How to Write Good Assessment Questions
MARCH 23, 2016
Your association can have the best course in the world, but if the assessments or knowledge checks aren’t written well they can make the whole thing fall apart. This is true whether you’re making an eLearning assessment or writing questions for a traditional in-classroom test. On a final assessment, just providing “Correct” or “Incorrect” may be appropriate. Don’t.
3 Engaging Samples of Gamified E-learning Developed in 2016
DECEMBER 27, 2016
In this blog, we will highlight three gamified samples developed this year. 1. Another way to garner learner involvement is through gamified assessments. Related Posts Gamification: The Right Reasons To Implement It in Your Training Seven Secrets of a Successful Gamified Online Assessment Amazing Online Learning Games Developed Using Articulate Storyline. Trivia Time.
3 Articulate Storyline E-learning Samples
OCTOBER 28, 2016
The intuitive quality of this authoring tool allows the creation of simple e-learning courses without any knowledge of programming. In this blog, we will explore the features that have made this tool a favorite of developers and discuss some sample e-learning courses developed using the articulate storyline tool. Design effective assessments. Create customized presentation patterns.
Likert-Type Scales: Examples, Samples and Information
SEPTEMBER 13, 2010
If you are doing a formative or summative evaluation of instruction or doing a needs assessment or a program evaluation, sooner or later you are going to need a Likert-type scale. You also may have a question about using odd or even numbers in the Likert-Type Scale, here is some insight on that. Here are several types of scales that you might find handy. Also, here is an article about preparing a Likert Scale. Here is a link to a page that has some templates that might be helpful. Finally, are you really pronouncing "Likert" correctly. I'll bet not.
Instructional Design: The Process – Part 2
NOVEMBER 25, 2016
Before diving head-on into creating a training, a need analysis is required to assess the training needs and skill gaps. Recording of Voice Over – Voice samples of the panel of professional artists is selected and the VO for the course is recorded. Assessments or exercises form an important part of any course. ADDIE Framework. Analysis or Discovery Phase. Design Phase.
The Big Question: How to assess learning initiatives…
MARCH 2, 2011
How do you assess whether your informal learning, social learning, continuous learning, and performance support initiatives have the desired impact or achieve the desired results? We need better approaches for assessing all learning initiatives. People who think the old 1-2-3 is adequate for assessing formal learning are kidding themselves. Did the needle move or not? Just Ja
Tested to breaking point?
Learning with e's
MAY 9, 2016
I'm not opposed to assessment - it's a vital part of pedagogy, because we need to know how our students are doing, but more importantly, students need to know their own progress, and what to do to improve. believe in assessment for learning - providing students with constructive feedback to extend their learning. anxiety assessment educcation learning pressure SATs testing
5 Quick Tips to Assess an E-learning Vendor in Just 15 minutes
JUNE 24, 2016
Here are five quick tips to assess the right e-learning vendor within a short span of time. 1. To assess the e-learning vendor’s expertise, you can enquire about their project management process and execution. Seek for a Sample Project. To assess the e-learning vendor quickly, speak to some of his customers. Assessing an e-learning vendor is easier said than done.
Learning Objectives – Your Course GPS
MAY 12, 2015
Learning objectives serve as the basis of the assessment of student mastery of the subject matter. This action must be something you can measure and assess accurately, given the method by which the training will take place. For example, a learner may be able to “explain” something to a trainer or coach—but in an online asynchronous course, we may need the learner to instead “list key components” or “assess a situation based on a scenario and choose an appropriate response to it.” Learning objectives and assessments are closely tied.
Best Practices for Improving Online Courses Using Student Feedback
FEBRUARY 8, 2017
To maximize the clarity of student feedback, ask for specific quantitative responses (“Rate this course’s quality from 1 to 5”) as well as qualitative verbal inputs (“What 3 improvements would you suggest for the sample exercises, and why?”) Organize: Arrange all comments/suggestions according to focus area: User Interface; Graphics; Assessments; etc.
Admiring the Problem of Moving to a Performance Paradigm
Living in Learning
JANUARY 15, 2014
Perfect example; we do this by sampling different innovative approaches to Training and expecting results different from what Training and all its past and even most recent innovations can deliver. AGILE EPSS Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Learning Readiness Assessment Performer Support Sustained Capability learning ecosystem learning readiness moments of need performance paradigm performance support We have managed to become unconsciously competent in the "discipline" of Training – not to be confused with the "tactics" of Training.
