Daily Archives: October 12, 2011


“The templates that come with the PowerPoint software are often more concentrated on a ‘look’ or ‘style’ than they are on clarity and audience readability (Stoner, 2007), which means that the burden of effective slide design falls on the speaker.”

–Cheryl Hamilton. Essentials of Public Speaking. 5th ed. Boston: Wadsworth/Centage Learning, 2012. Quote on page 230.