- “When we understand that slide, we’ll have won the war,”
- “PowerPoint makes us stupid,”
- “It’s dangerous because it can create the illusion of understanding and the illusion of control,”
- “Some problems in the world are not bullet-izable.”
- [there are]"serious concerns that the program stifles discussion, critical thinking and thoughtful decision-making. "
- “death by PowerPoint,” the phrase used to described the numbing sensation that accompanies a 30-slide briefing
- sitting through some PowerPoint briefings is “just agony,”
- “Dumb-Dumb Bullets,”
- "Senior officers say the program does come in handy when the goal is not imparting information, as in briefings for reporters.
The news media sessions often last 25 minutes, with 5 minutes left at the end for questions from anyone still awake. Those types of PowerPoint presentations, Dr. Hammes said, are known as “hypnotizing chickens.” "
The whole article is worth reading. What do you teach your students about PowerPoint?