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.

PowerPoint 2010: Paste Linking

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Let's say, for example, that you have been sent an Excel spreadsheet for your PowerPoint presentation with the first and second quarter earnings. by AJ George.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions for 2010

Tony Karrer

Before I start with any of my actual predictions, let me throw in an overall prediction that the year is going to start off slow for most people, but by the end of the year, we will all be thinking: “Wow, 2010 was a crazy year!” For example, Harold Jarche tells us 2010: Year of the CM.

PowerPoint 2010: Animating a Venn Diagram

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To depict the similarities and differences of these topics, you might create a diagram like the example below.  Using the image above as an example, let's say you want the whole Venn diagram to appear. by AJ George. A typical Venn diagram has two or more related topics.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

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May 2010. Performance Learning Productivity , May 28, 2010 Instructional design is not only seen as a core competency for learning and development/training specialists, but it’s a huge industry, too. A Defense of the LMS (and a case for the future of Social Learning) - Social Enterprise Blog , May 12, 2010 For some time now, I’ve seen a growing negativity toward LMS solutions by a pretty wide group folks in our space. will take Sana EasyGenerator as an example.

Elearning example: Branching scenario

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Tags: Comics Elearning examples Instructional design Scenarios and stories

Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

All these examples illustrate my central premise: when content is managed in the form of independent learning objects, it remains open and flexible, which means you can keep it current, relevant and organic. A touch dramatic, isn’t it? Now that I have your attention, please bear with me.

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PowerPoint 2010: Turn Off Picture Compression

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For example, if the focus of your presentation is a collection of photographs, the loss of quality due to the compression is problematic.  by AJ George  You may not realize it but PowerPoint is lowering the quality of the images in your presentations.

Text-to-Speech Examples

Tony Karrer

Javed Alam pointed me to a couple of Text-to-Speech eLearning Examples, so I thought I’d capture a few of the examples here. I would welcome pointers to additional examples! Example #1 - Introduction to Venice - Qwiki uses Text-to-Speech in really interesting ways.

PowerPoint 2010: Using the Shape Union & Subtract Tools for eLearning

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Over the last two weeks I've introduced PowerPoint 2010's Shape Union and Shape Subtract tools. Now I'd like to give a quick example of how you could incorporate this into your eLearning projects made with PowerPoint. by AJ George.

Top 35 Articles on eLearning Strategy

Tony Karrer

I went back and looked at what I had written before on eLearning Strategy and saw that I had said at the time: I've spent several hours this morning trying to find good resources on eLearning Strategy development and particularly looking for examples to use in this post. I’ve been recently working on lots of eLearning strategy consulting engagements and one of my colleagues asked me to provide a set of resources around this topic.

30 Top Online Resources For Instructional Designers To Keep Up With

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Instructional Design by Example by Janet Clarey. ID is an interesting domain to be involved in. On the one hand, you are continuously learning about different work environments as you are called upon to resolve different performance issues.

Exploring the Concept of Learning Archetypes as tools of Cybergogy with Light Sequent

Kapp Notes

For example, as she discusses her the model, she rezz's items right before the audience in 3D. A few weeks ago Light Sequent (SL) (aka Lesley Scopes RL)) gave a wonderful presentation on the concept of Cybergogy and how it relates to learning archetypes for 3D learning.

PowerPoint 2010: Create Your Own Gauges

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For my example I'm going to use  Typos in 2012 Issues  to demonstrate an acceptable versus unacceptable range of typos in one year for a publication. by AJ George  Want to create a speedometer-like gauge for your PowerPoint or eLearning deck?

How to revamp your learning model

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For example, if the learner is struggling with a Java programming problem, they can look up a Java expert in the system and send them a direct message. The most obvious example is compliance, eg privacy, trade practices and OH&S. In my articles Online courses must die!

Taxonomy of Learning Theories

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For example, classical conditioning maintains that a neutral stimulus can be associated with another stimulus that elicits a particular response. Academia is teeming with learning theories. Some of them are old, some of them are new.

