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Old 04-05-2007, 06:31 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Default Powerpoint Presentations, well, Pointless.

It seems on a powerpoint presentaion your brain absorbs very little information because it can not absorb both Verbal and Visual information well at the same time. So thats powerpoint out the window. I personally think its a load of rubbish.

Professors disagree with me , read more > Official: Powerpoint bad for brains | The Register
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Saw it on Slashdot.

It's crap. People today have shorter attention spans due to television. So, instead of looking at how TV shortens it, they try to put blame on using slides in presentation.

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Yes !, Seriously though, what fool came up with this idea. Id learn a lot more froma PowerPoint presentaion than a textbook....
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Default Re: Powerpoint Presentations, well, Pointless.

*starts to listen to Pink Floyd - We don't need no education*
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You are twisted, Crysalis. I like that.

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What part that real irks me is when the presentor as used powerpoint to display his/her speach. And they are just reading what is on the powerpoint presentation WORD for WORD!

The other thing that i hate is when people put up meaningless graphs (powerpoint or otherwise) just becaue graphs look good.
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Default Re: Powerpoint Presentations, well, Pointless.

that's ********. the brain actually learns BETTER with a combination of learning methods. anyone who learns less because there's BOTH verbal and visual info. is probably mentally retarded
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