3 Adobe Captivate E-learning Examples
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Let’s see a few sample e-learning courses developed by CommLab India using this very tool. Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on software application training.). Click the image to view a sample e-learning course on Pharmacokinetics Training.). This sample course on Pharmacokinetics is simple with logical presentation as the instructional design strategy.
5 Steps to Scripting Great Microlearning Videos
JUNE 23, 2016
You should be able to ask just a single assessment question to verify whether your learner has got it. One of the best ways to do this is to start with the assessment question. Here's the assessment. Or better yet, use a sample group of your audience to see which content is more effective at reaching your learning objective. Check out a Sample microTuneUp if you want to see microlearning in action. Video is used all over the place for educational content. You don't need to be a videographer or video expert to create great content. Video is great for m.
4 Things You Must Ask an ERP Training Consultant Before Signing the Deal
JULY 12, 2016
Sample Courses. You also need to ask for sample courses that are close to what you’re looking for from the prospective training partner. These sample courses would showcase the quality of output they are capable of developing. Once you review the samples, you can assess the training partner by speaking to a few of his customers. Prototype.
2011 Social-Media Measurement Survey (for Workplace Learning Field)
Will at Work Learning
MARCH 8, 2011
Also, this is not the kind of survey that needs good representative sampling, so feel free to share this far and wide. Learning Evaluation & Assessment Learning Measurement Your Input RequestedSocial Media is hot, but it is not clear how well we are measuring social media. couple of years ago I wrote an article for the eLearning Guild about measuring social media. But it's not clear that we've got this nailed yet. Here's the survey link. Please take the survey yourself. You don't have to be an expert to take it. Here's my thinking so far on this.
Three Ways to Rapidly Assess Needs
FEBRUARY 7, 2013
Needs assessment doesn’t have to be a drawn-out, months-long process Accelerated needs assessment and diagnosis tools can help learning leaders make everyday decisions. • Select a small sample of individuals to interview. Here are three ways to do so. 1. Conduct short, limited conversations rather than lengthy surveys. • Ask probing questions to uncover what is happening in the business that needs to be addressed. For example: Initial need: “A session on innovative thinking to energize the team to bring fresh ideas to our annual business planning process.”
How Gagné’s Nine Events of Instruction Can Make Your Online Courses Better
DECEMBER 28, 2016
For example: Use mid-point assessments, incorporate interactive quizzes, require responses to queries before moving on, and facilitate inter-student collaboration through group activities/projects. 7. Assess Learners’ Performance. Your course must be designed to continually assesses your learners’ performance. See a sample overview page created in CourseArc here.
Choosing an E-learning Vendor? Review this Checklist First
OCTOBER 11, 2016
Past work: Ask for samples, demos of past e-learning courses, especially those related to your industry, executed by the vendor. It will help you assess their ability to use appropriate instructional strategies such as scenarios, simulations and other elements such as videos you are planning to include in your course. Can you provide samples? Check these aspects.
5 Things to Consider in Gamification Design
ATD Learning Technologies
JANUARY 8, 2017
Use a diagnostic tool or interviews to assess the personal motivation of your players. Ideally you will develop personas by using a diagnostic tool for the analysis of personal motivation, or at least conduct motivational interviews with a sampling of your learners. 4. But you’ll have to begin with a willingness to think differently. completing compliance training.
A Conversation with Danny Stefanic of LearnBrite
JUNE 8, 2015
Kapp: What is ‘groundbreaking’ about your recently announced VR student training and assessment program. An example of this, is the recently announced project in which we created a full interactive eLearning demo in HTML5, using avatars, environments, text to speech, branching dialogues, decision trees, tracking and assessment. Danny is an educational entrepreneur. Out and About
How to Create Clear Learning Objectives
MAY 14, 2014
Courses are supposed to have learning objectives, competencies should be related to them, quiz questions should assess how well they’ve been met, and more. Everything, including assessments, should tie back to one or more of the learning objectives. Prove it by fulfilling the learning objectives using the comments section. I’m looking forward to seeing your sample learning objectives. The phrase “learning objectives” gets thrown around a lot in discussions about training and development. But what are learning objectives? Learning objectives are mini learning promises.
ID Badges: My Experience with TIfPI’s Certification
AUGUST 5, 2015
TIfPI uses 9 standards to measure and rate ID work samples. Assesses Performance : Evaluate what the learner does within the learning environment using a specific set of criteria as the measure or standard for the learner’s progress. You provide samples of content (screenshots, a page from a storyboard, planning documents, a short video, etc.) to demonstrate what you say you did.
