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Presenting without Powerpoint

T Cochrane, V Narayan, J MacDonald (ed.), B Hegarty (ed.)

Ascilite | Published : 2014


Higher education is plagued by a disconnect between theory and practice, extending beyond the content of the curriculum into teaching practice, where our understanding of teaching and learning often does not line up with our teaching practice. While espousing new pedagogies and the affordances of new technologies for learning, educators often default to content delivery via PowerPoint presentations consisting of static screen captures of the subject. In this workshop we explore practical strategies for moving away from a reliance upon PowerPoint in our teaching practice driven by a reconception of teaching and learning around heutagogy or student-directed learning. Based upon our experiences..

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