PowerPoint is a very widely used tool by students, teachers, and business professionals, and ways for it to get better make users happy. On Thursday, Microsoft via its Microsoft In Education blog, announced Office Mix, which turns simple PowerPoint presentations into online lessons.
Office Mix is a brand new way to view PointPoint presentation in the education world, and online lessons has been a long requested feature that teachers have desired. Now, an interactive online lesson plan can be created, and is a simple add to PowerPoint by Microsoft.
What Is Office Mix?
Office Mix adds functionality to PowerPoint 2013, and allows teachers to record audio or video of themselves into presentations, write on slides, insert quizzes, polls, online videos, and much more. All of these features will make online lessons to students much easier for students to understand and learn from daily.
In addition, teachers will be able to do full screen capture and record anything from their PC’s as well. All a teacher has to do is click upload and an interactive online lesson plan has been created. Teachers can choose whom to share with, and metrics can be integrated to tell teachers all about their lesson plans.
OfficeMix Makes Learning Fun
What Office Mix does is make learning fun, via the ability to make lectures more fun and interactive. Visual and audio aids have been long proven to help students learn easier, and interactive content can add to existing lesson plans. Quizzes, content, and much more can be added to make simple lesson plans more exciting.
Students can also take these lessons home, and teachers can gain access to newly gained analysis tools with these apps. Students can take these lessons on their tablets, laptops, and desktops, and watch then anytime whenever they need. This will give them all new tools to learn from, and make the education process much more interactive than ever before. It definitely makes PowerPoint a lot more fun to use, and a whole new tool for teachers to use daily with their students.
Office Mix is just a great teachers tool. It is free, simple to use, and makes learning fun.