Resources to help design modules & presentations

Keynote Basics

Keynote basics: Creating a New Presentation, Importing From Powerpoint, Adding and Editing Slides, Adding Text/Images/Links/Audio & Video files, and more..Prepared by the USF College of Education Laptop Initiative¬†( more ».

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UM Connect Meetings

UM Connect Meeting is a tool that allows for real-time communication and collaboration. This document is powerpoint slides that were presented at Treks in summer 2010.  ... more ».

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Powerpoint Guide for Mac

This external website contains rich information for better using Powerpoint 2008 for Mac. Click the "PowerPoint Training" and then "Videos" in the menu on your left for a quick training online. ... more ».

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The Center for Teaching and Learning has many online workshops and tutorials that might be useful for instructors and faculty.The workshops, and a brief description, are as follows:Active Learning with PowerPointHave you ever used PowerPoint in the classroom and been less than impressed with it as a teaching and learning... more ».

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Forget those index cards! This quick video tutorial shows you how to set up presenter notes in Keynote '09. iWork '09, the office productivity suite from Apple, is the easiest way to create documents, spreadsheets, and presentations. You'll captivate your audience with new and sophisticated features in Keynote. Create your... more ».

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How to make a presentation with UmConnect

A brief, visual instruction of how to create a online presentation with Powerpoint slides and voice recording, using Adobe Presenter and Um Connect. ... more ».

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UmConnect Check List

A short, practical guide to designing and delivering effective online presentations or workshops using UmConnect. Resource includes a checklist for presenters, and a checklist for hosts. ... more ».

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There are several ways to access video content from PowerPoint 2007.  This easy to follow guide created by Cliotech (a.k.a., Jennifer Carrier Dorman) shows the three ways to embed media.  The author has included active hyperlinks to, but access to that content is not free.  However, the "how to"... more ».

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Final Cut Express Version 4 Video Tutorials

Final Cut Express (Version 4) is Apple's intermediate digital video editing software.  It is the "little brother" of Apple's Final Cut Pro software that is used to produce motion pictures.  However, it offers more advanced features than Apple iMovie.  Some advantages offered are the ability to work with multiple audio... more ».

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iMovie 09 Video Tutorials

iMovie is Apple's digital video software that is part of their iLife suite.  It is currently loaded on all new Macs.  It will allow you (or your students) to create digital videos in a non-linear fashion.  It's a fairly robust program that allows you to add still photos, audio tracks,... more ».

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Learning About Google Apps at UMN

This website, Google Apps Collaborative Learning Space, contains information and lessons regarding using Google for collaboration as well as to share related resources. There are eight lessons (see below) designed for both users who are learning to use Google Apps and users who are going to train individuals to use... more ».

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Embed a Youtube Video in Moodle

This document provides step-by-step "how-to" instructions for embedding a Youtube video in Moodle.... more ».

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Using Assessments in WebVista

Created by the University of Minnesota's University Technology Training Center, this chapter details how assessments function in the WebVista course management system. The chapter contains 11 lessons designed for instructors to learn how to develop, use and modify assessments in WebVista, as well as four trouble-shooting appendixes.... more ».

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This is a visual document outlining how to back up Presenter/Breeze presentations that you have stored on the Presenter server here at the U of MN.  This will show you how to download and save all of your presentation files to your local computer (or wherever else you would like... more ».

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