Category Archive: PowerPoint or Prezi

Nov 11

PowerPoints of Interest

Many of us use PowerPoints in class and at conferences, and our audiences often spend more time reading the screen rather than paying attention to the speaker. Research shows that these competing dynamics of person and screen text lead to low retention. Even if we just use mini-presentations coupled with lots of active work, it is worth our time to consider how we might best employ PowerPoint to communicate our ideas. An article in Faculty Focus provides some valuable ideas and links.