Using PowerPoint in class: PPT lectures. Mitchell S. Sommers Dept. of Psychology Washington University. Overview. Deciding whether to use powerpoint Advantages Disadvantages Personal experiences Most examples from Psychology Appropriate for many fields. Art History.
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Mitchell S. Sommers
Dept. of Psychology
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Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse,
5-6 items per slide
For every 50 minutes of lecture time, you can display 15-20 slides (2-3 minutes per slide). If you plan to have too many slides, you will not give your students enough time to read each slide and comprehend what you are trying to teach them.
Do not go over 5-6 items per slide, or it will become too crowded to read. The font size has to be reduced due to the amount of information displayed, so legibility suffers with long bulleted lists or text passages.How Much Information?
Is the image of man in tie the same size?
With depth cues
Without depth cues
Severe hearing loss
Moderate hearing loss
Mild hearing loss
No hearing loss
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