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Powerpoint as a Teaching Tool
This paper discusses the advantages and disadvantages of of PowerPoint as a teaching tool.
# 126079 | 1,000 words | 11 sources | MLA | 2008 | US

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In this article, the writer compares and contrasts two articles, Edward Tufte's "PowerPoint is Evil" and Ken Costello's "PowerPoint: Showing Chemistry Bigger Than Life." The writer concludes that PowerPoint is actually an excellent teaching tool.

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"PowerPoint as a teaching tool has both drawbacks and benefits. As Edward Tufte points out in his article 'PowerPoint is Evil' the fact that PowerPoint slides can only contain a small amount of information means that with so little information per slide many slides are needed. It is difficult for students to follow the train of thought through a long series of slides. He states that the PowerPoint style routinely disrupts dominates and trivializes content. In fact, in his opinion students would ..."

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