Monday, July 15, 2013

Voice-Over Presentations and Hosting Them

Voice-over presentations are used in many courses, both in-class and online. However, many students cannot distribute them because of the large file sizes. These tutorials below will help you save your presentation and host it on a web service, so all you have to do is provide your instructor or fellow classmates a web link to access your presentation.

Using Microsoft Mix (the easiest and best way!)
Note: Only available for PCs.
  1. Install Office Mix as a PowerPoint add-in. You can download it by following this link: When you log in, you can use your KUMC credentials or any Microsoft account. You can get a free account by following this link:
  2. Follow these instructions on how to upload your PowerPoint presentation to Mix:
  3. Use the link in Mix to share your voice-over presentation. Note: Make sure to set the correct access level before you share.
Using Microsoft PowerPoint without Mix (Mac solution):

Other options to consider:

Using SlideBoom to host your voice-over PPT files.

Use QuickTime (for Mac Users) to record screen.
  • After recording the screen, save your video and share the link in one of the following ways:
    • Upload video to your KUMC Student OneDrive
    • Upload video YouTube
    • Upload video to Vimeo
Using Apple Keynote:
Using VoiceThread:
Using Prezi:
Using Screencast-O-Matic (up to 15 minute presentations)
Using Jing (up to 5 minute presentations):
Other Screen Recording Software available:
iPad Apps:

Addition software and services for screencasting/narrating.

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