The Interactive whiteboard is a tool that is used for providing instructions. It is a tool that lets computer images to display onto a board with the help of a digital projector. It is easy for the instructor to define the elements on the board easily with the help of finger as a mouse. It is easy to drag, click and copy the items on this board. Lecturer can provide the handwritten notes on the boards and later notes can also be saved as a text.
It is a powerful tool in the classroom, which adds interactivity and collaboration, allowing the lecturer to play video lectures and supports the collaborative learning. It is an innovative approach to increase the understanding and learning opportunities for the students.
These types of boards are now installed in schools in the UK, but universities are slower as many universities haven’t adopted this technology yet. Basically, they were developed for the business use of presentations and demonstrations. It is a flexible tool that can be used in both schools and universities.