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  1. Power Putting the Point Elizabeth A. Evans, UNC Chapel Hill August 17, 2006

  2. Yuck! PowerPoint can be a powerful tool—if used well. Unfortunately, it’s easy to create a bad presentation. The problem isn’t with PowerPoint, though. The problem is with how most of us use it.

  3. “The problem, dear speakers, is not in PowerPoint, but in ourselves.” Attributed to Wm.Shakespeare, a man before his time.

  4. Group Exercise • What do you dislike about presentations using PowerPoint? • What do you like about presentations using PowerPoint?

  5. Group Exercise What (if any) differences are there between using PowerPoint in the classroom and using PowerPoint for a business presentation, staff meeting, or other non-classroom use?

  6. Evoke Emotion

  7. What is Justice? • Patriotism as justification • Religion as justification • Science as justification

  8. ? What is Justice? • Patriotism as justification • Religion as justification • Science as justification

  9. What is Justice? • Patriotism as justification • Religion as justification • Science as justification

  10. The hanging of John Brown The Rosenbergs Japanese-American Internment What is justice?

  11. A It was wretched weather; stormy and wet, stormy and wet; and mud, mud, mud, deep in all the streets. Day after day, a vast heavy veil had been driving over London from the East, and it drove still, as if in the East there were an Eternity of cloud and wind.

  12. B Much in him was a type, or rather forerunner, of the intellectual spirit that broke forth when we were children, among our countrymen, and is now slowly dying away amidst the loud events and absorbing struggles of the awakening world.

  13. A

  14. B

  15. What’s Missing? Dr. Chris George, CALI Photosynthesis Demo

  16. What’s Missing? Dr. Chris George, CALI Photosynthesis Demo

  17. Finance System Successful! • Finished before fiscal year • Thorough testing • users involved • bugs fixed • Documentation • 25,000 words written! • Delivered on schedule!

  18. You can lie with statistics. You can obscure with PowerPoint.

  19. Student Activity? • Read an article • Prepare 2 PowerPoint presentations that tell different stories about that article Students will be presentation creators and viewers. Can you help them become better at both?

  20. Problem “I know you can’t read this slide, but it’s important to include it.” Solution? Hand it out and refer to it in your remarks.

  21. Instructions Display instructions while class is working on in-class assignment.

  22. Join me in eliminating the phrase “…. making a PowerPoint presentation…” Soapbox

  23. Counterpoint 1 • Supporting image or text for counterpoint 1

  24. Counterpoint 2 • Supporting image or text for counterpoint 2

  25. Color Choice PowerPoint A PowerPoint B PowerPoint C PowerPoint D

  26. Color Choice PowerPoint A PowerPoint B PowerPoint C PowerPoint D

  27. Color Choice A B PowerPoint PowerPoint PowerPoint PowerPoint PowerPoint PowerPoint PowerPoint PowerPoint