Pedagogy Meets PowerPoint: A Research Review of the Effects of Computer-Generated Slides in the Classroom

  title={Pedagogy Meets PowerPoint: A Research Review of the Effects of Computer-Generated Slides in the Classroom},
  author={David G. Levasseur and J. Kanan Sawyer},
  journal={Review of Communication},
  pages={101 - 123}
  • David G. Levasseur, J. Kanan Sawyer
  • Published 2006
  • Psychology
  • Review of Communication
  • The present essay offers a comprehensive review of the effects of computer-generated slides in the classroom, beginning with an overview of the ongoing debate over whether. To date, much of this debate has been testimonial in nature; in an effort to move beyond testimonials, this essay will attempt to ground the pedagogical debate over PowerPoint in various learning theories. Extant research on such slides is examined in four subcategories: (1) student reactions; (2) learning outcomes; (3… CONTINUE READING
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