Pop Quiz: How to Create Unique Assessments


Please clear off your desks and get out a pencil—because it’s time for a pop quiz! Question 1: How do you create unique e-Learning assessments? Okay, you probably need more than a pencil to answer this question because assessments are such a crucial part of the e-Learning experience.

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Quiz Design: Recognizing Types of Learning

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

by Jennie Ruby  Many of us start writing a quiz when we are sitting in front of our quiz-making software, and the software asks us whether we want a multiple-choice question or a true/false. But this method, although it will arrive at a functional quiz that our learner can click through, may not be accurately doing what a quiz should do. And what should a quiz do? Well, measure the learning, of course.

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Choosing The Right Assessment Strategy


Most online courses will end with a quiz in order to assess whether or not the learner understands the material. However, it’s important to note that assessment strategies should vary depending on what it is you are trying to measure.

Fun and Functional eLearning Assessments

eLearning Brothers

Whether you call them quizzes, knowledge checks or tests, one thing is the same: most of your learners are dreading the last page of their eLearning course. Put the fun in functional with these ideas for eLearning assessments. The user no longer knows for sure how this quiz ends.

Providing Feedback on Quiz Questions -- Yes or No?

Will at Work Learning

All of these eLearning interventions have a final assessment that the learner must pass at 80% to be marked as completed; in addition to viewing all the course content as well. The question is around feedback for those assessment questions. . One faction says no feedback at all, just a score at the end and the opportunity to revisit any section of the course before retaking the assessment. They are focused on having a defensible assessment.

Designing Well-Framed Assessment Questions with Captivate

Adobe Captivate

The education committee has recommended that this scoring type be used with multiple answer questions.Penalty points would be assigned by: Checking “Partial Score” in the Quiz panel for the question. clearly map to a learning objective for a course or guideline.

Planning Assessments for your eLearning Course


Assessment planning is the key to developing meaningful eLearning courses. The need for an eLearning course is defined by the gap in performance or the need for measurement of the learning progress. Without assessments, both learners and mentors might as well pretend they are reading a monotonous story with a “tapered off” ending! Think about your course learning objectives. Connect the Course to the Real-World: Every student has a unique real-life experience.

7 Ways to Make Better Quizzes for Your Course


Quizzing isn’t just about assessment. Quizzes are an essential component of any online course. The purpose of exams is usually to assess learner understanding, quizzes can be viewed as more of a study aid—something to help learners practice for exams. However, like any aspect of your course, quizzes must be structured and thoughtful if they are to have any value. And, like any aspect of your course, some methods will be better for learners than others.

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How to Create Effective Test Questions


Going further, the Cornell University’s Center for Teaching Excellence provides a great summary of the characteristics of what a “good question” is: Intention: Did the question assess what you intended to assess?

Build Gr8 Micro-Learning Course

eLearning 24-7

For months I’ve been telling folks that if they want to learn how to build outstanding courses, they should surf deep into the search engines, locate the information and begin their learning experience. Worse to it all, is the fact that it is completely worthless to any one who is building the following: Micro-learning course. Scenario based course. Video based course. Any course you want to be interactive and engaging (which is every course out there).

It’s Time for a Pop Quiz!


For this pop quiz, YOU create the questions—because that’s our theme for our current Lectora® Contest on the Trivantis® Community. Create an eLearning module for a fictitious course on any subject you want to teach. Your module must contain an assessment with at least 3 questions.

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Are Quizzes Really That Telling? – Assessing eLearning Assessments


Multiple choice quizzes – often the norm for eLearning course assessments, right? Perhaps not in all cases, but I’m sure that most of you reading this will acknowledge that quizzes are a widely adopted strategy when it comes to eLearning course creation.

E-learning Quiz Capabilities of Articulate Storyline 360

CommLab India

We all know that good assessments play a key role in the making of an effective e-learning course. Well-designed assessments help measure the achievement of learning objectives and go a long way in evaluating the comprehension levels of learners.

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Storyboard Template for Adobe Captivate 5 Assessment/Quiz

Adobe Captivate

Adobe Captivate 5 makes it really easy to add assessment to your courses. All you need to do is set your quiz preferences and then add as many questions as you want in one go and the question slides are instantly added to your Captivate project. Rapid Authoring Training and Tutorials "Elearning authoring tools" "Screen capture software" Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Assessment Quiz Storyboard Storyboard Template Template

The Industry’s Best Quiz just got Better!


Over the past couple months we have been gathering requests for a variety of features to add to LearnDash – and one area that is very much in our development roadmap is the integrated Advanced Quiz. Improved Advanced Quiz Options. Survey Quiz on Fire Building Skills.

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Enabling Assessment Module after Course Completion

Adobe Captivate

She was working on a course which had a few modules and an assessment in the end. In this course, she wanted to create a customized menu page with all the modules and assessment listed and clicking them would take the learner [.]. Assessment Disable Assessment Enable Assessment Quiz rapid elearningLast week, a Captivate user had posted a question on our Facebook page.

Storyline 360: Simulation and Assessment-Development Capabilities

CommLab India

Today, we will look at the capabilities of Storyline 360 to create software simulations and assessments. Finally, you can assign a simulation-based assessment, where your learners must create a PO on their own, without any assistance. Assessment-creation Abilities of Storyline 360.

10 Common eLearning Quiz Mistakes

DigitalChalk eLearning

There are many benefits of utilizing quizzes within your eLearning courses. A quiz can assess the learner’s progress, as well as motivate them to “want to” learn. However, with these benefits, there are also many common mistakes when assessing your students.

