Ralph Bunche Summer Institute

A library guide to support the Ralph Bunche Summer Institute student projects.

Presentation Options: PowerPoint, Prezi, PowToon, Google Slides

PowerPoint Online

PowerPoint has a free online version you can use to create your presentation. Download the app from the App Store or iTunes.

  • It is free
  • You may already know how to use Powerpoint
  • You will need to create an account.

Prezi

Cloud based presentation app that uses zooming and panning to move through the presentation.

  • It is free for limited public accounts
  • It can be hard to use. View their tutorials in their Learn & Support section
  • Templates are available to help you get started quickly
  • Easy to add YouTube videos, images, music

Create a Prezi from an existing PowerPoint

You will need to create an account

You must have an internet connection to use Prezi

Presentations created with free personal accounts are publicly available

Presentations created with free account have Prezi branding


PowToon

Cloud based presentation platform that uses animations on slides.

  • Lots of free graphics and animations
  • Works better for presentation videos
  • Watch the videos on the PowToon QuickStart Guide

You will need to create an account

You must have an internet connection to use PowToon

You have a limit of up to 5 minutes

Presentations created with free account are public

Presentations created with free account have the PowToon watermark


Google Slides

Google Slides is Google’s free cloud based presentation app.

  • It is free
  • It is similar to PowerPoint. You will find it easy to use if you have PowerPoint experience
  • Easy to add YouTube videos and images from Google Search

You need to have (or create) a Google Account to use Google Slides

You must have an internet connection to use Google Slides.