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Create PowerPoint presentation from current paper which develops a thesis on the subject of academic culture based on your perspective as it evolved

  • Slide 1: title/by-line
  • Slide 2: thesis
  • Slides 3-5: support/illustrative quotes
  • Slide 6: summary/conclusion
  • Slide 7: references

Present in class

Best YouTube PowerPoint video

Life After Death by PowerPoint

(4:25)  Video demonstrates some of the worst PowerPoint behavior.

Steps to a Great Presentation

In order to do a good presentation you need:

  • Good content - arranged well
  • Positive presentation style which engages  the audience
  • Practice, practice, practice


"PowerPoint doesn't give presentations —PowerPoint makes slides." Matt Thornhill, president of Audience First