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Change of Attitude in Class for Creating Slides to Present Product

  • Isao MiyajiEmail author
Conference paper
Part of the Lecture Notes of the Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering book series (LNICST, volume 160)

Abstract

The creation of product presentation slides using PowerPoint was implemented in order to ensure that students acquire the knowledge and information required to use computers. Students created slides presenting products in which they were interested, inserting animation and recording narration. This class combined evaluation and revision activities and implemented active learning and, along with enhancing computer skills, awareness relating to a variety of skills required for problem solving were enhanced in an attempt to cultivate independent thinking skills. In particular, the aim was not only to enhance PowerPoint skills but also to improve expressiveness, planning ability and ability to make proposals. This paper reports on the class to create product presentation slides, its contents and its learning effects.

Keywords

Product presentation Creation of slides Evaluation activities Revision activities Problem-solving ability Higher education 

Notes

Acknowledgments

The author appreciates the support of the Grant-in-Aid for Scientific Research, foundation study (C25350364) provided by the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports, Science and Technology, Japan for this research. The author would like to express appreciation to the students who were surveyed and who helped collect educational information.

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© Institute for Computer Sciences, Social Informatics and Telecommunications Engineering 2016

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Faculty of InformaticsOkayama University of ScienceOkayamaJapan

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