Tag: Presentations

This easy presentation software lets students focus on content, not design

Presentations are a key part of the academic world, and multimodal assignments are frequently assigned. In most cases, the teacher wants to know what the student knows and understands about the topic being presented. The knowledge of how to use the software and the design principles (i.e. their understanding of appropriate font size and colour, image placement and size,... Read more

Hololens at TED 2016 – Alex Kipman points towards some interesting scenarios for Hololens in education

At TED 2016 , Alex Kipman from the Microsoft Hololens team, talked about how we see the future of 3D holograms. We have talked about Hololens before - there are some great videos on the Hololens website - and we have demonstrated scenarios for Hololens in education the past. The TED presentation hinted again at what an interesting future we're going to see when Hololens... Read more

Can education IT keep up with the speed of innovation?

Last week the annual EDUCAUSE 2012 conference, for Higher Education IT people, took place in Denver. As usual, there was a buzz of stories that appeared on HE news websites like The Chronicle of Higher Education. What struck me, following the news and discussions, was that there's a real focus on the pace of change happening (or believed to be just around the corner) in higher... Read more

Improving student retention in higher education–the data sources

Chris Ballard, of Tribal, is an 'Innovation Consultant' working on student administration and management systems, with a focus area on student retention modelling. Earlier this year, at the annual conference for their SITS:Vision student administration system, Chris co-presented with Paul Travill from the University of Wolverhampton on a research project being undertaken to... Read more

Dynamics CRM in Education–10 slides in 10 minutes

I’ve just provided a brief 10 minute overview to our CRM partners about the use of CRM systems in Education within Australia. It isn’t a detailed presentation that’s intended to provide all the answers to everything – it’s more of a quick introduction into the use of CRM within Education institutions in Australia – including universities, TAFEs and schools. The... Read more