chapter  4
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Handouts have long been a mainstay for providing students with information to support face-to-face teaching. Early efforts often consisted of handwritten notes that were photocopied, or clippings of text and images that were glued together and then photocopied. However, after several times through the copier, these notes and images often ended up as vague dark blobs that were difficult to decipher. With computer technology advancing so much in recent years, it is now possible to produce legible and professional-looking handouts quite easily. But the other important consideration when producing good handouts is preparation.