flexibility to smoothly embed digital media such as PDF docs, Videos, and images, which makes your presentations more engaging, organized, and easy to make.

    Instant Prezi for Education How-To takes you through the steps to creating more engaging presentations using Prezi. It offers practical guides, hands-on exercises and tips on how to utilize Prezi for educational presentations. You will learn how to enhance your prezis with video, images and embedded documents, as well as how to share your presentations with students and colleagues.

    Instant Prezi for Education How-To explores the use of Prezi for educational presentations. It takes you through how to create a presentation and utilize the features of Prezi to add content. After you have built a presentation the guide discusses the various methods of sharing. Finally the book looks ahead to how you might further exploit the benefits of Prezi by using it for collaboration. You will also learn how to build your own presentations from scratch, or by importing existing PowerPoint slides.

    This book will equip you with all of the tools necessary to build engaging presentation for your students, which are easily sharable online.

    Table of Contents

    1. Instant Prezi for Education How-to
      1. Instant Prezi for Education How-to
      2. Credits
      3. About the Author
      4. About the Reviewer
      5. www.PacktPub.com
        1. Support files, eBooks, discount offers and more
          1. Why Subscribe?
          2. Free Access for Packt account holders
      6. Preface
        1. What this book covers
        2. What you need for this book
        3. Who this book is for
        4. Conventions
        5. Reader feedback
        6. Customer support
          1. Errata
          2. Piracy
          3. Questions
      7. 1. Instant Prezi for Education How-to
        1. Getting started with Prezi (Simple)
          1. How to do it...
          2. How it works...
        2. Turning your PowerPoint presentation into a prezi (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Insert All…
            2. Finding the Prezi help
            3. Moving content out of frames
        3. Creating a prezi from a template (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Different templates
            2. Customizing
        4. Creating a prezi from scratch (Simple)
          1. How to do it...
          2. How it works...
          3. There's more...
            1. Home button
            2. Understanding the screen
        5. Adding frames (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Add Frame
            2. Different shaped frames
            3. Invisible frames
        6. Adjusting frames, rotating, resizing, and moving (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Adjusting frames
            2. Scaling options
        7. Adding a theme (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Theme Wizard
            2. Advanced
            3. Saving current theme
        8. Creating paths (Simple)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Wait! Finish first!
            2. Don't go too far
            3. Deleting and editing a path
        9. Adding shapes (Intermediate)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Symbols
            2. Stationary (pencil and highlighter)
        10. Adding multimedia content (Intermediate)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. From Google Images
            2. Adding a document
            3. From YouTube
        11. Grouping content (Intermediate)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Locking a group
            2. Grouping groups
        12. Editing a theme (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Choosing the layers
        13. Adding timings (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Adding animations
        14. Sharing your prezi (Intermediate)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Link
            2. Embed
            3. Public
        15. Editing as a group (Advanced)
          1. Getting ready
          2. How to do it...
          3. How it works...
          4. There's more...
            1. Removing editing permissions
            2. Classic view in Prezi