Monday, 15 June 2015

Webinar recording from SchoolNet’s free webinar on Thursday 11th June at 3:15pm ‘Microsoft Sway – what it is, how to use it in the classroom, and how to create one’ by Fiona Beal

On Thursday afternoon 11th June we held a webinar entitled, ‘Microsoft Sway – what it is, how to use it in the classroom, and how to create one’.

Background to the webinar
Sway is a new, free presentation web app - part of the Microsoft Office family of products. It creates lovely eye-catching, attractive, online presentations. It is also available as a iOS app. All you have to do to get started is go to this URL and join up by creating a Microsoft ID. Then just explore! Sway allows one to combine text and media to create an online presentation with a difference! You can pull content locally from your device, or from Internet sources such as Bing, OneDrive, YouTube, Facebook etc. One can add videos, text, images, sound…you name it. Before you know it you have a stunning presentation!

The webinar description
Fiona says, “You'll love Sway - it's a free, online presentation tool that can be used in many different, interesting ways. In this webinar we'll discover what Microsoft Sway is all about and we'll go through the process of creating one. We'll also discover the many ways of using Sway in your classroom. Please join us on the webinar.“

The downloadable webinar presentation
Here is the downloadable presentation from the webinar available online in SlideShare:

The webinar recording
The webinar recording can be listened to on the following link:

SchoolNet South Africa provides a short, free webinar on most Thursday afternoons during the school term.

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