Title

Prezi: Trading Linear Presentations for Conceptual Learning Experiences

Publication Date

2-2011

Document Type

Presentation

Disciplines

Counseling | Education | Social and Behavioral Sciences

Comments

This abstract is located on pg. 193 of the attached conference proceedings.

Abstract

As the influx of technology into pedagogical practice steadily increases, educators routinely find themselves searching for effective technologies that will enhance their abilities to teach within higher cognitive domains, thus directing learners towards the construction of knowledge. Prezi is a web based presentation application that allows users to move away from this linear model and design a concept map style presentation on an infinite flash-based canvas. The Prezi presentation format effectively pushes learners to develop knowledge via analysis, evaluation, and creation. This poster session will demonstrate how to build a Prezi presentation based on cognitive theories to ensure it is not just a fancy PowerPoint presentation. Specifically, it will demonstrate how Prezi

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