David K. Farkas

Department of Human Centered Design & Engineering

University of Washington

PowerPoint Research and Publications

A brief assessment of Michael Alley's ideas regarding the design of PowerPoint slides, unpublished document, March 1 2010.

Managing three mediation effects that Influence PowerPoint deck authoring,Technical Communication, Volume 56 (1), February 2009, pp. 1-11.

A heuristic for reasoning about PowerPoint deck design, Proceedings of the 2008 International Professional Communication Conference, Montreal, Canada, July 13-16.

Effective presentations with PowerPoint: 24 suggestions, slides annotated in notes pane, guest talk for UW Department of Communication graduate students, October 17, 2007.

Toward a better understanding of PowerPoint deck design, IDJ+DD (Information Design Journal + Document Design), volume 14 (2), August 2006, pp. 162-71.

Review of Cliff Atkinson, Beyond Bullet Points, Technical Communication 52 (4), November 2005, pp. 465-67.

Understanding and using PowerPoint, STC Annual Conference Proceedings, May 8-11, 2005, pp. 313-320.

Explicit structure of print and on-screen documents, Technical Communication Quarterly, 14 (1), 2005, pp. 9-30.


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