Showing posts with label Speaker Deck. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Speaker Deck. Show all posts

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

Speaker Deck - A Simple Way to Share Your Slides

Google Slides, PowerPoint, and Keynote all have options for embedding your slideshows into a blog post or other webpage. But there are other methods for including your slideshow in a blog post or webpage. One of those options is Speaker Deck.

Speaker Deck is a free service that you can use to host and share copies of your slides. Before you get too excited about Speaker Deck, bear in mind that it only supports embedding PDFs. The shining feature of Speaker Deck is that it will automatically re-size your PDF to fit each slide in the display that your blog visitors are using. In other words, someone viewing your slides on a phone will have the same experience as someone viewing your slides on a 15" laptop display.


To use the service you do need to create a free account. Once you have created an account you can start uploading your presentations. As mentioned above, your presentation must be in PDF format. Because Speaker Deck only supports PDFs your presentation won't play any videos, audio files, or animations.

Applications for Education
Speaker Deck is a bare-bones service, but it is easy to use and could be useful for sharing presentations that are image and text heavy. For schools that don't use Google Slides or the online version of PowerPoint, Speaker Deck provides a simple solution for publishing presentations.

Friday, October 7, 2011

Speaker Deck - Another Way to Share Your Slides

There are plenty of good services on the web that enable users to publish their slides for the world to see. Speaker Deck is one of those services. Speaker Deck allows you to upload your PDFs and have them displayed as slideshows. Speaker Deck will divide and format your PDF for optimal display. Unlike a lot of other services Speaker Deck doesn't appear to have a voice-over capability, but if you're just looking to share slides, Speaker Deck's clean and simple interface offers what most people need.



Applications for Education
If you or your students have PDFs or slides that you want to publish for the world to see, Speaker Deck is an option to consider. Speaker Deck provides an embed code that you can use on your blog or you can simply direct people to the url assigned to your slides by Speaker Deck.

H/T to Larry Ferlazzo via Twitter.