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Likert-Type Scales: Examples, Samples and Information

Kapp Notes

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.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

It’s based on TiddlyWiki , a lightweight information management tool. Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. For example, the default version of the sample scenario had white text on a black background.

Sample branching scenario + cool tool

Making Change

It’s based on TiddlyWiki , a lightweight information management tool. Use simple codes to keep track of variables or limit learners’ choices (not shown in the sample scenario). It might also be mobile-friendly — at least, the sample scenario works on my iPhone. For example, the default version of the sample scenario had white text on a black background.

eLearning Example – Make Compliance Courses Engaging

eLearningArt

One of the ways I become a better eLearning designer is by finding good examples and trying to replicate the elements I like. Recently, my friend Brooke Schepker from Yukon Learning shared a sample course. View the sample course. Yukon was bold in selecting a compliance course as an example and kudos to them for showing us a better approach. Well done!

Presentation does matter!

Raptivity

However, we should also realize and accept this fact that we retain visually presented information [.]. eLearning Software interactive learning PowerPoint rapid learning raptivity compelling learning experience effective learning high content retention Rapid interactivity samples series of blogs visually richWe talk about evoking high content retention among the learners.

But I’d Never Say That! Choices for Conversation-Based Decisions in Scenarios

Twitterpated with Learning

For example, instead of specific dialog I might offer these choices in a sales scenario: Tell Mr. Jones about how Awesome Robot is great because it will save him time by doing all of his housework for him. In this case, the goal is for the user to think about the pieces of information to include in a pitch and the timing for when to say what. ’”).

Examples and Samples of Game Design Documents

Kapp Notes

Here is a collection of several game design documents and information about game design documents. These samples will give you some ideas. Chris Taylor Game Design Document Sample : As the web site says, "for all of you who have ever wondered what they look like or need one for your own personal game project, check out Dungeon Siege creator Chris Taylor's example" Example Blank Design Document : This one is simple and too the point, not much detail but it will get you stared. But how to write one? Game Design Document: Play with Fire. Document for Ant Game.

Business Architecture Sample - Student Registration Into Archi

In the Middle of the Curve

Last spring, after the Integration SWAT Team guy showed me Archi and walked me through how to develop a process using Archimate, he sent me off with a copy of the enterprise architecture as it currently exists (not including specific server IPs or other sensitive information that I don't need anyway). THIS is why you want to make friends with your IT folks. And here.I

Business Architecture Sample - Student Registration classroom

In the Middle of the Curve

All of this information eventually appears in the following stages: - Preliminary (to see what we have) - referenced in the Architecture Definition Document. The article this image came from talks about how the client-side marketing research department could politically position themselves to make use of the data. Such is the risk when a venture like this is done as a "side job". Refine it.

Sample Solutions Survey or.How Training fits in

In the Middle of the Curve

I've had a number of people ask me recently about what questions we are asking in our Pilot surveys. The largest survey we did was for our Unified Communications rollout. have started to use some of these questions during other implementations to get a feel for how the training programs impact the adoption of a new tool. These surveys are being sent out one month after the implementations. We have found that we get a better idea as to whether the solution and the training that supports the solution worked. People have had time to work with the new solution and processes.

Remembering Jay Cross and His Work

Experiencing eLearning

Someone asked me recently about what makes a thought leader, and Jay was one of the first people I mentioned as an example. He was the guru of informal learning who pushed us to think outside of the traditional model of formal courses and training. What better way to remember him than with a small sampling of his own ideas? Formal and Informal Learning. Conversation.

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8 eLearning Quiz Design Tips

eLearningArt

Don’t be afraid to use humor. I’ve written before about using an informal tone. But informal tone (and humor) can be a big improvement to the user experience. For this course, terms like “outtie” and “shiv” and their use in a sample sentence made me laugh. Tone: Informal and fun. eLearning examples. What do you picture when I say the words “eLearning Quiz?”.

Games that Embody an Emotional Experience

Twitterpated with Learning

As part of a project-in-progress, I’ve been gathering examples of various types of serious games. As a start, here is an informal list of games whose purpose seems less about uncovering a winning strategy and more about embodying a particular emotional experience. Samples Emotion Games Inpsiration All of the games listed below are available online to play for free. Spent.

