I’ve been fiddling with Prezi these last few days, and I’ve gotten to know the software pretty well. It has a few holes: it would be nice to have the “place” tool light up when it is selected; importing audio would be a plus; the line tool needs to be more sophisticated; and a text editor (including linking) would improve this software considerably.
Still, I have to say that I love this new tool. It helps me think about the relationships between concepts in a way that a linear PowerPoint does not. I even think that using it helped me to articulate how the ideas in my English 330 class hang together. You can be the judge of that. Here is the semester overview prezi that I made: