Chalk Talk 101

Duke University's Matthew Hirschey says that even if the department an interviewee is visiting says it's OK to use Powerpoint to give a chalk talk, it's not. "Don't," Hirchey writes at his lab's blog. "Powerpoint is a crutch." Because chalk talks are not meant to go as planned, it's best to "embrace the flexibility and use the board," Hirschey adds.

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