Why Your Students Forgot Everything On Your PowerPoint Slides | EdSurge News:
"Don’t fret, we’ve all been there: You’re up late the night before Thursday and you have to teach a lesson at 8 AM the next day. So, what do you do? Throw some text on a PowerPoint and get ready to talk through your points. Couldn’t hurt, right? You might not always read straight off of the slides--they’ll just help keep your lecture on track, and if you lose your place, the text is right there for you.
Unfortunately, whether you’re discussing Columbus with 4th graders or quantum physics with college freshmen, you may be hurting your students’ learning more than helping them.
Let’s explore what instructional design doesn’t typically work with students, or anyone’s learning for that matter, when you teach with PowerPoint--as well as how you can avoid it. It all begins with a little concept called “cognitive load.”"
To read more go to https://www.edsurge.com/n/2015-01-19-why-your-students-forgot-everything-on-your-powerpoint-slides
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