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‘In a sense, teaching has always been a “multimedia” enterprise; instructors have typically spoken aloud to, drawn pictures, and attempted demonstrations for the benefit of their students. What has changed has been the evolving technology available for combining and delivering that information’. (Ludwig et al. 2004).

http://teachpsych.org/otrp/pedagogy/classroommultimedia.pdf

What is Prezi?
Prezi is a virtual whiteboard that transforms presentations from monologues into conversations: enabling people to see, understand, and remember ideas.



Why use Prezi?
Prezi provides an alternative method of presenting data rather to using PowerPoint or Apple's Keynote.



Examples of using Prezi in Education



Institute of Design at Stanford use Prezi to introduce new students to school.


Top Ten Reasons for using Prezi

  1. Visually appealing
  2. Engaging
  3. Ability to zoom into content to emphasise important points
  4. An alternative content creation tool
  5. Simple to use
  6. Collaborative - more than one editor
  7. Accessible online
  8. Accessible on mobile devices
  9. Ready made templates
  10. A creative way to present information



How to Create a Prezi
  1. Go to Prezi.com
  2. Create a free account
  3. Watch the basic tutorial to get started - http://prezi.com/learn/
  4. Alternatively download the Prezi App to create a presentation