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Better Than Bullet Points: Creating Engaging e-Learning with PowerPoint® by Jane Bozarth

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Chapter 7. Interactivity

It's unfortunate that so many e-learning programs take the form of screen after screen of content, serving as little more than "page turners." Clicking "next" is not interaction! A lot can be done with PowerPoint to build interactivity, from treasure hunts to interactive quizzes and even to game-show-type games. And, unlike paper-and-pencil activities, PowerPoint-based quizzes, games, and activities can be enhanced with graphics, visuals, and sound clips. It's important, though, to use interactivity thoughtfully and for the purpose of supporting instruction. This chapter covers assorted strategies for encouraging learners to interact with e-learning programs in meaningful ways: quizzes, games, simulations, and interactive ...

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