Using PowerPoint Animations to Teach Operations Management Techniques and Concepts

Mark D. Treleven (First Author), Thomas E. Callarman (Participant Author), Daniel J. Bragg (Participant Author), Charles A. Watts (Participant Author), Richard J. Penlesky (Participant Author)

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    This article examines the value of using complex animated PowerPoint presentations to teach operations management techniques and concepts. To provide context, literature covering the use of PowerPoint animations in business education is briefly reviewed. The specific animations employed in this study are identified and their expected benefits to students and faculty are discussed. Evidence of their perceived value to students and faculty is then presented.
    Original languageEnglish
    Pages (from-to)3-19
    JournalDecision Sciences Journal of Innovative Education
    Issue number1
    Publication statusPublished - 2014

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    • Operations Management
    • Pedagogical Approaches
    • Supply Chain Management

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    • ABDC-B


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