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How SharePoint is helping change the way we blog

SharePoint and Assessment

Julie Delazyn is a social media expert and journalist, she has turned the Questionmark blog ( [link] ) into one of the most widely read blogs in assessment. Here are her views on how SharePoint is helping change the way we blog: Social media and social networks have become interlaced with the way we share information as companies, as marketers and even as people. 

How SharePoint is helping change the way we blog

SharePoint and Assessment

Julie Delazyn is a social media expert and journalist, she has turned the Questionmark blog ( [link] ) into one of the most widely read blogs in assessment. Here are her views on how SharePoint is helping change the way we blog: Social media and social networks have become interlaced with the way we share information as companies, as marketers and even as people. 

New white paper : 14 uses for Assessment in SharePoint

SharePoint and Assessment

Questionmark have just published a free white paper, Learning and Assessment on SharePoint. found writing the white paper a great way of working with colleagues to put the informal ideas shared on this blog into a more formal document. The white paper covers SharePoint 2007 (including WSS and MOSS), SharePoint 2010 (including Foundation, Server and Enterprise) and Office 365’s SharePoint Online. And although focused on Questionmark assessments, it should also be interesting to anyone delivering assessments from SharePoint. Enjoy!

New white paper : 14 uses for Assessment in SharePoint

SharePoint and Assessment

Questionmark have just published a free white paper, Learning and Assessment on SharePoint. found writing the white paper a great way of working with colleagues to put the informal ideas shared on this blog into a more formal document. The white paper covers SharePoint 2007 (including WSS and MOSS), SharePoint 2010 (including Foundation, Server and Enterprise) and Office 365’s SharePoint Online. And although focused on Questionmark assessments, it should also be interesting to anyone delivering assessments from SharePoint. Enjoy!

SharePoint Best Bred for Education?

SharePoint and Assessment

Thought leader interview with Ray Fleming of Microsoft Australia about SharePoint’s place and future in Education. Where do you see SharePoint being used in Education? In the UK, over 80% of universities are using SharePoint. Others are starting by using it as a tactical project, almost like using a shared drive, they just happen to use SharePoint instead.

What I learned at the European SharePoint Conference, Day 1

SharePoint and Assessment

Here’s an update from  from the stimulating European SharePoint Conference in Berlin. Bjorn is the erstwhile CTO of FAST, the Enterprise search company bought by Microsoft and integrated into SharePoint. He spoke mainly about Microsoft and SharePoint rather than diving deeply into search, which would be fascinating to hear. Visio and SharePoint – Ian White from Microsoft.

Six keys to success for leveraging SharePoint in your Learning Infrastructure

SharePoint and Assessment

I attended an excellent session by Bill Finegan of GP Strategies at the Questionmark user conference last week. GP Strategies is a quoted company in the performance management, training/learning and consultancy space and one of their specialisms is deploying SharePoint for informal, social and workplace learning. Leverage SharePoint’s features. Define a vision.

Ten companies who publicize they use SharePoint for corporate.

SharePoint and Assessment

Here are ten examples of companies, all gathered from public information on the Internet: British Telecom , a large UK telecommunications company, started a Dare2Share project using SharePoint to encourage its employees to share and learn. Citibank use many other systems for internal training, but also use SharePoint. SharePoint 2010 is a year old today!

Embed Quizzes in SharePoint to Engage your Learners: Thought Leader Interview with Peter Jochumzen

SharePoint and Assessment

Peter, what do you do at Lund University? I am Director of E-communication and I work half-time as a Professor of Economics and half-time in e-learning projects. I am project leader for our learning platform at Lund University based on SharePoint called Live@Lund. Is SharePoint used in all departments? What do you see as the benefits of SharePoint for a University? Definitely.

Why choose SharePoint for Education? Thought Leader Interview with Dave Coleman

SharePoint and Assessment

Dave is a Microsoft MVP and has been working with SharePoint in education for nearly a decade. talked to him about why people choose SharePoint as a learning platform in schools, colleges and universities. Dave, what is your background in SharePoint? I’ve been using SharePoint in Twynham School in the UK since 2003. played around previously with SharePoint 2001 as well. actually work in the school, I’m employed by the school, but we have a SharePoint consultancy business inside the school. What is the key advantage of SharePoint for a school or college?

Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments

SharePoint and Assessment

Here are the slides from my presentation at the European SharePoint Conference in Berlin last week. The key message is that the way we learn in the workplace is changing rapidly with the 70+20+10 model of learning, and that SharePoint (with assessments) is a key enabler for formal and informal learning in the workplace. Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments. View more presentations from Questionmark. Commentary Community 70+20+10 Berlin European SharePoint Conference Informal learning SharePoint Social learning

Cheating on tests less likely if you use SharePoint?

SharePoint and Assessment

If so, might your test-takers be less likely to cheat if you deliver tests or exams embedded in SharePoint than in a standalone application? So given this, why might taking a test from SharePoint make it less likely that people cheat? The main reason is that in many organizations, you would not willingly give your SharePoint password to another person. Motivation. Opportunity.

Cheating on tests less likely if you use SharePoint?

