Introduction to Online Presentation Tools

Track : Online Tools
Delivery Mode : Asynchronous Workshop
Levels : Beginner,Intermediate
Eligible for Online Teaching Certificate elective : Yes

Presentations are an important method for delivering content to students in the online environment. In this workshop, you will explore web-based presentation tools that leverage the 2.0 potential to engage learners, build communities, and promote continuing dialogue. You will explore techniques for making presentations more interactive and meaningful for students, and hold their attention in asynchronous environments.

Learning Objectives:

  • Evaluate various online presentation tools
  • Create a short online presentation

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This is an asynchronous, week-long workshop which will begin on a Monday and end on the following Sunday. The workshop will require approximately 6-8 hours of work, including reading research-based articles, viewing presentations, engaging in online discussion forums, and submitting assignments. Total length of time to completion: 7 days.

What are the key takeaways from this workshop?

  • Strategies for approaching the initial purpose and design of a presentation
  • Access to the presentation design toolkit with “action guides” to help design effective online presentations
  • Creation of a presentation design checklist to evaluate the quality of your presentations
  • Creation of an online presentation using tools and strategies presented during the workshop

Who should attend?

  • Faculty new to the online environment
  • Faculty teaching in all modalities
  • University staff who provide training
  • Instructional Designers
  • Educational Technologists

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If you register and pay for a OLC workshop and are unable to enroll (due to personal schedule conflicts, illness, etc), we will be happy to apply your payment to another OLC workshop in the same calendar year upon your written request to No refunds will be given.