By Hubert Knoblauch
PowerPoint has develop into a vital part of educational lifestyles around the globe. during this ebook, Hubert Knoblauch bargains the 1st whole research of the PowerPoint presentation as a sort of verbal exchange. Knoblauch charts the diffusion of PowerPoint and explores its value as a ubiquitous and influential section of modern conversation tradition. His research considers the social and highbrow implications of the style, concentrating on the dynamic relationships among the aural, visible, and actual dimensions of PowerPoint displays, in addition to the varied institutional contexts during which those displays happen. finally, Knoblauch argues that the parameters of the PowerPoint style frames the ways that info is gifted, tested, and absorbed, with ambiguous effects for the purchase and transmission of information. This unique and well timed booklet is correct to students of communications, sociology, and schooling.