Published on: Mar 4, 2016
Transcripts - Prezi -bulldogs
Tidewater Community College
Prezi allows for the creation of unique diagrams and
Cause & Effect Diagrams- allows one to analyzes
complex situations in a method that clarifies what the
main issues are.
Bubble Diagrams- two dimensional illustrations linking
ideas to a common thread.
Timeline Modeling – Provides animation allowing the
audience to follow events or ideas chronologically.
Flow Diagrams – Show relationships between
Zoom – Allows the presenter to focus on a
main or central idea at any given time during
Infinite usable canvas space – Engages the
Click “New Prezi”
Select a Template
Click “Use Template”
Free and web-based
Easy to use; no drawing skills needed
Media files can be added
Can be embedded into Webpages & Blogs
Capable of having movement actually become
part of the presentation
Higher learning curve
Different user interface than PowerPoint
Group collaboration can be more difficult
Cannot print handouts
Graphic capabilities are limited
Work is done online, unless you purchase the
Can cause headaches/motion sickness
Technological tools for visual presentation offer
students ways to experiment with the use of
graphics that aid in understanding subject matters
and promote motivation to engage in learning.
Technological tools can also offer educators
effective ways to reach different types of learners
and assess a students understanding through
multiple means. It can also enhance the
relationship between teacher and student.
Prezi is one of the best technological Web-based
programs that allow students and teachers to
create graphic presentations that can consist of a
variety of content.
Tip # 1: Consider your content
Prezi has a judicious blend of text, images, diagrams
and video that can be used simultaneously.
Tip # 2: Create a rough “Blueprint” before
building your Prezi
Sketch a basic outline of presentation structure and
proposed arrangement of components before completing
Tip # 3: Choose your design theme early
Create the design before arranging your components on
Tip # 4: Design BIG and use changes of scale
Make use of the entire canvas by using different size
fonts so that there is space in between your contents.
Tip # 5: Design to minimize fast motion
Be mindful of creating content with a lot of animation
consistent zooming and rotation can cause
Tip # 6: Use hidden frames to reduce clutter
This will help you organize and zoom in on content
without adding a visual frame.
Tip # 7: Understand how Prezi effects image
Be mindful that your images can become distorted if
magnified . Therefore understanding how Prezi’s image
resolution works can help with clear images.
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