Tables are great when you need to share lots of information with learners in a structured fashion. Organized rows and columns can help learners make sense of facts and figures. And when you bring interactivity into the mix, learner engagement gets a big boost, making your tables even more powerful.
Now that you have the “why” on interactive tables, get an idea of the “how” with these twelve examples by the super-talented members of the E-Learning Heroes community.
Take a look:
- This fill-in-the-blank math example by Molly Fisher reimagines the table as a knowledge check to test learner comprehension of exponents.
- Tables aren’t just for sharing data; you can use them for images too! Just take a look at this interactive sushi table by Jodi Sansone.
- It turns out that sliders and tables work quite nicely together. See how in this red-hot example about firework safety by Ron Katz.
- SMEs in the sciences will swoon over the way each element comes to life in this interactive periodic table by Przemyslaw Hubisz.
- This fun counting example by Christina Stephenson proves that even kids can benefit from interactive tables as a learning tool.
- This pup-tastic example by Stephanie Roberts uses an interactive table to help you find the perfect furry friend for you.
- Learn how to tell your crocodiles apart from your alligators in this wildly imaginative “build your own” interactive table example by Alex Jinca.
- Interactive tables can take many forms. This one about metals by Stephanie Daul reads like a horizontal bar graph.
- This handy finance tool by Mark Weingarten lets you visualize how your money can grow based on your initial investment.
- See how much you know about the human body with this drag and drop interactive table by Gabrielle Schofield.
- Help remote learners set up their workspace with this useful table full of trendy office decor and tech options by Chelsea Pifer.
- Do you really know what goes into the cup of coffee you love? Find out with this perky click and hover course on brew types by Sunet Sullivan.
Now that you’ve seen how fun interactive tables can be, why not take a shot at creating your own? Join the E-Learning Challenge and share your work with other course design pros. Then hop on over to the Building Better Courses forum for more e-learning tips and tricks.