Define Diabetes

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1. A description of the instructional material and how you plan to use it (Objective 2)

A powerpoint presentation will be the utilized form of instructional material. Due to its versatility, I plan on using text, images, and videos to present information on diabetes. For instance, the signs and symptoms of diabetes can be illustrated to learners through images and cartoons. The transition function can help facilitate a discussion when comparing and contrasting different prevention measures of diabetes. A printed handout of the powerpoint slides will be provided to class, so learners can take notes and determine the main ideas of each slide or topic.

2. Which of your learning objective(s) you're matching to the material (Objective 1 & 3)
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Define diabetes.
Objective 3. Describe signs and symptoms of diabetes.
Objective 4. Explain the biochemical cause of diabetes and its effects on health.
Objective 5. Discuss various risks of diabetes.
Objective 8. Compare and contrast different prevention measures.
3. At least 3 advantages and at least 3 drawbacks for using the material as it pertains to your course (Objective 4)

A powerpoint presentation presents many advantages for teaching a course on diabetes. First, a powerpoint is easy to design and an easy medium to share information with learners. The powerpoint allows for learners to discuss the content presented and to ask questions. Moreover, various text, visuals, and videos can be used to enhanced the learner the experience. However, every instructional material has its drawbacks. The use of powerpoint slides may be a passive learning experience for learners if there is too much text. As a result, instructors can fall into the trap of reading off slides. Instructors may also use too many slides and feel the need to rush through all of the material. In addition, powerpoint slides may flatten out the learners’

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