Do people either love or hate Prezi?
Personally, I love Prezi (and I love Marmite), but the point of a presentation is the audience and so I care about what other people think. Two different comments about the same Prezi I gave recently:
1. I hope there won’t be too much pointless zooming, rotating and jumping around the screen.
2. After all the PowerPoints finally a Prezi!
The blog post Prezi and ‘Death by motion-sickness’ from January has also led me to this reflection. See also this blog post I just discovered titled Prezi, the Marmite of presentation tools from way back in October 2010.
Exploring the analogy with Marmite a little bit further. I guess that you could say Marmite comes in different containers for different purposes, from plastic squeezable…
… to sterling silver lidded glass pots of Marmite.
I am thinking both of how PowerPoint and Prezi can be used for different purposes (see also these comments by a Learning Technologist) and by extension, how Prezi can be adapted for different purposes.
Currently I use Prezi for:
- The thinking process in creating a presentation/resource – this is different to PowerPoint (whether it shows or not in the final result I don’t know!)
- Presentations e.g. http://prezi.com/xcqeco9iazaa/kaptur-dhc-2012/
- Interactive poster e.g. http://prezi.com/c-l7qxvwafvb/create-curate-collaborate-interactive-poster/
- Learning resource e.g. http://prezi.com/aitprjdioxj7/kaptur-workshop-version-1-0/
- Instead of a video to describe a project e.g. http://www.vads.ac.uk/kaptur/
So do you love or hate Prezi? and if you use Prezi – how do you use it?