How to Use Microblogging in Workplace Learning

Upside Learning

In the learning community #lrnchat is one such example of a Twitter discussion forum. Océ – Here is another example explaining how Océ has used microblogging in performance support and knowledge sharing. In a couple of years, microblogging tools have become very popular.

Will Mobile Apps Change Training Forever?

Upside Learning

Examples of Workplace Learning (Performance Support) Apps. Here are some examples available on the Appstore: HVAC Toolkit Ultimate – load calculation, duct sizer, etc for onsite plumbers.

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PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation, Version 2.0

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After posting the first article, PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation , I got a tip from one of our readers, Konrad Schroth , for an alternate way to create a spinning animation. In this example, I have the guides intersecting in the center of the base of this clock hand.

Moving Games Forward

Kapp Notes

Uses of Games: Examples of how games can be integrated into a range of curricular experiences is crucial; a limited set of these models exist currently.

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3D Slideshows and Interviews

Kapp Notes

Slideshows Learning in 3D Learning in 3D: Examples, Samples and Models Learning in 3D: Postcards from Learning in 3D (Presentation to Best Practices in Virtual Worlds) 3D Learning Archetypes Why 3D? Here is a list of the 3D Slides I've posted on Slideshare and some interviews about 3D. all in one place).

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Five Software Products for Adding an Avatar to Your eLearning

Kapp Notes

Check out some examples of NOAH in action. You can see some examples of Codebaby in action for elearning here. Here are 4 software products that allow you to add an avatar to your elearning courses. Avatars can be an important and meaningful addition to your elearning.

"Hey ya'll": Informal Language is the way to go in E-Learning

Kapp Notes

In the study students who learned with text that was more informal and personal (for example, used the word "you" or "I") produced 20% to 46% more solutions to a transfer problem (similar problem as presented in the instruction) than the group who only had formal language in their module.

Training for a Critical Incident in a 3D Virtual Environment

Kapp Notes

Example As an example of how effective a virtual world can be for teaching how to respond to a critical incident, witness the life saving heroics of a gentleman named Paxton Galvanek.

3D Virtual Immersive Environment: Conceptual Orienteering

Kapp Notes

Conceptual Orienteering is a learning archetype where learners are given activities or situations in which they are presented with examples and non-examples of environmental or situational conditions for the purpose of discrimination and creating an understanding of key concepts.

Class Meeting in 3D World of Second Life

Kapp Notes

Here are some examples of past Machinima that students have done. Learning in 3D Class sitting around conference room table. Jumping into a virtual world can be a fun but scary and daunting place for first timers.

Presentation Resources for DPW Webinar

Kapp Notes

PCAR Presentation Resources Resource for Presentations Learning Circuits Big Questions: Avoiding Death by PowerPoint Here is an example of a presentation using some techniques to avoid bullets, lists and other PPT distractions.

Class Meeting in 3D World of VirtualU

Kapp Notes

For example, one could hear the artists story of why a particular painting was created, see the artists at work on the painting and examine the painting up close all in an interactive environment.

Forget Your Keyboard: Turn Your Body into a Touch Screen Computer

Kapp Notes

For example, we can readily flick each of our fingers, touch the tip of our nose, and clap our hands together without visual assistance. Image of a skin-based interface from Huffington Post Article on the subject.

2 More Game Mechanics To Include In Learning Games

Upside Learning

As an example, being able to unlock more sophisticated ‘combos’ in a fighting games. For example, if you wait for a rough duration of 15 minutes, you are rewarded with 50 gold coins.

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Expectations From eLearning Authoring Tools

Upside Learning

For example, a feature that lets users “import” existing PowerPoint presentations into the authoring tool is different from authoring and publishing eLearning content from within PowerPoint (using a plug-in toolbar).

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All readers will find job aids, references, examples, and information to significantly reduce the amount of time required to produce online learning events. Cheers Carol Cooper-Taylor @theELsite November 16, 2010 1:11 AM Christoforos Online said.

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Learning Coach Model Very Powerful In 2010, I had a great experience where Dr. Joel Harband wrote a series of articles for my blog on Text-to-Speech in eLearning. Flash may Die and HTML 5 is Going to be Big 2010 opened my eyes are Flash and HTML 5.