An interview in the Wall Street Journal with the dean of the Wharton business school.

WSJ: You’re increasing soft skills training — presentations and writing skills. Who pushed for that?

Mr. Robertson: Certainly faculty, and probably most importantly, our business community and our recruiters are saying that [they] want students who can read and write… Maybe Powerpoint and writing in bullet style has led to deterioration of the ability to write reports.

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One Response to “Use Powerpoint: Unlearn How to Write”

  1. angry student Says:

    I love that someone finally pointed this out. I have hated powerpoints since I first saw them. College is so stupid for making students use them.

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