Quality Assurance: Fine-Tuning Your eLearning to Be Its Best
MARCH 30, 2016
But what good is a course if the learner can’t access it properly or the assessment doesn’t score correctly? Here is a sample checklist of baseline items you should check for in any course: Adherence to storyboards – Check to see that all elements called for in the storyboards (images, text, and functionality) are present. Chapter 1: The Basics. The Basics.
Is Your Vendor Qualified to Convert ILT Material to E-learning?
DECEMBER 5, 2016
Willingness to share references and provide sample courses. While the sample courses give you an idea of the vendor’s level of expertise, the references will help you can get an understanding of the responsiveness of the vendor, the way they handled challenges and setbacks in their earlier projects and their level of customer service. 5. Here are the 5 qualities: 1.
5 time-saving tips for your next learner survey
AUGUST 3, 2016
There’s even a list of sample questions to help make your life easier. They can help you assess what people have actually learned, particularly if combined with pre-elearning surveys and other assessments. It uses four levels to assess the value of training to an organisation. Learner surveys are one of the most popular techniques used to evaluate elearning.
6 Ways to Add Sizzle to Your Classroom
JANUARY 30, 2015
Assess Yourself. Last but certainly not least, have the class assess you. This is best used during a two day (or more) session. At the end of day one have the class assess your skills as their facilitator. ” Here is a sample of the Learning Rebels Day One Assessment: . What was really exciting about the conversation was the lack of defensiveness.
The nature of e-learning in Australia
Spark Your Interest
JANUARY 18, 2013
Critically important for compliance purposes, the LMS records each employee’s performance in each module; which no doubt explains why online assessment is similarly popular.The popularity of online courses and online assessment does not necessarily mean that Australians will be subjected to boring page turners. This post is written by Ryan Tracey. Learning analytics.
Checkpoints That’ll Keep Your Outsourcing Fears at Bay
AUGUST 5, 2016
Ask for samples: Address this concern by asking the vendor to develop a sample prototype based on your requirements. This will not only help you assess their quality but also showcase how well they understand your requirements. You can also ask for samples of their work done for other clients and check them out. Expertise and Quality. Timelines and deliverables.
Top 3 #LMS 4 Video, Mobile, Social.
FEBRUARY 20, 2017
Makes a great gift for your or company or organization, etc. See SAMPLE of the report. Feature sets within the app beyond just viewing/taking courses, content and/or assessments. Fun fact – The Top 50 2017 LMS Report is available for purchase. Speaking of fun facts, need help with finding the best system for you? Contact me for more info. Okay, promotional items are complete.
How to Evaluate Your Online Training Course
JANUARY 7, 2014
Evaluation allows you to assess how effective your e-Learning course is, how it’s benefiting your organization and what you need to change to get better results next time. Doing a post-course evaluation on your actual learners—as opposed to sample learners during user testing—can show you what parts of your course you can make even better for the next time. Test your learners.
We Must Address the Leadership Strategy Mortality Rate
SEPTEMBER 15, 2016
Two-thirds of organizations sampled reported having leadership acceleration programs in place to generate greater readiness. Most strategies define success criteria, find people with potential, assess leadership capability accurately, provide learning experiences, etc. Consider how you should identify leadership potential, assess readiness, accelerate growth and drive performance.
Why you must Outsource your Compliance Course Development to an E-learning Company
NOVEMBER 1, 2016
You hardly get time to develop a compliance course curriculum amidst responsibilities such as informing management about the laws, ensuring the implementation of the policies and code of conduct, conducting periodic risk assessments, audits and more. The outsourcing partner will develop a sample and send it for your approval. Assessments play an important role here.
Flip your meetings
MARCH 21, 2015
Make the problem a specific task, e.g. “create a plan to cut costs 20%” or “design new assessment strategy.” Here’s a sample invitation. American business people attend 11,000,000 business meetings every day and half of it’s a waste of time. Knowledge workers spend three hours a day in meetings. Senior executives spend more. One in ten of us admits to daydreaming. What a waste.
Amazing Online Learning Games Developed Using Articulate Storyline
AUGUST 23, 2016
Let us now look at 4 samples of gamified e-learning, developed using Articulate Storyline, a popular rapid authoring tool. The module is a fine example of how online assessments can be made very interesting. This gamified online learning sample was created in just 4 days. Games are the new normal. – Al Gore. billion USD mark by 2020, up from 1.65 Trivia time.