Having spent the last 10 years as a U.S. History teacher, I used to dread student presentations because despite my directives to say more than what was placed on a PowerPoint slide, students would list a plethora of information, much of it unnecesary and irrelevant, leaving me frustrated, and feeling that PowerPoint has destroyed the skill of being able to effectively communicate one's topic, essentially doing exactly what I am doing right now. So....
is far more effective in commuicating this point rather than a barrage of words on the page that I can say rather than have the audience read, and thus, bore my audience. Also, by having the audience read such lengthy text, they are no longer listening to what I am saying, essentially negating the relevance of standing in front of an audience and communicating an important message. So, again, what better communicates the above point? ...
Point Five Credit your sources Students need to be taught the nuances of plagarism and copyright violations.
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