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Flash Quiz Tools

Tony Karrer

Update June 2008 - added one free flash quiz tool based on a question I received. Here's guild member satisfaction ratings for tools in the test / quiz category. But, I could quickly link to the sites to find out more and finally recommended that they should look at: Articulate Quizmaker allows you to easily create Flash-based quizzes, surveys, and assessments. Quickly create Flash-based e-learning courses, quizzes, and tests.

Which Strategy Is Better: Frequent Quizzing or End-of-Milestone Quizzing?


How Should You Design Your Online Course’s Assessments? Assessments are a critical component of eLearning courses, but is there a best practice for designing their frequency or depth?



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Online courses must die!

E-Learning Provocateur

The proliferation of so-called rapid authoring tools over the last few years has coincided with an explosion in the number of online courses developed in-house. These days, however, everyone seems to be creating their own online courses and distributing them via an LMS.

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How effective is your learning? Tips on assessing the effectiveness of Online Training


A good and effective LMS should be able to track user data and give inputs on the courses started, finished or left mid-way. Informal Assessments within an e-course. Most e-courses allow multiple attempts of a particular test or quiz. Qualitative Assessments.

Developing Multi-lingual Online Learning Quiz with Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

One of our clients, the Learning and Development Manager at a major pharmaceutical firm wanted us to develop an e-learning course in English with the final quiz in multiple languages. We developed the multilingual quiz in a single course using Articulate Storyline.

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How to write the perfect training quiz


Give your training a purpose by incorporating the perfect quiz. Think of quiz questions as a second-touch for that piece of important information; first they see it in the content, then it's reiterated in the quiz. Take quiz questions from early in a course, and repeat them later in the course, after new information has been delivered. Write quiz questions that touch on content that is truly important to that person.

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How to Number Quiz Questions Using Triggers in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

When developing assessments in Articulate Storyline, questions can be numbered in two ways i.e., static or using Triggers. Here are the simple steps to add randomized question numbers in final quiz slides with the help of Triggers.

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Getting Answers: Tips to Design Effective eLearning Assessments

360 Training

It demands teachers frame assessments in a way that not only tracks learners’ performance and tests their knowledge of the subject matter, but also challenges their thinking skills and reinforces learning. Here are few quick tips to help you design effective assessments for your elearning courses: Determine the purpose of an assessment. Don’t throw assessments in your courses just because you have to. Before adding an assessment, determine its purpose.

Excluding Knowledge Check Questions when Reviewing/Retaking the Quiz

Adobe Captivate

I have created a course with six content screens, two knowledge check questions and two quiz questions for this demonstration. Assessment Knowledge Check Quiz Rapid Authoring rapid elearning Retake Quiz Review QuizI got an interesting suggestion by Jeff, a Captivate user, on my last week’s blog post. Here’s how it goes… Thank you Jeff for the suggestion. Here’s the resolution for this issue.

A Simple Guide to Write Quiz Questions for Web Based Training Courses


There you are, sitting at your desk, trying to finish your eLearning course. Write a few quiz questions. You don’t know where to start, so you scroll through each page of your course looking for questions to ask. Write two to five quiz questions for each learning objective.

Can I Create a Pre-Test that Allows Learners to Test-Out of Viewing the Course Content?

Yukon Learning

The exercises highlight features in Storyline that support the creation of robust assessment activities where the learning doesn’t stop when the quiz starts. Pre-tests could be used to: Introduce a course or topic and whet the appetite of the learner.

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Articulate Storyline 2: Creating Assessments Using Slider Control

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline 2 has a wide variety of options to create engaging and interactive learning courses. Let’s see how we customized an assessment using the Slider, for our client. Preview or publish the course and check the output.

Customizing the Drop Down Assessment in Articulate Storyline

CommLab India

Articulate Storyline allows developers use a wide variety of default quiz types in online courses. Preview or publish the course and check the output. . This is a simple way to customize the drop down assessment in Articulate Storyline.

Captivate Hands-on Training: Adding Assessment to Your Courses with Adobe Captivate 5.5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Hands-on: Adding Assessment to Your Courses with Adobe Captivate 5.5 Date and time: Thursday, July 7, 2011 8:00 AM – 10:00 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish for a hands-on session on adding assessments to your eLearning courses with Adobe Captivate 5.5. Learn how to use the newly added quiz templates [.]. Assessment eLearning Suite 2.5 Quiz rapid elearning

Love assessment, hate tests

Spicy Learning

What do we mean when we talk about assessment in the context of e-learning? Too often, I’d suggest, we mean the test at the end of an online course. The purpose of such a test is to determine whether the learner has, or has not passed the course.

3 Ways to Assess Your Employees’ Compliance Training Needs

CommLab India

Even off-the-shelf e-learning courses are no longer a solution for imparting effective compliance training to your employees. Therefore, personalized courses are the way forward. In order to create personalized courses, needs analysis is a must.

Simple Way to Write eLearning Quiz Questions


There you are, sitting at your desk, trying to finish your eLearning course. Write a few quiz questions. You don’t know where to start, so you scroll through each page of your course looking for questions to ask. Write two to five quiz questions for each learning objective.

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LMS tools to help you assess your students’ progress


Not exactly pleasant memories from your school years (heck, some people even have nightmares with them, years after they left school), those are some of the typical tools teachers use to assess what their students have learned. Tests, quizzes, homework, lab exercises, exams.