Choosing The Right Assessment Strategy

LearnDash

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.

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14 reasons why your multiple-choice quiz sucks

E-Learning Provocateur

Unlike some of my peers, I’m not an opponent of the multiple-choice quiz. It’s a convenient and efficient means of assessing e-learners, if it’s done well. At my workplace, I am regularly subjected to the multiple-choice quiz.

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Planning Assessments for your eLearning Course

TalentLMS

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.

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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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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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.

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!

Trivantis

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.

Pop Quiz: How to Create Unique Assessments

Trivantis

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.

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.

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.

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

12 TEMPLATES WE CAN, AND SHOULD, USE WHILE DESIGNING E-LEARNING

Learnnovators

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Are Quizzes Really That Telling? – Assessing eLearning Assessments

eFront

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.

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.

Pop Quiz! Do You Really Need Quizzes in Online Training?

Mindflash

And mixing up quiz types aids in the knowledge retrieval process. Many quiz editors offer a variety of question types, such as true/false, multiple answer, labeling images, labeling items in a picture, and sequencing objects—in addition to multiple choice questions.

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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.

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

G-Cube

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.

LMS tools to help you assess your students’ progress

eFront

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.

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.

New Course + Quiz Template using the Power of Adobe Photoshop!

Adobe Captivate

When I had shared Quiz + Course templates a few months back, some Adobe Captivate users asked me for an Architecture-based theme. Adobe eLearning Suite Assessment Captivate Captivate 5 Design Ease of use eLearning eLearning Suite 2 rapid elearning rapid elearning authoring tools User InterfaceAnd I thought why not! So here’s a new template which you can use right away for creating your eLearning content. Download the Template file (.cptx) cptx) from here.

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Captivate Training: Adding Assessment to Your Courses with Adobe Captivate 5

Adobe Captivate

Topic: Adding Assessment to Your Courses with Adobe Captivate 5 Date and time: Thursday, April 21, 2011 9:00 AM – 10:30 AM US/Pacific Description: Join Dr. Pooja Jaisingh and Vish to learn about creating quizzes, adding various types of questions, editing question screens, enabling the quiz for reporting and publishing the quiz. Training and Tutorials Adobe Captivate 5 Adobe eLearning Suite 2 Assessment Quiz Rapid Authoring

Course Authoring Tools for eLearning Developers and the masses

eLearning 24-7

The biggest problem facing the industry in the past few years are the lack of course authoring tools for e-learning developers and instructional designers. Professional Presenter X – comes with sim tool, assessment, capture tool, documents to flash tool, etc.

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.

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.

The Industry’s Best Quiz just got Better!

LearnDash

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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3 practical tips that will make your eLearning course more effective

Challenge to Learn

I found that there are three simple things that will make the eLearning courses more effective: Have a clear goal. The wrong way to start creating an eLearning course. An eLearning course is very different from a (PowerPoint) presentation. Before you start with eLearning you need a well-defined goal for your eLearning course or quiz. Create questions that will assess this objective. I have created an eLearning course on this topic feel free to take it.

5 Ideas to Improve Retention Rates in E-Learning Courses

CommLab India

Convert your employee from a passive into an active participant by adding interactive elements to the course. This will help learners take the course at any point of time and also help retain longer. Assess regularly. eLearning assessments are a great way to reinforce learning.

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11 Invaluable Tips To Design Blended Learning Courses for Corporate Training

Docebo

In this article, you’ll learn 11 quick tips that you can use to create effective blended learning courses for your corporate audience. What do you want your learners to come away with when they complete the blended learning course?

Simple Way to Write eLearning Quiz Questions

Mindflash

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.

The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Involving little more than knowledge transmission and perhaps a quiz at the end, the xMOOC is widely seen as replicating old-fashioned lectures and exams. Content providers will charge for assessment. Of course, a certificate of completion won’t suffice.

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The future of MOOCs

E-Learning Provocateur

Involving little more than knowledge transmission and perhaps a quiz at the end, the xMOOC is widely seen as replicating old-fashioned lectures and exams. Content providers will charge for assessment. Of course, a certificate of completion won’t suffice.

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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.

How to go about e-learning assessments

Matrix

However, in spite of all these great attributes, the challenge still remains the same as with classroom training – assessing the results and being able to present them in a form that makes them easy to follow both for HR specialists and managers. Assess the assessment.

Five Essential Elements that Complete an E-learning Course

CommLab India

Every course available online can’t be termed e-learning. E-learning should help course takers learn. When you know your target audience, you can develop an effective e-learning course that meets their expectations. However, ensure the course content is easy to read.