Tip #235: Debunking Myths About Clip Art in Power Point

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It has been said that “a picture is worth a thousand words.”That may be so, but it is unlikely that many would feel that this description applies to clip art. For the most part, clip art is used to add color, emphasis, humor and/or interest to Power Point slides. It rarely expands on or enhances the meaning of the text on the slides.

On the other hand, cartoons- whether one panel or several panels in a comic strip format- can serve to crystallize meaning or comment on a topic in a way that enables the learner to: see things from a different, deeper, and humorous perspective; interact with and analyze the idea presented; focus in and think on a higher … Read the rest