Which Online Presentation Service Is Right for You?

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Which service for sharing presentations online is right for you? This presentation can help you decide!

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Which Service Is Right for You?:

Which Service Is Right for You? FacProfDev 2014 Choosing Your Channel for Online Presentations by R. Christopher Heard

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Which service for sharing presentations online is right for you ?

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Your choice of platform partially depends on the viewer experience you want to deliver. ?

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Embedded sound • • • • • • Timed slide advancement • • • • •

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For a lecture-like experience, with pacing predetermined by the presenter , choose a video service, or a slide-sharing service that supports embedded audio and timed slide advancement . Embedded sound • • • • • • Timed slide advancement • • • • •

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Manual slide advancement • • • • • • • •

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For a more independent experience, with pacing determined by the viewer , choose a slide-sharing service that supports manual slide advancement . Manual slide advancement • • • • • • • •

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Embedded sound • • • • • •

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To support users with limited vision , choose a video service, or a slide-sharing service that supports embedded sound . Embedded sound • • • • • •

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Closed-captioning • • File attachments • Faux transcripts • • • • •

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To support users with limited hearing , choose a video service that supports closed captioning , or a slide-sharing service that supports attached transcripts , … Closed-captioning • • File attachments •

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… or simply display all of your text on your slides . Doing so is horrible design for live presentations— but if your user-paced online presentation lacks audio, it’s really more a “nano-ebook” than as a “slideshow.” Closed-captioning • • File attachments •

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Some services claim to present “transcripts,” but what they mean by “transcript” is “the text on the slides.” They don’t allow users to edit or upload transcripts. Faux transcripts • • • • •

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Downloadable slideshows • • • • •

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Some services allow users to download the presentation (usually as a non-editable PDF). Downloadable slideshows • • • • •

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File attachments •

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Only one service allows you to attach handouts for users to download. File attachments •

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Embed codes • • • • • • • • • Social sharing • • • • • • • •

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Make it easy for users to promote your presentation by choosing a service that allows embedding and/or social sharing . Embed codes • • • • • • • • • Social sharing • • • • • • • •

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Works in mobile browsers • • • • • • • • • as static images, no sound works via dedicated app displayed as PDF

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Most services accommodate mobile browsers without Flash , but sometimes with limited functionality. Works in mobile browsers • • • • • • • • • as static images, no sound works via dedicated app displayed as PDF

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? Your choice of platform partially depends on the kind of preparation you want to experience while setting up your online presentation.

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Prepare presentation online • •

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Do you want to create and edit your presentation online , using the same service that will host it? Prepare presentation online • •

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Prepare PPT/PDF offline • • • • • •

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Do you prefer to prepare your slides offline (PPT or PDF) and upload them? Prepare PPT/PDF offline • • • • • •

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Prepare video offline • •

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Do you prefer to prepare a video offline (AVI, MOV, MP4) and upload it? Prepare video offline • •

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Prepare video online •

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Do you want to record a video directly to the hosting service using your webcam? Prepare video online •

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+ User’s experience = Presenter’s experience Preferred service

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Closed-captioning • • Downloadable slideshows • • • • • Embed codes • • • • • • • • • Embedded sound • • • • • • File attachments • Manual slide advancement • • • • • • • • Prepare PPT/PDF offline • • • • • • Prepare presentation online • • Prepare video offline • • Prepare video online • Social sharing • • • • • • • • Timed slide advancement • • • • • Works in mobile browsers • • • • • • • • • as static images, no sound works via dedicated app displayed as PDF

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Prepared for Pepperdine University’s Spring 2014 Faculty Professional Development program, with help from learning circle members Shreyas Ghandi, Linda Lavadia, Dan Morrison, and Leola Oliver, and facilitators Hong Kha and Margaret Riel. FacProfDev 2014 Silhouette icons licensed from GraphicStock and iStock. Service provider icons obtained from provider websites and ads; used for purposes of review and commentary. Design and content ©2014 R. Christopher Heard. Released under a Creative Commons Attribution Noncommercial No-Derivates license.

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