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What are Office Mix and Microsoft Sway and how can I use them?

Come learn how to use Office Mix and Microsoft Sway to create and share interactive and multimedia-rich lessons.


In education, PowerPoint is widely used as a platform for presentations. PowerPoint presentations display slides of content in a linear format while limiting interaction from the audience. Office Mix is a PowerPoint plugin that enhances PowerPoint presentations in order to create interactive, multimedia online content. You can create and export videos, insert audio and record slides, as well as incorporate quizzes to engage the learner. 

Microsoft Sway is a digital storytelling app which can help professors create professional lessons with interactive elements while leveraging multimedia in order to engage students. The Sway is easy to build and it allows you to incorporate photos, videos, charts, audio, and even tweets in a sort of ebook format that embeds nicely into Canvas and renders well on all devices. 

In this webinar we will review Office Mix and Microsoft Sway and how they can be used to enhance the classroom and engage students. These products are simple to learn but add depth and intrigue to the classroom content. 

Learning Objectives: 

  1. Create a Slide Recording using Office Mix 
  2. Learn to export or Publish a Video 
  3. Create an interactive lesson with quizzes and videos 

Presenter Bios: 
Sean Nufer is the Director of Instructional Technology for TCS Education System. He works collaboratively with the Instructional Design team and faculty to ensure utilization of state-of-the-art resources in the classroom. 

Elisha Collins is a Doctoral student in the Educational Psychology and Technology program at The Chicago School of Professional Psychology.

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