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Do you use PowerPoint in the classroom? Did you know that not reading (or having) bullets to the students will result in a 79% increase in their transfer ability and a 28% increase in retention?......

Do you use PowerPoint in the classroom? Did you know that not reading (or having) bullets to the students will result in a 79% increase in their transfer ability and a 28% increase in retention? This session will review research on PowerPoint and learning and present 5 simple ways to create presentations that enhance student learning. The text is mostly in speaker notes so you must download the file to see it.

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  • Do you use PowerPoint in the classroom? Did you know that not reading bullets to the students will result in a 79% increase in their transfer ability and a 28% increase in retention? This session will review research on PowerPoint and learning and present 5 simple ways to create presentations that enhance student learning. The text is mostly in speaker notes so you must download the file to see it.
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  • Thank you for choosing to come today. I hope you will feel free to ask questions as they occur to you or make comments. Who has a good memory? When you see swans-ask me whatI see on my screen when I am presenting.
  • What was true in Elsinore400 years ago, remains true today.
  • I am not sure how much we know about education but we are making progress. This presentation will share recent research that we can apply to make it easier for students to master our material.
  • I apologize about the name. Initially it was everything you know is wrong, but I knew that many probably knew all this. So I thought about changing it to everything I know is wrong, but you know that already. So I settled on everything we know is wrong.
  • 1. Explain why not reading bullets to your audience causes a 28% increase in retention and 79% increase in transfer ability.2. Explain why students learn 91% better when slides have a graphic that explains the concept and hear a spoken explanation.3. Describe 5 ways to reduce PowerPoint overload when creating slides.4. Explain what question you should ask when trying to prepare a presentation that will enhance student learning.5. Describe what PowerPoint overload is and how it impacts the audience.
  • Cliff Atkinson and Richard E. MayerDownload here:http://www.sociablemedia.com/PDF/atkinson_mayer_powerpoint_4_23_04.pdf
  • Each underlined item is a hyperlink to take you to the Web where more information is available.
  • Each underlined item is a hyperlink to take you to the Web where more information is available.
  • To gladly share information about how to create presentations that enhance learning in the classroom.Attendees will learn that:Not reading bullets to audience results in 28% increase in retention and not having bullets results in a 79% increase in transfer ability andStudents learn 91% better when slides have a graphic that explains the concept and hear a spoken explanation.They will see 5 ways to reduce PowerPoint overload when creating presentations.They will also see how to use the PowerPoint presenter view in CSM classrooms which is more powerful than just seeing the same view as the audience.

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  • 1.
  • 2. "There are more things in heaven and earth, Horatio, Than are dreamt of in your philosophy."
    HamletAct I Scene V
  • 3.
  • 4. We face many challenges in helping students master course material
  • 5. PowerPoint overload occurs in many presentations
  • 6. One assumes that you only have to show it, and they will “get it”
  • 7. PowerPoint overload adversely affects student learning
  • 8. Research can offer a solution
  • 9. John Wilson
    Everything we know is wrong
  • 10. Learning objectives
  • 11. The wrong question: How do we use multimedia to help students learn?
  • 12. The right question:
  • 13. How do students learn?
  • 14.
  • 15.
  • 16. People can pay attention to only a few bits of information at a time.
  • 17.
  • 18. We have 3 types of memory
    sensory
    long-term
    working
  • 19.
  • 20.
  • 21.
  • 22. 100
    50
    0
    There is no research basis for the way we use PowerPoint today
  • 23. THE CAMBRIDGE HANDBOOK OF
    100
    Multimedia Learning
    50
    EDITED BY
    Richard E. Mayer
    0
  • 24.
  • 25. 28%
  • 26. 79%
  • 27. 91%
  • 28. 5 points to reduce PowerPoint overload
  • 29.
  • 30. 2. Break your story into digestible bites in the slide sorter view
  • 31. 3. Reduce visual load by moving text off- screen
  • 32. 4. Use visuals with your words,instead of words alone
  • 33. 5. Remove every element that does not support the main idea
  • 34.
  • 35. You can hide duplicate values by setting the Hide Duplicates property to Yes
  • 36. How you use PowerPoint will affect learning in your classroom.
  • 37. Use these 5 steps to enhance learning in your classroom
  • 38. References
    • Beyond Bullet Points, Cliff Atkinson
    • 39. Multimedia LearningRichard E. Mayer
    • 40. Effect of Multimedia Components on Learning
    • 41. “10 slide design tips for producing powerful and effective presentations”
    • 42. Five ways to reduce PowerPoint overload, Cliff Atkinson and Richard E. Mayer
  • References
    • Presentation Tips
    • 43. And the research says?
    • 44. Show me!
    • 45. http://www.sociablemedia.com/
    • 46. My blog on this: EYKAPIW
  • Questions?