Category Archives: PowerPoint

“Let’s take a five minute break.”

These six words can invite chaos into the classroom. Whether you’re teaching online or in a more traditional setting, getting adults back to class after a five or ten minute break can be a challenge. A few years ago I came up with … Continue reading

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Don’t shoot: Stop Bullet Point Overkill

  Bullets points are not the answer. What value do they add to a presentation when the text is already in a 28 point font and is the only text on the screen? If you must use bullet points, use them sparingly and … Continue reading

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The Best Stats You’ve Ever Seen — New Eyes for Old Data

  The Universe is filled with infinite data and our access to that data is begining to blossom. In the past decade an incredible amount of information has been placed within public reach. Once the wow factor of endless access … Continue reading

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100 Years of Interactive E-Learning

  E-learning is not new. It’s been around for a hundred years, only for the first 90 years we called it “radio.” Now we’ve added slides, lost the bumper music, put it online and it’s become a mystery. Suddenly everyone … Continue reading

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Their Dreams are more Beautiful

  Their dreams are more beautiful than yours. You’ll never be able to create an image of something your audience knows well, better than they can. If you ask them to imagine a wonderful dinner, you can describe the setting, the food, the … Continue reading

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