Getting More Power Out Of PowerPoint Presentations: An Evidence-Based Approach

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PowerPoint presentations are a standard feature of most college and high school courses. However, studies of educational outcomes show that this technology does not consistently improve student learning, which raises doubts about the effectiveness of prevailing practices. A comprehensive review was performed to determine the best educational approaches for using PowerPoint. The findings suggest that educators need to rethink the design and the role of PowerPoint presentations to achieve better educational outcomes. The presentation will address common PowerPoint presentation problems. Evidence-based solutions will be given for increasing student engagement and higher-order learning.  

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Time:
10:00am to 10:50am
Room:
461

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Presentation