Analogies are like Informal Mnemonics

Bottom-Line Performance

In this award-winning (if I do say so myself) sample , we use water as an analogy to teach the surprisingly complex topic of electricity. Analogies have been a source of great amusement for me this past wee k. Analogies can be very helpful in learning, if they’re used correctly. Learning games use analogies all time. Anne Derreberry talks about games that mirror reality (like a flight simulator) and others that teach through metaphor (like World of Warcraft as a leadership training lab). Either can. Analogies can be useful in classroom training, too. Explain the nuances.

I Believe in the Value of Sharing

Tom Spiglanin

Proprietary information must be steadfastly protected, such as organizational knowledge, unique processes, trade secrets, products in development, and intellectual property, among others. Sample social sharing options (from YouTube). great deal of information can be shared under many circumstances, as long as the aggregate knowledge doesn’t give away proprietary information.

How to support informal learning

Jay Cross's Informal Learning

Cross is a champion of informal learning, Web 2.0, and systems thinking. They are currently refining informal/web 2.0 His published works include Informal Learning : Rediscovering the Natural Pathways that Inspire Innovation and Performance as well as other books and countless articles. Every day, thousands of people read his blogs, Internet Time and Informal Learning Blog.

Other Ways to Inspire Change

Twitterpated with Learning

Very often, we decide we want something to change, we decide to create a course, lesson, document, or some other package of information that learners will absorb and, voila, change! What if, though, in many cases it’s not actually a lack of information that’s preventing learners from doing things differently? Amanda''s Projects Samples Behavior Change

A Different Approach to Adult Learning Design

Raptivity

could map all these characteristics to a sample we recently created for a prospect. The sample was based around ‘The benefits of eLearning’. Do let me know if you have created any sample for adult learning which follows the characteristics shared above. Pedagogy is how you teach children and Andragogy is how you teach adults. So how do adults learn?

Interface Inspiration

Twitterpated with Learning

Again, handing over your contact information is required to view the demos. Related Resources Samples E-Learning Game-based Learning Games Inpsiration Learning Interfaces Scenario-Based Learning SimulationsI’m committed to online learning that is focused on activity, typically of the real-world, application-focused variety.  However, imagining how to translate real-world situations into meaningful learning interfaces for a computer screen can sometimes be daunting. Even in the 21 st  century, significant portions of our lives still don’t revolve around pointing and clicking.

How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

For example, if the learner needs to put steps in order a sequencing question fits better than a multi-choice question. Introduce new information during an assessment or knowledge check. For example, option “B” is always correct. In other cases, a project or piece of sample work can be submitted. “Can someone explain this question to me? I don’t know what it’s asking.”.

Analysis Questions for Learning Design

Twitterpated with Learning

What information does the target audience really need to memorize, and what information do they just need to know how to find? Random Musings Samples Analysis Design Learning I definitely favor successive approximation over the waterfall method; by prototyping early and often, you not only get a better sense of what will actually be most effective early in the process, when you’re best able to make changes, but sometimes end up refining the goals for the project itself. The analysis questions I ask vary. Target Audience. What is their background? Where do they work?

70-20-10: Origin, Research, Purpose

Performance Learning Productivity

These include samples in China, India and Singapore and for female leaders, since the original samples of executives in the early 80s were mostly male. They are 70-22-8, 56-38-6 (women), 48-47-5 (middle level), 73-16-11 (global sample), 60-33-7, 69-27-4 (India), 65-33-2 (Singapore) and 68-25-7 (China). This is a re-post of an article by Cal Wick of Fort Hill. Bob agreed.

A Mobile Learning Decision Path for Instructional Designers tasked with developing #mLearning [Download]

mLearning Revolution

Sample Project Requirements (Use-Cases) … 9. Sample Project 1—Information Awareness Training … 10. Sample Project 2—Boarding Officer Support for Rules & Regulations … 11. Sample Project 1—Supplementing Initial Requirements … 22. Sample Project 2—Supplementing Initial Requirements … 23. Project Description … 1.

The One Simple Tool You Can Use to Help Select the Right Learning Management System

Absorb LMS

The proposals you do receive will contain information that in no way helps you select the right learning management system. Every once in a while, I receive from a prospective customer a short, elegant, Request for Information ( RFI ). In addition, the information received from the vendors can be easily compared and scored. Select the Learner Progress Report.

