Learning targets               Today I can:• Explain the purpose of using Powerpoint• Know how to use Powerpoint as a visu...
Why usePowerpoint?
YOU are thefocus…Not thescreen.
Affirmative Action    Jon Orech
Affirmative Action    Jon Orech
Justice for    All?Jon Orech     Image by Flickr contributor robin_slee
The Truth AboutAffirmative Action     Jon Orech                 Image from racialequity.net
Overview• A system that gives minorities preferential  treatment, especially in hiring and education.• Originally began as...
Overview• A system that gives minorities preferential  treatment, especially in hiring and education.• Originally began as...
What is Affirmative Action?A system that gives minorities preferentialtreatment, especially in hiring and education.
Some important dates are:– 1961 – John F. Kennedy encouraged contractors working with  the government to hire employees w/...
Some important dates are:– 1961 – John F. Kennedy encouraged contractors working with  the government to hire employees w/...
Landmark Events•   1961: Kennedy encourages employers•   1963: Johnson requires hiring plans•   1964: Title VII of Civil R...
1961   1963   1964   1970   1978   1986
1961   1963   1964   1970   1978   1986
25% of alafwn wkelrkg WS BH’ H E               AEOP]          IGE G’LEA’E OL     EATLBG AELB N PEOT BL                 NL ...
25% of alafwn wkelrkg WS BH’ H E               AEOP]          IGE G’LEA’E OL     EATLBG AELB N PEOT BL                 NL ...
75%
IF YOU USE A GRAPH ORCHART,EXPLAIN WHY YOU AREUSING IT.
Affirmative ActionGet rid of it                                   We need it•   No longer needed because women            ...
Affirmative ActionGet rid of it                                   We need it•   No longer needed because women            ...
Ending Affirmative ActionPoints                       Counterpoints   o Gives females equal       o Perpetuates white male...
Points  • Females: equal chances  • Designed to compensate for    slavery  • Minorities’ insecurities
What to keep in mind:•   PPT assists audience, NOT speaker•   Reduce number of words (6x6 rule)•   Use images and graphics...
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Teaching PPT

  1. 1. Learning targets Today I can:• Explain the purpose of using Powerpoint• Know how to use Powerpoint as a visual aid instead of a teleprompter• Identify what makes a good Powerpoint slide• Harvest, include, and cite images properly
  2. 2. Why usePowerpoint?
  3. 3. YOU are thefocus…Not thescreen.
  4. 4. Affirmative Action Jon Orech
  5. 5. Affirmative Action Jon Orech
  6. 6. Justice for All?Jon Orech Image by Flickr contributor robin_slee
  7. 7. The Truth AboutAffirmative Action Jon Orech Image from racialequity.net
  8. 8. Overview• A system that gives minorities preferential treatment, especially in hiring and education.• Originally began as a way to help African Americans during the Civil Rights area but grew to include other minorities and women.
  9. 9. Overview• A system that gives minorities preferential treatment, especially in hiring and education.• Originally began as a way to help African Americans during the Civil Rights area but grew to include other minorities and women.
  10. 10. What is Affirmative Action?A system that gives minorities preferentialtreatment, especially in hiring and education.
  11. 11. Some important dates are:– 1961 – John F. Kennedy encouraged contractors working with the government to hire employees w/o regard to race– President Johnson extended and required certain businesses to have hiring plans that added minorities to their companies– 1964 – Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act banned racial discrimination in employment and created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission– 1970 – Supreme Court began hearing challenges– 1978- Allan Bakke, a white medical student, sued University of California at Davis for admitting minorities with much lower scores than his– Affirmative Action ended with President Reagan– 1995 – University of California voted to discontinue Affirmative Action
  12. 12. Some important dates are:– 1961 – John F. Kennedy encouraged contractors working with the government to hire employees w/o regard to race– President Johnson extended and required certain businesses to have hiring plans that added minorities to their companies– 1964 – Title VII of the 1964 Civil Rights Act banned racial discrimination in employment and created the Equal Employment Opportunity Commission– 1970 – Supreme Court began hearing challenges– 1978- Allan Bakke, a white medical student, sued University of California at Davis for admitting minorities with much lower scores than his– Affirmative Action ended with President Reagan– 1995 – University of California voted to discontinue Affirmative Action
  13. 13. Landmark Events• 1961: Kennedy encourages employers• 1963: Johnson requires hiring plans• 1964: Title VII of Civil Rights Act• 1970: Supreme Court challenges• 1978: Bakke vs U.C. Davis• 1986: Reagan ends Affirmative Action
  14. 14. 1961 1963 1964 1970 1978 1986
  15. 15. 1961 1963 1964 1970 1978 1986
  16. 16. 25% of alafwn wkelrkg WS BH’ H E AEOP] IGE G’LEA’E OL EATLBG AELB N PEOT BL NL BLEPGT ELKB N L BNE B EB E
  17. 17. 25% of alafwn wkelrkg WS BH’ H E AEOP] IGE G’LEA’E OL EATLBG AELB N PEOT BL NL BLEPGT ELKB N L BNE B EB E
  18. 18. 75%
  19. 19. IF YOU USE A GRAPH ORCHART,EXPLAIN WHY YOU AREUSING IT.
  20. 20. Affirmative ActionGet rid of it We need it• No longer needed because women • White men still have the most power are now treated equally – At the end of the 20th century, only 16% of blacks held profession or managerial – 57% of all college students are female positions, compared with 31% for whites – Since 1990, women have earned – Women own 39% of contracting firms, but more baccalaureate degrees than less than 3% of federal contracts go to men firms owned by women• Was originally designed to make up • A 1993 study found that companies for slavery, but many of the with hiring practices that valued “blacks” that are admitted to women and minorities performed 24% better in the stock market than those university are actually first or who did not second generation immigrants from • Affirmative action corrects the terrible countries like Ghana or Nigeria injuries that U.S. culture has allowed for• Many minorities feel insecure on centuries campuses and at jobs b/c they feel like they have to prove themselves
  21. 21. Affirmative ActionGet rid of it We need it• No longer needed because women • White men still have the most power are now treated equally – At the end of the 20th century, only 16% of blacks held profession or managerial – 57% of all college students are female positions, compared with 31% for whites – Since 1990, women have earned – Women own 39% of contracting firms, but more baccalaureate degrees than less than 3% of federal contracts go to men firms owned by women• Was originally designed to make up • A 1993 study found that companies for slavery, but many of the with hiring practices that valued “blacks” that are admitted to women and minorities performed 24% better in the stock market than those university are actually first or who did not second generation immigrants from • Affirmative action corrects the terrible countries like Ghana or Nigeria injuries that U.S. culture has allowed for• Many minorities feel insecure on centuries campuses and at jobs b/c they feel like they have to prove themselves•
  22. 22. Ending Affirmative ActionPoints Counterpoints o Gives females equal o Perpetuates white male chances dominance o Designed to o Improves business compensate for performance slavery o Corrects historical o Addresses minorities’ injustices insecurities
  23. 23. Points • Females: equal chances • Designed to compensate for slavery • Minorities’ insecurities
  24. 24. What to keep in mind:• PPT assists audience, NOT speaker• Reduce number of words (6x6 rule)• Use images and graphics (GIVE CREDIT)• Use easy-to-read fonts• Limit effects and transitions• Use contrasting colors

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