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.

http://www1.umn.edu/ohr/teachlearn/tutorials/powerpoint/

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.

Instructions:

http://www.techrepublic.com/blog/window-on-windows/quick-tip-track-down-lost-microsoft-product-keys-with-produkey/7579?tag=nl.e098&s_cid=e098&ttag=e098

Download

http://www.nirsoft.net/utils/product_cd_key_viewer.html

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!)

http://support.microsoft.com/kb/818853

 

 

Microsoft Tech Ed Online 2010

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http://www.msteched.com/2010/NewZealand

Videos from the Microsoft Tech Ed – link from Paul Lo

Screen Recorders

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After a post on givaway of the day http://www.giveawayoftheday.com/ had  feedback about free screen recorders

Two that came up were

  1. Cam studio (open source) http://camstudio.org/ and
  2. the online  Screenr http://www.screenr.com

PowerPoint: Adding an animated clock

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http://screenr.com/uQg

(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.

http://speckyboy.com/2009/12/21/the-top-50-web-development-icon-sets-from-2009/

Add a Newspaper clipping

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From JS.

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

http://www.fodey.com/generators/newspaper/snippet.asp

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