A visitor submit by Elizabeth Pawlicki, Senior Supervisor, Coaching Applications at Articulate.
Like a lot of you, we now have a ton of zoom conferences and sometimes I’m tasked with presenting info or coaching periods. My preliminary inclination was to construct one thing in PowerPoint or Google slides, however I switched to Rise 360 and haven’t appeared again.
I discover that although Rise 360 is designed to be extra of a standard e-learning course authoring device, it actually does lend itself as a terrific presentation device.
Let me let you know how I’m utilizing it and why.
Creating the presentation in Rise 360 is simply as quick as making a slide.
With Rise 360, I spend much less time setting up the format as a result of I’m not beginning with an empty slide. Nevertheless, I can nonetheless make one thing that’s visually interesting, chunked into distinct sections, and nonetheless management what’s on the display screen and when.
Within the instance above you’ll be able to see how straightforward it’s so as to add all types of presentation content material reminiscent of textual content, media, and interactivity.
Chunking content material is straightforward and might be artistic.
I like to make use of to make use of the Proceed Divider block to chunk the content material much like how I could have it in a PowerPoint slide. After which to advance my presentation, I click on the divider to disclose extra.
Additionally, I’ll convert what ought to have been bullet factors to easy interactions just like the the accordion or tabs. This enables me to maintain folks centered on what we’re discussing. The flashcard block is a good way to speak by way of issues, ask a query, after which reveal content material when clicked.
Increase the presentation with embedded content material.
Embedding content material from different sources could make the stay presentation extra participating or add further functionality. For instance, usually in our conversations, I current a timed exercise.
That is the place I exploit the embed block in Rise 360 and add a timer from vclock utilizing their embed code. You can too embed maps and all types of additional media utilizing that block. Mainly, if you could find it on-line you’ll be able to add it to your presentation.
Skipping pointless content material is tremendous straightforward.
Typically in the course of the displays I discover the attendees have already got a great grasp of the data. In these circumstances I wish to skip to one thing else. That’s the place the sidebar menu turns out to be useful the place I can soar to particular content material that I’ve chunked into classes.
Holding the sidebar seen is a good way to let the folks know the place we’re at and the place we’re going. So typically I preserve it open. However it’s straightforward sufficient to break down the sidebar and solely present it when I’ve to.
The course works properly as a leave-behind useful resource.
Considered one of my favourite issues is that I can simply share the presentation as is. I don’t want to avoid wasting a PDF of slides or electronic mail them a replica of my PPT presentation.
I publish the Rise 360 presentation to Assessment 360 after which present the group with the assessment hyperlink. For instance, right here’s a presentation that I created for the weblog you can entry now.
Maintain the dialog going.
An additional benefit to utilizing Assessment 360 is that because the Rise 360 presentation is revealed to Assessment 360 the attendees can go away feedback. That is actually nice if we run out of time throughout an exercise or dialogue. We are able to proceed to dialog within the revealed presentation.
Check it out. Go to the demo presentation and submit a remark.
Maintain the content material up to date.
I can all the time make updates to the presentation after which republish the brand new Rise 360 presentation over the outdated model realizing that everybody can have the identical up to date content material. That is actually vital for issues like gross sales coaching and displays the place the content material is up to date and adjustments usually.
Articulate Rise 360 Presentation Instance
I recorded a fast video to point out how I exploit Rise 360 as a presentation device. Test it out.
Click on right here to view the presentation on YouTube.
Have you ever used Rise 360 as a presentation device? In that case, what labored properly? And if not, why haven’t you tried it but?