In this short film for teachers Jennifer Jones explains how to get students to enhance their presentations by using creative digital tools.
It is up to the teacher to make students aware of the options available to them, but they then should let the students experiment with these creative tools and make the most of them.
The tools that the students choose to use will help determine what sort of presentation is given.
The multimedia elements in a presentation can include text, video, sound and images. All of these can be enhanced by using the correct digital tools and the correct software. Often overlooked aspects of software should be experimented with, e.g. document templates.
Teachers should encourage students to evaluate their choices while working on a project. At the end of the exercise ask the students to reflect on their work and ascertain if they would do anything differently next time.