Asking listeners to summarize your presentation from time to time is a good technique for encouraging people to listen carefully, take notes, and review the content. This is the basic concept of Best Summaries.
Each participant prepares a summary of the main points at the end of each segment. Teams of participants exchange summaries and select the Best Summary from each set.
When to Use This Format
There are three situations that would make the implementation of Best Summaries ideal. First, this method of active review would be beneficial if the instructional content involves concepts, principles, and procedures. Also, ...