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Common use of PowerPoint versus the assertion-evidence structure: A cognitive psychology perspective

  title={Common use of PowerPoint versus the assertion-evidence structure: A cognitive psychology perspective},
  author={Joanna K. Garner and M. Alley and Allen Gaudelli and S. Zappe},
  journal={Technical Communication},
  • Joanna K. Garner, M. Alley, +1 author S. Zappe
  • Published 2009
  • Computer Science
  • Technical Communication
  • INTRODUCTION Since 2001, harsh criticism of PowerPoint’s presentation slide structure has surfaced in several popular publications: “Absolute PowerPoint,” The New Yorker (Parker 2001); “PowerPoint Is Evil,” Wired (Tufte 2003b); “Is PowerPoint the Devil,” The Chicago Tribune (Keller 2003); and “Research Points the Finger at PowerPoint,” The Sydney Morning Herald (Patty 2007. [...] Key Result The reason is that Technical communication has published several recent articles that critically analyze the default…Expand Abstract
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