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Performing PowerPoint lectures: examining the extent of slide-text integration into lecturers’ spoken expositions (2019)
Journal Article
Hallewell, M., & Crook, C. (in press). Performing PowerPoint lectures: examining the extent of slide-text integration into lecturers’ spoken expositions. Journal of Further and Higher Education,

The PowerPoint assisted lecture (slide-lecture) is a common lecturing approach in Higher Education, in spite of much criticism of its use. Its popularity is facilitated by its affordances for multimodal instructional design, e.g. text with images and... Read More

Do pictures ‘tell’ a thousand words in lectures?: how lecturers vocalise photographs in their presentations (2017)
Journal Article
Hallewell, M. J., & Lackovic, N. (in press). Do pictures ‘tell’ a thousand words in lectures?: how lecturers vocalise photographs in their presentations. Higher Education Research and Development, 36(6), doi:10.1080/07294360.2017.1303454. ISSN 0729-4360

This article explores how 145 photographs collected from 20 PowerPoint lectures in undergraduate psychology at 16 UK universities were integrated with lecturers’ speech. Little is currently known about how lecturers refer to the distinct types of pho... Read More