Claremont McKenna College • A Powerpoint presentation by Gordon Jack
Claremont McKenna College•Founded as a men’s college in 1946•CMC became co-educational in 1976• The 69 acre campus is located 35 miles east of downtown Los Angeles• As of 2011, there are 1,301 undergraduate students and 20 graduate students• Mr. Jack plagiarized this information from Wikipedia• These points are getting tedious, aren’t they?• Are you even reading these any more? • Raise your hand if you want him to shut up!
Avoid Bullets on Every Slide• Too linear• Too wordy• Too boring• Too predictable• Promotes reading the slides• Promotes reading ahead
Society as a whole is predominantly visual in its orientation (Hyerle, 2000)
Rules to remember4. Practice, practice, practice
Rules to remember 5. Cite your sources!http://www.noodletools.com/
Exercise: Make this slide visual“In studies, experimental psychologists and educatorshave found that retention of information three days aftera meeting or other event is six times greater wheninformation is presented by visual and oral means thanwhen the information is presented by the spoken wordalone.”