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Teaching with PowerPoint
Using PowerPoint as a tool will not, in and of itself, improve student learning. It’s the way that instructors use PowerPoint that can encourage student learning by strategically employing it to engage students in the learning process, incorporating classroom assessment techniques and using methods geared toward reaching multiple learning styles.
For more information on teaching with PowerPoint, please check our schedule for workshops and seminars.
The following information on the Internet may also be helpful for you:
- PowerPoint and Active Learning from the Center for Teaching and Learning at the University of Minnesota.
- PowerPoint in the Classroom for Office 2007 from actDEN, a company committed to furthering positive use of digital technology. Good tutorials about many features of PowerPoint.
- Unleashing the Power of PowerPoint from the Teaching Effectiveness Program at the University of Oregon.
- PowerPoint Tips for Effective Presentations: Succinct bulleted items - to the point, and applicable to a variety of presentations. This site may be helpful to your students as well!
- YouTube video on developing PowerPoint lectures from the University of Toronto.
- YouTube video on how NOT to use PowerPoint: A humorous look at how easy it is to turn great ideas into boring lectures.
- Handy “how to” guides on using PowerPoint in the classroom from Florida Gulf Coast University.