What does interactivity mean anyway?

Shepherd, Clive
October 2003
IT Training;Oct2003, p34
Trade Publication
Interactivity is a good thing. Everyone is taught of how important is a regular dose of interactivity in the classroom and on-screen. However, two recent conversations have made the author wondering just how necessary interaction is to learning. The first was with a colleague who runs a company specialising in the delivery of interactive learning materials online. He admitted that everything meaningful he had ever learned came from a book. Then he met someone, a professional classroom trainer, who'd just returned from an Open University Summer school.


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