Is It Finally Time to Disempower PowerPoint?

Harrisburg University

Computer-aided presentations have become the standard in education over the past two decades. And, although there is evidence to support this medium of delivery, the expansion of computer-aided presentations was far more based on convenience and wishful thinking than scientific proof. Today, we are on the edge of taking our teaching to the next level via video enhancement, whiteboard automation, and even virtual reality. Is there a reason to do so, or are we just chasing after the newest shiny object? This presentation will explore Learning Analytics for the research supporting or arguing against this step.

Track 2: Applied, Technical Implications