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:
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
Dichotomy is useful for realizing the following learning
Increase information retention by recalling and
organizing factual information.
Q - The Sarbanes-Oxley Act requires the
rotation of audit partners on the audit
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
A - Open Question or Closed Question
Increase retention of procedures or practices
by highlighting elements of a step or
Q – Rate the following practice according to
OSHA guidelines: Removal of guardrails, mid-
rails, and toe-boards during operation.
A - Acceptable or Unacceptable
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