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Creating and Using Interactive Lectures

Interactive lectures include lecture material interspersed with short activities that call upon students to review or develop their knowledge of the lecture topic. This module describes some of the benefits of using interactive lectures. Descriptions and examples of selected interactive lecture strategies are also given.

conneXions (2008). Articles>Presentations>Instructional Design>Education

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Research Points the Finger at PowerPoint

If you have ever wondered why your eyes start glazing over as you read those dot points on the screen, as the same words are being spoken, take heart in knowing there is a scientific explanation. It is more difficult to process information if it is coming at you in the written and spoken form at the same time.

Patty, Anna. Sydney Morning Herald (2007). Articles>Presentations>Instructional Design>Microsoft PowerPoint

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We Have Met the Enemy and He Is PowerPoint

Like an insurgency, PowerPoint has crept into the daily lives of military commanders and reached the level of near obsession. The amount of time expended on PowerPoint, the Microsoft presentation program of computer-generated charts, graphs and bullet points, has made it a running joke in the Pentagon and in Iraq and Afghanistan. “PowerPoint makes us stupid,” Gen. James N. Mattis of the Marine Corps, the Joint Forces commander, said this month at a military conference in North Carolina.

Bumiller, Elizabeth. New York Times, The (2010). Articles>Presentations>Instructional Design>Microsoft PowerPoint

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