Sunday, December 30, 2012

Putting a Web Browser into PowerPoint

Instead of using a separate window you can do your browsing and look ups within a presentation by having a web browser on one of your pages. Use a show & return hyperlink to get to the page when you want to bring up some live content.

Wednesday, July 18, 2012

Pop Up Boxes in Word - tidy but a little more difficult

This way is not as straightforward as our previous Hyperlink method, but the results are much nicer.
You can find the sample document here .

Monday, May 7, 2012

Pop Up Boxes in Word - the "easy" way.

Add some extra information in the form of pop up boxes by utilizing the Screentip in hyperlinks.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Make Word display your videos.

You can use this technique to have a video presented to a student that they can take notes about directly. They are not presented with two windows to switch between nor are they distracted by a full internet browser. The video does not inflate the file size since it remains on YouTube. You can have multiple videos in the one document. You can find a sample here (this will download a zip file called verbs2 which has a word document inside - source