Its not really just the proffesor's powerpoint though, its the students as well.
To think, I had to take two classes on Microsoft Office as part of the deal to get an Associate's Degree in Networking. Two classes.
I can make a Power Point that'll knock out your mom. Then I'll format an Access database to gather and carefully display all the data and the relationships therein.
And then I'll forget all that and start making Pac-Man charts like the rest of you. /emo...
^It's good to know you invested the last 2 years of your life in something useful.
I always got 100's on piece of crap powerpoint projects, I didn't think I would be able to make a living off it someday.
Uh, I work in financial consulting. Half the deliverables we have are ppt presentations. I suppose the content is mildly important though...