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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

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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


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!

Steps to make your Flash courses mobile compatible

For example, to translate a Flash course, you need to follow a very lengthy. content as per the new templates and latest information. Click here to go through our samples. What you need to know to get started. TABLE OF CONTENTS. Migrating Legacy E-learning Courses. to Html5. How to Cluster Courses for Conversion. 5. 8. 9 5 Widely Used Tools Used for HTML5 Output. Summary 10.

Learning-by-Doing: GuitarBots

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If this were traditional online learning, it would have started with an introductory module on the history of the guitar and perhaps some information about how guitars are constructed. Random Musings Samples Game-based Learning Games Real world practice This is the a post in a series where I explore games and online learning that incorporate authentic practice. . More tomorrow!

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.

Interesting Information about MOOCs—An Infographic

Kapp Notes

The infographic takes a closer look at reasons why some professors and academics remain unconvinced. I’ve taken a MOOC and found it interesting but I was not motivated enough to complete the activities or finish the course, but that’s only a sample size of one. This was sent to me by Muhammad Saleem. think the hype is a little over the top in terms of impact on education. To me, the future is always “and” not “or” the question is not…”Are MOOCs going to replace traditional university courses?” Content Guide

Presentation does matter!


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.

Evaluating Training - Capturing the Benefits Aspects of ROI

data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough? Let’s look at an example of each type of objectives: - Course objective: Learners will be able to make 5 entries in a production database in 10 minutes. You can click here to see a sample of a blended evaluation schedule….or

Design Overview: Childhood TB for Healthcare Workers

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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.

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.

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

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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. ’”).

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Other Ways to Inspire Change

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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

New research explores the common myths and realities around the 70:20:10 learning model

through informal channels, on-the-job experience. that’s powered by social and informal learning. Companies should couple social and informal. For example, organisations. Data from a sample of 1,681 learners taking part in a Towards Maturity Learning Landscape Audit during 2015. Does it provide essential information at exactly the right time e.g. for appraisals?

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.

Games that Embody an Emotional Experience

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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.

8 eLearning Quiz Design Tips


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?”.

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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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.

A Different Approach to Adult Learning Design


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?

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 Write Good Assessment Questions

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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.”.

Interactivity – What Should It Look Like?

E-learning Uncovered

Learners who already know the information can breeze right through at warp speed and do not need to be bored with the etiquette lesson. For example, hold up your left hand and make the “OK” sign. Uncategorized design interactivity samplesAs custom e-learning developers we are also looking to produce the best possible e-learning course that exactly meets our client’s needs.

Interface Inspiration

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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.

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.

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Analysis Questions for Learning Design

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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?

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

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.

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.

Printing Slides in Articulate Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

All of this information is included in the source files that you can download here. The sample Storyline file mentioned in the video will be coming shortly and added to this blog once uploaded. You can also follow him on Twitter or connect with him on  LinkedIn  for additional tips and examples. This widget provides an easy way to introduce this functionality to your course.

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.

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?

Simulations in Application Training: Is it a Good Idea?


Since newer software or applications are often in a ‘testing’ phase or just not available for adequate practice instances, the learners gain enough theoretical information in this approach, but do not get a chance to acquire hands-on experience. In the third level, the learner was given the opportunity to practice on sample forms – with instant feedback on their performance. Learnin

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.

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.