Category Archives: powerpoint

writing course day three

The entire five hours today was spent on PowerPoint presentations. People had been asked to prepare a few slides which showed: 1. the name of the journal 2. the title of their paper 3. the big context that would connect … Continue reading

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our paper on academic blogging: using powerpoint as a planning tool

Thesis Whisperer and I have been researching for a paper we are giving at a forthcoming conference. it’s about academic blogging and you can read our initial abstract here. We divided the researching task into two and Inger ‘found’ and … Continue reading

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rules for conference presentations

Having just returned from a conference where the presentations were a little mixed – to say the least – I was reminded of the reality that conference presentations are not the same as the conference paper. The paper is the … Continue reading

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killing me softly, slide by powerpoint slide

I’m just about to head into another conference. I have to prepare my own presentations over the next few days and it’s made me think about what I loathe about powerpoint and its cousin prezi. I don’t mind a set … Continue reading

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