So yesterday in class, we tooled around with Google Presentation. It’s a neat little piece of software! Especially for being web-based… it’s not on the order of Powerpoint or Keynote or anything, but for a free piece of software that’s accessible to anyone, anywhere, and doesn’t even need to be installed, it’s not bad at all.
Julie and I were assigned to do a scavenger hunt for a bunch of nature-based things. We went to the UT Botanical Gardens and got pretty much everything in one fell swoop. Here’s a screenshot of the images we used for our presentations:
This was a lot of fun. I’m a closet shutterbug to start with, and I’ll probably wind up taking this little presentation file and seeing what all I can do with it. I saw that it can be exported in a number of different formats, and thought I might try to import it into iMovie or something, and lay down an audio track and make it into a different sort of presentation, like one of the voiced over galleries you’ll see on the New York Times website or NPR’s or something like that.