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   Overview

In the game Dichotomy, the player reviews individual items and places them in one of two mutually exclusive or contradictory categories. A common example of this game uses the two categories True and False.

The Purpose of this game is to improve or test understanding of key:

Concepts
Principles
Facts
Processes
Procedures
other information types.

The mental processing required to match items to dichotomous categories helps the learner to:

Move information from short-term memory to long-term memory
Deepen understanding of how the information they are learning
Apply what they learn to their own jobs

 Instructional Value

Dichotomy is useful for realizing the following learning objectives:

Learning Objectives Example Question
 Increase information retention by recalling and
  organizing factual information.
Q - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires the
  rotation of audit partners on the audit
  engagement team.
A - True or False
Deepen conceptual understanding by
  emphasizing critical features.
Q - For each of the following, indicate
  whether they are more like an Open Question
  or Closed Question.
  - Tell me about your vision.
  - Do you want to be profitable?
  - Who is the decision-maker here?
  - What is your decision-making process?
  - Do you want to meet Wednesday or
    Thursday?
A - Open Question or Closed Question
 Increase retention of procedures or practices
  by highlighting elements of a step or
  component.
Q – Rate the following practice according to
  OSHA guidelines: Removal of guardrails, mid-
  rails, and toe-boards during operation.
A - Acceptable or Unacceptable

 Choose a Game

To see an example of an Dichotomy game, choose a game below.

Soft Skill Training Technical Training Fun & Trivia
 Code of Conduct
Professional Code of Conduct
 Network Analysis
Generator Express
 Vocabulary
Australian English

For more information on this and other games, see our Game Comparison Matrix.
For more game types, visit Game Types. For more samples of our games see
Game Topics or All Games.

 
 
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