142 – Sway

DOWN 48 places

Microsoft’s Sway is a free app to create web content. You can embed a variety of resources into Sway, e.g. images, audio, video, maps, animations, etc, and then share it online.

Website: sway.com
Cost: Free
Availability: Online

Ranking on the 2020 sub-lists

Top 100 Tools for
Personal Learning:
Top 100 Tools for
Workplace Learning: 91
Top 100 Tools for
Education: 86

Overall rankings in the 14 surveys: 2007-2020

2020: 142 2019: 94 2018: 70 2017: 59 2016: 59 2015: 70 2014: –
2013: – 2012: – 2011: – 2010: – 2009: – 2008: – 2007: –

Comments from some of those who selected Sway as one of their top tools

“Sway is an easy tool to make online interactive presentations. I use it to make online manuals to support my workshops.” Teacher Trainer, Netherlands, 2019

“I often use Sway for building content which will be accessed online as its visual appeal is superior to powerpoint.” Lecturer, UK, 2019

“Very easy to use to make beautiful presentations.” Project Manager for Digital Learning, France, 2019

“It’s a great tool that is easy to use and hassle free. I love that there are templates there already that you can edit, or you can create your own from scratch. Sway is also a prominent feature of our new online staff induction. I love it!” Learning & Development Consultant, UK, 2019

Quick Guide to Sway 

Here you will find some basic guidance and links to resources on how to use Sway for teaching, training, learning and development.

Get access to the Quick Guide sections at the bottom of each of the Tools page (for guidance and resources on how to use the tool for teaching, training and learning) for just £15.

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