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How to Make Digital Flashcards to Help You Study for a Test/Quiz/Exam

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Have you gotten tired of regular flashcards? If so, please read on.


  1. 1
    Open Microsoft PowerPoint.
  2. 2
    Click on NEW.
  3. 3
    Choose a BLANK TEMPLATE.
  4. 4
    Make a new TEXT BOX. The toolbar should be near the bottom (Word art is an alternative way to do this, but then again, it's your Digital Flashcard(s).
  5. 5
    On SLIDE ONE, type the topic of what you are trying to study.
  6. 6
    Make a new slide.
  7. 7
    Type your first study question.
  8. 8
    Repeat steps 2-4.
  9. 9
    Type the answer.
  10. 10

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  • To study these, play the show.
  • Personalize it by making a unique layout, design, font, etc.
  • You can add color, pictures, and even clip-art.
  • There is also a similar program to Powerpoint called Open Office Impress. It is compatible with Microsoft.
  • Use an online flashcard creation tool such as Sharplet. This has the added advantage that it tracks how well you know each card and optimally adjusts how often you need to see it so helps you remember things for much longer.

Things You'll Need

  • PowerPoint
  • Something to study for.
  • A Computer

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Categories: Tests and Exams | Homework Skills

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