Microsoft has announced a preview of a new PowerPoint feature called Office Mix. This adds a whole wealth of interactivity to slideshows, including embedded video and audio, live writing on slides, quizzes, and more. Office Mix will be web-enabled, so attendees can catch presentations easily no matter where they are. Office Mix has a particular angle on education and keeping students engaged. As such, educators can check quiz results easily and confidentially.
Office Mix is currently in limited testing, but you can find more information on it here and sign up for a key. Just keep in mind that you need Office Service Pack 1 installed in order to try it out. Any educators interested in Office Mix? Maybe students that would like to see some more interesting classes? It sounds like a lot of these features could be useful in the business sphere too…
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