Do you really believe that watching a lecturer read hundreds of PowerPoint slides is making you smarter?
I asked this of a class of 105 computer science and software engineering students last semester.
Universities should ban PowerPoint — It makes students stupid and professors boring – Business Insider
An article in The Conversation argued universities should ban PowerPoint because it makes students stupid and professors boring.
I agree entirely.
However, most universities will ignore this good advice because rather than measuring success by how much their students learn, universities measure success with student satisfaction surveys, among other things…