How to Use PowerPoint Effectively

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23 minutes, 42 seconds

In this video, we will look at the use of PowerPoint as a teaching tool.  PowerPoint is one of the most widely used – and misused – technologies in the language classroom.  There is a common expression in circulation, ‘Death by PowerPoint’, and as the expression implies, PowerPoint often ‘kills’ the dynamics of the teaching and learning process.  We will take a look at some dos and don’ts when it comes to using PowerPoint in the language classroom so that you don’t subject your students to ‘Death by PowerPoint’.

Course Agenda:

1. PowerPoint vs. the Whiteboard
2. Layout and Design
3. What Should Go on a Slide?
4. Tips for a Successful PowerPoint Presentation