Interesting editorial by Danielle Fleischman of the Indiana Daily Student about "The Power of PowerPoint"
When it comes to learning in the 21st century, the use of computer-generated slides is a no-brainer. Students prefer to have the visual aide during lectures, claiming that it helps them to maintain interest and retain material.
Unfortunately, the quality of PowerPoint presentations varies from professor to professor.
She gives suggestions for best practices when using slides in lectures. I started to leave a long-winded comment but then thought it would make a better blog post.