Picture the scene: professor X, given 15 minutes to present his latest research at a major international symposium, delays proceedings for 10 minutes as he, the chair and the discussant all cluster around the podium, trying to understand why PowerPoint is not working. The audience shifts restlessly in their seats as the chair apologises once […] … learn more→
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Learning to live without PowerPoint
Learning from PowerPoint: is it time for teachers to move on?
For a brief period in the history of teaching, using PowerPoint automatically qualified you as a tech-savvy professor – an innovator who wouldn’t settle for the usual combination of staticky black-and-white overhead films and hand-scrawled chalkboard notes. Now, it’s hard to believe that PowerPoint was once considered innovative by anyone. Popular criticism includes everything from […] … learn more→