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What if PowerPoint became emPowerPoint (through CPoint)? PROCEEDINGS

, University Bremen, Germany

Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference, in Orlando, Florida, USA ISBN 978-1-880094-58-7 Publisher: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE), Chesapeake, VA


Information and Communication Technology hasn't advanced as much in educational scenarios as expected. In this paper we analyze the difference of classroom assumptions for ICT in colleges in contrast to schools yielding distinct application flexibility requirements. We will take a closer look at the presentation software MS PowerPoint, that is frequently used at college level, but not (yet) on school level. We will introduce the CPoint extension for MS PowerPoint, that empowers a user to break down the content size of a PPT presentation from an entire presentation to single objects on a slide, yielding application flexibility for educators as well as for students. We will envision the usage of MS PowerPoint in a typical classroom setting with support of the semantic editor CPoint - illustrating the idea “What if MS PowerPoint became emPowerPoint?”


Kohlhase, A. (2006). What if PowerPoint became emPowerPoint (through CPoint)?. In C. Crawford, R. Carlsen, K. McFerrin, J. Price, R. Weber & D. Willis (Eds.), Proceedings of SITE 2006--Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference (pp. 2934-2938). Orlando, Florida, USA: Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education (AACE). Retrieved November 14, 2018 from .


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