It is common practice to include images within MS PowerPoint (PPT) presentations to demonstrate key points and support classroom discussions. Often, these images are of high quality and resolution. However, when these images are included in the PPT file, they become a part of the file (a process called embedding), which increases its overall size.
For many years the most visited post on this blog site was one that I wrote several years ago titled, “In a Rut with PowerPoint.” In that post I described a few alternatives to this software, that could help to shake up the presentation experience. I reprised this post a few years later, with some
This post has notes and links for my talk at the IETL Teaching Academy: First of all, is a link to the blogpost that inspired this session My favorite alternatives to PPT presentations: PREZI ADOBE SPARK PAGE Here are two examples of each: Prezi talk: Into to DH Master Class Adobe Spark Page: Digital Scholarship
Looking for ways to break out of the PowerPoint rut? Consider perusing a few of these links as inspiration (properly formatted as bullet points, of course): Friends Don’t Let Friends Use PowerPoint The Gettysburg Address, as a PowerPoint PowerPoint is Evil Some alternative tools: Prezi Adobe Spark Some examples of presentations that I’ve created using