Better Productivity with Raptivity: A Story of Customer Centricity

Vikas Joshi on Interactive Learning

Here are some examples. Users found it a chore to delete sample content from interaction templates before adding their own. They needed the sample the first couple of times, but later on they wanted a way to start with a clean slate. Raptivity now shows helpful information such as recommended image size, sound bit rate, video format, size, frame rate etc alongside the customization window. When Yehudi Menuhin was asked: "What has music taught you?" he replied: "It has taught me to listen." It is no different with product design. The Raptivity 6.5

Creating and Evaluating Informal & Social Learning Processes in a Call Center

Big Dog, Little Dog

I recently received this comment on my post, Using Kirkpatrick's Four Levels to Create and Evaluate Informal & Social Learning Processes : “What do you do when the "learners" are new hires? For example: Our goal is to convert interested callers into extremely satisfied and delighted customers. Quickly and accurately find product information.

How to Improve Learning Outcomes With Performance Support

Social Learning

Fortunately, performance support systems have received more attention in recent years, thanks to a broader trend toward informal learning strategies. Here’s a quick sampling of the performance support options available: Job aids, quick reference guides and tip sheets qualify as performance support. Scavenger hunts for information. In Summary.

Design Overview: Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers

Twitterpated with Learning

For example, in each diagnosis case, learners ask questions to uncover the patient’s history and gather notes. Whether case based or not, all of the activities are designed to help learners quickly see how information in the course is relevant to real life, and hopefully give them the practice they need to be able to implement the same skills and decision making on the job.

Design Overview: Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers

Twitterpated with Learning

For example, in each diagnosis case, learners ask questions to uncover the patient’s history and gather notes. Whether case based or not, all of the activities are designed to help learners quickly see how information in the course is relevant to real life, and hopefully give them the practice they need to be able to implement the same skills and decision making on the job.

How to Target Training to Learner Personas (Free Worksheet)

Bottom-Line Performance

Blogs like this one share examples of award-winning training all the time, and it’s what people talk about at learning conferences as well. You might consider information like this: Age. Demographic information helps paint the picture, but you still need to dig deeper. You want to make your training engaging… but why? What do learners want? Gender. Ethnic group.

A Training Professional Seeks a Yoga Practice

Allison Rossett

For example, see gamifying, systematizing, and disambiguating.) sampling: “No, not quite.” Antonia was concerned that she wasn’t doing it right, that, for example, she wasn’t sending energy into her toes in the proper fashion. Blog posting Informal Learning instructional design personal growth standards Training + Development Malinka. EFFORTING.

How to Create an Online Portfolio

Voice of Clarity

And if your work samples are gathering dust in a folder somewhere, all the more reason to get your expertise displayed electronically. Some platforms are better suited for writing samples while others are more applicable for showcasing graphics or eLearning samples. Most are targeted for graphic designers, but all can serve the same purpose for instructional design samples because they can support Flash files. Once you’ve found a platform, you’ll want to select which work samples you’d like to feature. Simple themes work best for presenting your portfolio.

How to create a memorable mini-scenario

Making Change

Often we’re told, “Put this information into a course.” ” But what happens if we put the information into a job aid instead, and then design mini-scenarios that help learners use the job aid? Example. We’re tempting the learner to respond without thinking, but we’ve also given them access to more information. Why did we do this?

How to create a memorable mini-scenario

Making Change

Often we’re told, “Put this information into a course.” ” But what happens if we put the information into a job aid instead, and then design mini-scenarios that help learners use the job aid? Example. We’re tempting the learner to respond without thinking, but we’ve also given them access to more information. Why did we do this?

Show Your Work!

E-learning Uncovered

When we teach our e-learning development courses, our students ALWAYS ask where they can go to see additional samples of a certain technique or authoring tool. The more instructional designers are able to share ideas, high-quality examples, and innovations, the more we can push ourselves and each other forward. But having a wide variety of online samples from a number of sources can be another — sometimes easier — way to get on the same page about what you want. And it makes you a more informed consumer, as well, of what’s available in the marketplace.

Industry Report: Too Much Training; Not Enough Learning

The Peformance Improvement

The 2015 study has 777 respondents which is typically a good size sample from a statistical standpoint but I would question the reliability of this data given that it’s not a random sample. If we are to truly understand learning in organizations, we need a better picture of the informal and "pull" ways in which employees learn. would expect the margin of error to be high.

The 70:20:10 Model – Today, Tomorrow & Beyond

Learnnovators

Charles:  We now know that people learn more about their work informally than they do formally. So we are seeing increasing interest in social and informal learning. Of course, structured learning approaches can support social and informal, but social and informal learning don’t need structured processes to happen. The Council sampled more than 1500 people in 53 organisations across the globe. More and more work involves dealing with tacit information, and less and less work involves purely transactional work. What are some interesting examples?