Category: Presentations

Students (or groups of students) can present in real time using Zoom, which can allow anyone to share their screen (and whatever is on it, including Powerpoints, PDFs, and videos).

Students can also record presentations ahead of time using Zoom, and upload them either to Google Drive or Voicethread.

Students can also use VoiceThread directly to record presentations; they can first upload their slides to VoiceThread and then record audio or video narration directly on each slide. Students can also comment on each other’s VoiceThreads to ask questions and comment on each other’s presentations.

Personal Amplification Device

ITS can provide small, portable voice amplifiers (PAs) for use in classrooms. These PAs are lightweight, easy to use, and rechargeable. Please fill out the Portable Voice Amplifier Request Form to have one delivered. Contact your AIA to explore other solutions. Quick and Easy Solution ITS will provide a small PA to anyone who would like help with amplifying their...

Create a Transcript of a Recorded Zoom Meeting

Creating a written transcript from interviews and presentations is now possible when using the closed captioning feature in Zoom. Make sure you are using Macalester’s Zoom account by logging in at The host may enable Live Transcript by selecting the CC icon on the bottom of the Zoom screen Select Enable Auto-Transcription If you would like to a running...