Change of Awareness and Characteristics of Student Groups in Class Creating PowerPoint Slides to Introduce Books

Isao Miyaji


This paper deals with the class where university students recommended books they are interested in by means of PowerPoint slides. In this course, they were required to create PowerPoint slides to introduce books by inserting animations and narrations. It applied active learning in combination with evaluation and revision activities to enhance their computer skills, to raise awareness towards various types of skills necessary for problem solving and to nurture active thinking. It particularly aims not only to acquire PowerPoint skills but also to develop their skills in expression, project planning and suggestion. This paper informs of the content of the course, proves change of awareness, and reports characteristics of student groups by classifying students according to principal components in rating scale values of awareness.

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