Powerful PowerPoint for Educators

Using Visual Basic for Application to Make PowerPoint Interactive

by David M. Marcovitz

About the Author
David M. Marcovitz


David Marcovitz is Associate Professor in the Education Department and Director of the Graduate Program in Educational Technology at Loyola University Maryland. He received his Ph.D. in Educational Technology from the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign where he studied support for technology in elementary schools. He has taught computer applications and computer programming at the high school level, and he has worked as a technology specialist in a high school. Prior to coming to Loyola University, he taught in the educational technology program at Florida Atlantic University. He was hired by Loyola College in 1997 to develop a Masters program in Educational Technology, the program which he directs and for which he teaches many of the classes, including Multimedia Design in the Classroom. He is the author of several articles about educational technology and the book Digital Connections in the Classroom. In 2005 through 2010, he was awarded the Microsoft PowerPoint Most Valuable Professional Award and in 2012 the Microsoft Community Contributor Award from Microsoft Corporation for his contributions to the PowerPoint user community.

For more information about the author, please visit his Web site by clicking here. At this site, you can find information about his teaching (including the class for which this book was created) and his publications.

You can contact the author via email at marco@loyola.edu or through postal mail at:

David M. Marcovitz
Education Specialties Department
Loyola University Maryland
2034 Greenspring Drive
Timonium, MD 21093


This page was created by Dr. David M. Marcovitz.
Last updated: May 9, 2012