Tips on Creating Interactive Branching in PowerPoint E-Learning

31 Jan

Adding some interactive decision-making to your rapid elearning course is a good idea.  Leslie from Education Breakthrough has a great screencast on how he created a branched interaction in PowerPoint.  This can be applied for rapid elearning courses if you’re using a tool like Articulate Presenter as well as something you can do in PowerPoint and present as a .pps file.

Learning PowerPoint: interactive branches and scenarios

Some key points from the tutorial:

  • He sets up the scenario.  You have a set of criteria with which to evaluate some people.
  • You evaluate the people.  As you return to the original slide, you notice the person visited has been marked off.
  • He provides a tour of the interaction and a flow chart to show how it works.
  • Here’s a link to the PDF that explains how he built the branched interaction in PowerPoint.

Check out the tutorial.

Click here to view the tutorial.

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