Full course description


This synchronous webinar will provide an overview of Microsoft Office Sway, a presentation web app developed by Microsoft. Sway allows users to combine text and media to create a presentable website. Participants will be introduced to Sway (a 100% free software with a Microsoft Account), given best practices and tips for creating Sways, and participate in a live-demo via screenshare to create a group Sway. Instructional faculty may see applications for classroom content delivery, while others may use Sway for training, presentations, and more.

Session Date: February 21st from 12:30 to 1:30 pm


Marie Roberts



Marie Roberts is a two-time graduate of The University of Southern Mississippi, earning a B.A. degree in Political Science and an M. Ed. in Student Affairs Administration. She holds six certifications from the Online Learning Consortium (formerly SLOAN-C) in instructional technologies, Web 2.0, and other eLearning-related topics, having conducted training and professional development sessions for more than three years. She is currently pursuing her doctorate degree in Higher Education Administration from Delta State University.

Roberts serves at the director of eLearning at Meridian Community College where she focuses on holistic course design and online student engagement. She is currently working to revamp the College's adjunct faculty support system and online course template. Roberts also serves as an adjunct faculty member for LLS courses, having taught online courses for more than four years.

Prior to serving in her current role, Roberts was director of recruiting and campus life at MCC where her time was spent engaging prospective students and growing dual credit course offerings.

Roberts has presented at many local, regional and national technology-related conferences, including Cengage Course Technology, Creating Futures, Educator's Connect, the National Distance Learning Conference, and the FantasTech Virtual Conference. Check out Roberts' online portfolio at jmarieroberts.weebly.com or connect with her on LinkedIn for more information.