SWAY BROWN BAG SESSION ~ 22 MARCH 2017

WHAT IS MICROSOFT SWAY?
  • Presentation tool
  • Online
  • Digital Storytelling
WHAT CAN IT DO?
  • Convert existing documents
  • Collaborate with other users
  • Share to social media
  • Embed in GCULearn
  • iPad and androidapp for your tablet
  • Visually engaging
  • Creative commons licences on images
  • Rapidly create and produce a presentation/ newsletter/ digital story
  • Easily combine multiple types of media
  • Effortlessly change themes and look and feel of presentation
  • Sway can create outline from a topic
  • Search a wide variety of sources without leaving the SWAY app
  • Basic functionality
  • Can't print off presentation
  • No notes facilitiy
  • Need a reliable internet connection

SWAY IN ACTION IN EDUCATION

WAYS TO UTILISE SWAY

  • Lecture, seminar or Presentation
  • Newsletter
  • Capture an event in pictures
  • Produce and online CV and showcase examples of live work
  • Portfolio
  • Enhance dull documents or existing presentations
  • Bring a project proposal to life
  • Capture what's happening on social media
  • Digital Storytelling

DATES FOR YOUR DIARY

Wednesday 26th April : Using Camtasia with powerpoint for developing online resources ~ Karen McFarlane

Wednesday 24th May: Edshare - GCU document repository ~ Marion Kelt

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