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PowerPoint is OK

PowerPoint is OK

PowerPoint is often dismissed and criticized, but I find it to be a powerful teaching tool. I present three tips for creating PowerPoint presentations – use the same format for every presentation, keep slides simple, and write a careful notes. We use the notes as scripts for narrated videos and for transcripts, enabling the students to study our presentations. We will see examples from effective presentations by Steve Jobs and Larry Lessig.


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