SharePoint and Assessment

If so, might your test-takers be less likely to cheat if you deliver tests or exams embedded in SharePoint than in a standalone application? So given this, why might taking a test from SharePoint make it less likely that people cheat? The main reason is that in many organizations, you would not willingly give your SharePoint password to another person. Motivation. Opportunity.

Pushing results into SharePoint from an Assessment System using.

SharePoint and Assessment

for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← How to get someone to edit a SharePoint page for the very first time? Questionmark Perception (like many other assessment systems) can send an email at end of test. then mapped the subject of the email in SharePoint to a column called “Pass or Fail” in the list and the body to a column called “Participant”.

Six Stimulating Summer SharePoint Stories

SharePoint and Assessment

For those of you enjoying the Northern Hemisphere summer sunshine and not keeping track of the world of SharePoint and Learning, here are some interesting articles published recently: Phil Hill has written an excellent, long post Emerging Trends in LMS / Ed Tech Market on the e-Literate blog. He argues that the market used to be driven by Blackboard, but the dynamics are changing and that other factors are coming into play – SaaS, blurring with student information systems, web 2.0 think SharePoint is part of this disruption too, and his article is thoughtful and insightful.

Using SharePoint for certification support

SharePoint and Assessment

They’ve found it a faster way to get information to the dealers and helpful to build a community. HP used SharePoint and saved US$7,500 per learner vs formal training and got better reaction from their users. Cisco and Chrysler do not use SharePoint, but the case studies prompt the idea that using SharePoint for a site aimed at certification takers is a promising route.

SharePoint and Assessments session at SharePoint Europe in Berlin

SharePoint and Assessment

for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About ← Using SharePoint for certification support SharePoint 2010 is a year old today! My session is called “Measuring Social Learning in SharePoint with Assessments”. SharePoint is one of the key enablers of this move, with its widespread use for blogging, wikis and document repositories.

Seven ways to stay up-to-date on SharePoint and Assessments

SharePoint and Assessment

How do you find the key nuggets of information gold you need amongst all the verbiage on the Internet? Here are some of the ways I stay up to date on SharePoint and Assessments, you can adapt many of these to your specific interests. For specifically SharePoint information, I find Bamboo’s SharePoint Daily a very useful daily email.

Seven SharePoint Assessment Slideshares

SharePoint and Assessment

All are relevant to the theme of SharePoint and Assessments. 1. love this presentation from John Lightfoot which talks about how SharePoint can be used to improve the benefits of training by keeping learners engaged and helping them on the job after training. SharePoint in Higher Education. This presentation by James Lappin dates back to 2009 but has some different thoughts on the use of SharePoint in Higher Education, much of it still relevant and some neat drawings. SharePoint in Higher Education from JamesLappin. 3. ECOA 2012 from Questionmark.

Want to use Office 365 for learning? Four ways to use assessments within Office 365

SharePoint and Assessment

These methods all work with SharePoint Online, the SharePoint component of Office 365. 1. Use a SharePoint survey. SharePoint has a native survey capability. Creating a SharePoint survey is really easy – it’s simply one of the options when you create a new List in SharePoint as shown in the screenshot below. 2. Use a custom list to ask for information.

Seven ways to stay up-to-date on SharePoint and Assessments

SharePoint and Assessment

How do you find the key nuggets of information gold you need amongst all the verbiage on the Internet? Here are some of the ways I stay up to date on SharePoint and Assessments, you can adapt many of these to your specific interests. For example you could personalize your email to include the topic “SharePoint” and then you’d get a daily or weekly email on SharePoint related e-learning blog entries. For specifically SharePoint information, I find Bamboo’s SharePoint Daily a very useful daily email. You can follow me on Twitter at @johnkleeman.  .

Why Assessments and SharePoint go together | SharePoint and.

SharePoint and Assessment

for Learning, Training and Compliance  Skip to content Home About Easily include a knowledge check assessment on a SharePoint page with the Page Viewer Web Part → Why Assessments and SharePoint go together Posted on January 24, 2011 by johnkleeman SharePoint use is rising in Learning, Training and Compliance. SharePoint 2010 is a year old today!

Easily include a knowledge check assessment on a SharePoint page.

SharePoint and Assessment

The assessment also needs to be frame friendly, so that it will autosize to fit the SharePoint window it’s put in. Almost all Questionmark Perception version 5 assessments will autosize into SharePoint, and you may be able to use assessments from other places. It uses the Page Viewer web part, which puts the assessment as an iframe on the SharePoint page.

So what do we mean by assessments anyway?

SharePoint and Assessment

Eric and I with another colleague have just published a white paper called Learning and Assessment on SharePoint. It explains how many different types of assessments can be used within SharePoint to provide retrieval practice, motivate learners and measure knowledge, skills and attitudes. The white paper is available for free download (with registration) from the Questionmark website.

So what do we mean by assessments anyway?

SharePoint and Assessment

Eric and I with another colleague have just published a white paper called Learning and Assessment on SharePoint. It explains how many different types of assessments can be used within SharePoint to provide retrieval practice, motivate learners and measure knowledge, skills and attitudes. The white paper is available for free download (with registration) from the Questionmark website.