ENGAGING LECTURE TIP 22 Slide Replacements

Slide decks, whether created through PowerPoint, Keynote, Prezi, or other programs, seem to be the default mode for any kind of oral presentation, including lectures. Students seem to expect slide presentations as well. We know that visuals can enhance listeners' experience and understanding, and that knowledge coupled with student expectations can often prompt us to choose to create a slide deck, whether we really want to or not. The downside of this new default, however, is that many people have grown weary of slide decks, particularly if the slide-based talks aren't done extremely well.

There are alternatives to slide decks, however, that still allow for creating visually engaging lectures. Using ...

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