PowerPoint Module 2
Research Question 1:
What makes a good presentation?Read "Powerpoint is evil.pdf" and "PowerPoint Presentations_ The Good, The Bad andThe Ugly.pdf"
In Learning Groups:
1.Using examples from your own past classes, what are some ways in which the presentations could have been improved?2.What are some of the positive aspects of past presentations that you remember?3.Which matters most when using PowerPoint as a presentation tool, the rawinformation or the delivery?4.PowerPoint has been around for a number of decades, what are some other meansof presentation that are afforded us through today's technology?
Using only pictures and drawings, create a four slide presentation that tells about your weekend.Post this in the collaboration section and allow comments.
Once the students have posted their presentations, they should view other student's four slide presentations published to the site and comment on what they think the presentationrepresents, through comments, stories, or presentation responses.
In collaborative groups, students are to produce a ten slide presentation focusing on someaspect of student life (university or k-12) using only graphics, pictures, or drawing tools.The pictures may be found on the internet or taken around campus using digital cameras,or scanned photos. In addition to the presentation, each group will turn in an outlinedescribing why they choose the graphical and pictorial representations used for each slideof the presentation, as well as a summery of what the aspect of student like they weretrying to communicate was.*Peer Assessment:Each group will view at least two other group projects and determine what the aspects of student life were portrayed. Per project viewed, the group will identify three areas the project excelled in and three areas the project needs to be improved on.