MakeUseOf: How to Create a Timeline in Google Slides

MakeUseOf: How to Create a Timeline in Google Slides . “Inserting a timeline into your presentation is a great way to simplify content and better tell your brand’s story. Instead of going back and forth between your company achievements and future plans, you can offer your audience a visual representation. Before you start to create the timeline, write down the information you want to add. Make sure you are adding only important information, as it shouldn’t be too crowded with text and call outs.”

Ubergizmo: Microsoft Introduces New Tool That Lets You Practice PowerPoint Presentations

Ubergizmo: Microsoft Introduces New Tool That Lets You Practice PowerPoint Presentations. “If you feel like you need the practice, you’re in luck because Microsoft has since announced that they will be bringing its Presenter Coach to its desktop and mobile version of PowerPoint. For those unfamiliar, Presenter Coach is basically a presentation practicing tool that was available on the web version of PowerPoint, but now Microsoft has expanded it to cover more platforms so you’ll be able to practice even if you’re on the move.”

In the Library’s Web Archives: 1,000 U.S. Government PowerPoint Slide Decks (Library of Congress)

Library of Congress: In the Library’s Web Archives: 1,000 U.S. Government PowerPoint Slide Decks. “PowerPoint presentations have become a nearly ubiquitous form of communication document in the digital era. At the most basic level, PowerPoint files present a sequence of slides containing text, images and multimedia. Today, we are excited to share out a dataset of 1,000 random slide decks from U.S. government websites, collected via the Library of Congress Web Archive, such as the presentation on transporting hazardous materials in Figure 1.”

Ditch that Textbook: 20 add-ons and extensions to supercharge your Google Slides presentations

Ditch that Textbook: 20 add-ons and extensions to supercharge your Google Slides presentations. “During our weekly #Ditchbook Twitter chat (Thursdays at 7 p.m. PST / 8 p.m. MST / 9 p.m. CST / 10 p.m. EST), we asked educators to share their favorite add-ons and extensions for Google Slides. As usual, they shared some amazing ideas!” Note this is a tweet roundup. While there is useful information here the annotation is uneven.

Make Tech Easier: 10 Google Slides Tips to Save You Time

Make Tech Easier: 10 Google Slides Tips to Save You Time. “Thanks to Google Slides, you don’t have to stuck with PowerPoint to do your presentation. It is web-based, and there is no software to install, which means you can access it on any PC. With Google Slides it’s possible to do things such as dictate text, import/export files, and zoom in and out of the slides.”

Amit Agarwal: How to Download your Google Slides Presentation as a Video File

Amit Agarwal: How to Download your Google Slides Presentation as a Video File. “Google Slides doesn’t offer an option to save presentations as videos but there’s a new add-on in town – Creator Studio – that brings new export capabilities to your Google Slides. With Creator Studio, you’ll be able to save your decks as animated GIFs, image sequences and HD video (with audio).”

MakeTechEasier: 10 of the Best Google Slides Add-ons to Create An Impressive Presentation

MakeTechEasier: 10 of the Best Google Slides Add-ons to Create An Impressive Presentation. “Imagine that you have to give a presentation that will determine your future career path. If you do well, the bosses are impressed, but if it flops, well, that’s a problem. You decide to use Google Slides because you know that no matter what happens you’ll be able to access the file anywhere. To make the most impressive presentation possible, some of these add-ons for Slides can accomplish that, or they may just save you time that you can put to better use. Here are some add-ons you may find helpful depending on what your needs are for your presentations.”