We’ve all heard the expressions “Death by PowerPoint” and “PowerPoint-induced coma.” I think we’d all agree that most of PowerPoints stink. Yet after sitting through presentation after presentation that bore us to tears, we turn around and subject our students and colleagues to the same torture that we find so excruciating. Why?
The good news is that 90% of the problem can be solved by following one simple rule:No bullet points.
A great article for class discussion. What are the “rules” of PowerPoint? What about this new rule: No Bullet Points? Does this “rule” apply to all situations? Can students create a presentation without bullet points?