Re: Powerpoint method in more detail
1. Start with a blank Powerpoint slide. I begin with the "Title and caption" slide and title it Preptest X, Section X.
2. For the first question, directly under the title, number the question, then write the stimulus.
3. Skip a space, write the stem, bold it.
4. Skip a space, list the answers...A. B. C. D. E.
5. Move onto a new slide, now that you have titled the first slide, you can use all of the space for the question. What I do is start with "title and caption", remove the title portion by clicking on it and then deleting it, and readjusting the text box of "caption" to cover the entire page.
6. Number your question, repeat 2-5.
7. Once I've finished entering the questions on any given preptest, I go to the slide layout called "title and two captions" and title it with the name of the PT, and then in the two columns provided, list the answers to the questions I've typed broken up by section they came from. In parenthesis next to the correct answer I type in the original answer I chose that was wrong.
8. Note that I only use this process for the questions that I got wrong, though I suppose it could be done for all logical reasoning questions in any given preptest, it would take a very, very long time to type them all out.
So far I have just used white slides with black text, no graphics or anything. Powerpoint is cool because when you run the slideshow it fills up the whole screen with the question, and you can cycle through your questions easily. As I stated in the first post, I am using Powerpoint because it is a format that I can review with at work without physically having to cycle through pages of questions, write anything, etc. Also note that I have just been using this on logical reasoning questions, as they are essentially the most concise questions for this format.