Active Learning with PowerPoint #vmvdlt

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Active Learning with PowerPoint. A tutorial designed to help you capitalize on those aspects of PowerPoint that lend themselves best to engaging students’ interests.

Microsoft Product keys

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Track down lost Microsoft product keys with ProduKey

Find your lost key for any properly installed Microsoft product with the help of this free tool.



PowerPoint – will not proceed to next slide

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Found out today that if the PowerPoint is set to Kiosk mode (In Office 2010 buried in Slide Show > Set up slide show > Show slide type) then it will only display the first slide and clicking (or using arrows) to go to the next slide doesn't work

PowerPoint Hyperlink error (comma in title)

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I couldn’t believe this until I read that it is a known issue. If you use hyperlinking in PowerPoint (linking from one slide to another) and you have a comma in the heading of the destination slide, the hyperlink won’t work.

There’s some documentation at (so they know about it!)



Microsoft Tech Ed Online 2010

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Videos from the Microsoft Tech Ed – link from Paul Lo

Screen Recorders

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After a post on givaway of the day had  feedback about free screen recorders

Two that came up were

  1. Cam studio (open source) and
  2. the online  Screenr

PowerPoint: Adding an animated clock

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(other effects too)

I guess I’m going to see a lot of these at the next conference!!

Ways To Jazz Up A Virtual Classroom

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A link from Joyce

The Top 50 Web Development Icon Sets from 2009

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From JS:

Lots of icons to give you ideas for your own ones.

Add a Newspaper clipping

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From JS.

A neat way to show some text as a newspaper clipping…

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