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Pecha Kucha: using “lightning talk” in university instruction

Pecha Kucha: using “lightning talk” in university instruction Purpose – This paper aims to provide an examination of the scholarly literature regarding both the pedagogical and practical aspects of PowerPoint. Design/methodology/approach – The researchers used a post‐test experimental design to determine the effectiveness of a Pecha Kucha presentation when compared to a traditional, untimed PowerPoint‐enhanced lecture. Findings – The results of this literature review and subsequent experimental study suggest that Pecha Kucha can be an effective instructional technique that should be considered for inclusion in the university classroom. Originality/value – Provides an examination of the pedagogical and practical aspects of PowerPoint. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Reference Services Review Emerald Publishing

Pecha Kucha: using “lightning talk” in university instruction

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Publisher
Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2010 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0090-7324
DOI
10.1108/00907321011020798
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Abstract

Purpose – This paper aims to provide an examination of the scholarly literature regarding both the pedagogical and practical aspects of PowerPoint. Design/methodology/approach – The researchers used a post‐test experimental design to determine the effectiveness of a Pecha Kucha presentation when compared to a traditional, untimed PowerPoint‐enhanced lecture. Findings – The results of this literature review and subsequent experimental study suggest that Pecha Kucha can be an effective instructional technique that should be considered for inclusion in the university classroom. Originality/value – Provides an examination of the pedagogical and practical aspects of PowerPoint.

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Reference Services ReviewEmerald Publishing

Published: Feb 16, 2010

Keywords: Literature; Presentations; Education; Teaching aids

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