Powerpoint slides to hell

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Using PowerPoint, especially for teaching second language, has both good and bad points. This ppt gives advice about how to use powerpoint effectively to communicate information, control learner …

Using PowerPoint, especially for teaching second language, has both good and bad points. This ppt gives advice about how to use powerpoint effectively to communicate information, control learner attention, and work around the negative aspects of powerpoint.

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  • 1. powerpoint: slides to hell Lawrie Hunter Kochi University of Technology http://www.core.kochi-tech.ac.jp/hunter/ lawrie_hunter /at/ kochi-tech /dot/ ac /dot/ jp East Shikoku JALT Kochi University of Technology October 22, 2006
  • 2. This powerpoint is made to be downloaded and read later.
  • 3. This powerpoint is made to be downloaded and read later. For this reason it is wordy and there are too many slides.
  • 4. This powerpoint is made to be downloaded and read later. For this reason it is wordy and there are too many slides. Rule: break rules for a reason...
  • 5. Key concept: backgrounding vs foregrounding
  • 6. Key concept: backgrounding vs foregrounding E.g. F2F simultaneous with cellmail
  • 7. Key concept: backgrounding vs foregrounding E.g. F2F simultaneous with cellmail -which is backgrounded?
  • 8.  
  • 9. The black slide, for when you want to foreground YOU .
  • 10.  
  • 11. DESIGN think: foregrounding the speaker -by lighting -by screen size -by speaker location -by remote projector control -by text volume => Hewa powerpoint
  • 12. USES of ppt : presentation vs. teaching
  • 13. USES of ppt : presentation
  • 14. USES of ppt : presentation ppt BAD: powerpoint is linear
  • 15. USES of ppt : presentation ppt BAD: powerpoint is linear Workaround: make several small ppts
  • 16. USES of ppt : presentation ppt BAD: powerpoint is linear Workaround: make several small ppts Workaround: use other media too
  • 17. USES of ppt : presentation ppt BAD: powerpoint is linear Workaround: make several small ppts Workaround: use other media too Workaround: use 'timed' with media
  • 18. USES of ppt : presentation ppt BAD: powerpoint is linear Workaround: make several small ppts Workaround: use other media too Workaround: use 'timed' with media Workaround: powerpoint as a CC* readable *CC = creative commons ( do! )
  • 19. USES of ppt : presentation ppt BAD: powerpoint is linear Workaround: make several small ppts Workaround: use other media too Workaround: use 'timed' with media Workaround: powerpoint as a CC readable Workaround: powerpoint as flash => http://slideshare.net/
  • 20. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen
  • 21. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen
  • 22. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen whiteboard is better, more elements can be left in view for reference
  • 23. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen
  • 24. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen HTML is better, you can have a menu bar => Critical Thinking HP
  • 25. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen Workaround: use several ppts at once
  • 26. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen Workaround: use several ppts at once -let students change slides
  • 27. USES of ppt : teaching ppt BAD: powerpoint is frozen Workaround: use several ppts at once -let students change slides Workaround: use Wordpoint . doc is on-the-spot authorable, and with macros (red, page break) and page design it can be close to ppt for image quality.
  • 28. USES of ppt : teaching Native speaker vs non-native
  • 29. USES of ppt : teaching Non-native speakers: embed sound/video clips
  • 30. USES of ppt : teaching GOOD: you can re-use your powerpoint next year.
  • 31. USES of ppt : teaching BAD: you can re-use your powerpoint next year: you will teach whatever is in the powerpoint, and your new ideas will not be used.
  • 32. USES of ppt : teaching Non-native speakers: embed sound/video clips -generic slide design: leave an empty space for inserts. reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved reserved
  • 33. References Edward Tufte: Cognitive Style of Powerpoint http://www.amazon.co.jp/gp/product/0961392169/ref=sr_11_1/250-0965269-1113863?ie=UTF8 Edward Tufte: PowerPoint Does Rocket http://www.edwardtufte.com/bboard/q-and-a-fetch-msg?msg_id=0001yB&topic_id=1 Hans Rosling presents Gapminder http://tedblog.typepad.com/tedblog/2006/06/hans_rosling_on.html DataViz gallery http://www.math.yorku.ca/SCS/Gallery/ Slideshare: http://slideshare.net/ Hunter's del.icio.us links on powerpoint http://del.icio.us/rolenzo/powerpoint Presentation zen http://www.presentationzen.com/ Guy Kawasaki's 102030 rule http://blog.guykawasaki.com/2005/12/the_102030_rule.html MSN: Need: How PowerPoint Adversely Mediates Thought and Possible Remedies http://www.researchchannel.org/prog/displayevent.aspx?rID=4921 Abstact dynamics on ppt http://abstractdynamics.org/2005/11/powerpoint.php Don Norman interview on ppt http://www.sociablemedia.com/articles_norman.htm