Keynote

What Is It? Keynote is an application in the Apple iWork suite for Macintosh. It can be used to combine text, pictures, audio, video, animations and Web links into slides that can be displayed as part of a lecture, presentation or training session. Used well, computer-based presentations can help to present instructional materials in a […]

Power Point

What Is It? PowerPoint is an application in the Microsoft Office suite for Macintosh and Windows. It can be used to combine text, pictures, audio, video, animations and Web links into slides that can be displayed as part of a lecture, presentation or training session. Used well, computer-based presentations can help to present instructional materials […]

Profcast

What Is It? Profcast is an application used to record indexed narration of a Power Point slide show. The indexed presentation can be distributed to students for review. Key Features Real time recording of a PowerPoint presentation that can include audio. Once published, the recording contains an index that can be used to jump to […]

Screen Capture Programs

What Is It? Screen capture applications allow the user to capture still images or video of actions or objects on the user’s computer screen. There are a variety of tools available, but their capabilities are very similar so the information here will be somewhat generic, but is generally true for all screen capture utilities. If […]

SMART Notebook

What Is It? SMART Notebook is a presentation tool similar to Power Point or Keynote. It is designed for use with a SMART Technologies Sympodium or Smartboard but can be used on any Macintosh or Windows computer. It is an incredibly flexible tool for annotation, manipulation and capture of on-screen objects. SMART Notebook allows user […]

Sophie 2.0

What is it? Sophie is a new way to interact with text, audio and video. Sophie creates “books” that contain text, images, sounds and videos into a single, new, multimedia format.  Sophie is open-source software and free for you to use. Key features Allows users to create complex multimedia documents without highly specialized or technical […]