eLearning: About External Licensing

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When your organization needs eLearning programs but doesn’t have an internal program in place, external licensing of eLearning may be a good choice. First, what is external licensing of eLearning? So what does the external licensing “recipe” require?

Assessment in the digital age

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Image from JISC publication This table is very useful summary for anyone who is interested in aligning assessment with teaching methods. This include assessment and feedback - which are vital in scaffolding the student's progress through their education. Unported License.

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What is authentic assessment?

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Assessment. It's important because it shows that assessment drives they way we teach. Cathy proposes a causal link between the way we conduct assessment in formalised education and the deficit we see today in the workplace. Do you have good examples of authentic assessment?

Online assessment: the student voice

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Assessment is the measurement of learning; One definition suggests that assessment is 'the wide variety of methods or tools that educators use to evaluate, measure, and document the academic readiness, learning progress, skill acquisition, or educational needs of students.'

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7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 1: Assessment

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The first step is to assess the current learning situation in three parts: content, learners, and systems. Along these lines, assessing e-learning requires a different “eye” than assessing traditional learning. Next, you should assess your learners.

Peer assessment

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While exploring peer learning I also raised the question of peer assessment, and wondered whether some teachers might think this would be a bridge too far. Peer assessment is clearly a more complex proposition than peer learning. Unported License.

The AfL truth about assessment

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This entire week for me seems to have revolved around assessment. I have either been grading assignments, setting assignments or thinking about assessment (I''m speaking at an event on assessment in London later this week). Formative assessment is when the chef tastes the soup.

Defining Assessment Items from Learning Goals

TalentLMS

Assessments are truly the end-result of the course. Without assessments both the course and the learning promise are incomplete. Assessments are evidence that learning did take place, that learners have achieved the learning goals and are now ready to perform it in the work-context.

Video for assessment

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I have always believed that assessment should be primarily for the benefit of the student, not the teacher. I concede that teachers need to know how their students are progressing, and this is very much a part of the assessment process. I don''t like end of module assessments much.

7 ways to assess without testing

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At a recent head teachers conference, one of the most astute comments was 'you can assess without testing.' There are many ways to assess, and here are seven: 1) Teacher assessment. Another method is teacher assessment is through observation. Unported License.

Defining Assessment Items from Learning Goals

TalentLMS

Assessments are truly the end-result of the course. Without assessments both the course and the learning promise are incomplete. Assessments are evidence that learning did take place, that learners have achieved the learning goals and are now ready to perform it in the work-context.

Assessment, but not as we know it. #EduTechAU

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He spoke on the purposes of assessment and exposed the roots of the examination regime that many of us in schools, colleges and universities are oh so familiar with. What do we assess for? Why doesn't assessment provide more to the learner than a grade? Unported License.

Who put the 'ass' in assessment?

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Hosted by the University of Dundee , the conference attracted almost 300 delegates from all over the UK, and farther afield and as could be expected, saw a number of papers presented on all aspects of technology enhanced learning and assessment. Who put the 'ass' in assessment?

Vendor Spotlight: Learning Management Systems and Skills Assessment from RISC, Inc.

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Since 1992, RISC has garnered its fair share of experience conceiving, thinking, and re-thinking about how to best coordinate and problem solve with human resource professionals and training directors in various industries, specifically for classroom training and e-Learning, as well as in records management and assessment. Don’t forget to click here to let us know how we can help you optimize your learning management and assessment potential! This year, RISC, Inc.

Need to Calculate LMS ROI? Here’s How Business Leaders Do The Math

Talented Learning

Before approving the course, Mary asks you to provide a financial assessment to prove that this endeavor makes business sense. Outline the best license model.

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A Must-Do Before Training Begins: Assessing Readiness

Mindflash

I didn’t drive with my father again until after I got my license. I have other stories of the consequences of failing to assess readiness for training, but this one always hits the mark.

LMS Review: Litmos

Talented Learning

You can combine these with LMS-generated content such as assessments, surveys, OJT assignments, HTML pages or instructor-led events to create courses and learning paths. My Overall Assessment. License Model/Cost. See More Vendors in our LMS Directory.

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How to Create Effective Test Questions

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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?

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

CourseArc

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? Image: “ Exam ” by AlbertoG via Flickr Creative Commons License.

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives

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To ensure that your courses meet the desired instructional objectives, start mapping various elements of the course (Modules, Chapters, Lessons, Activities, Assessments) to specific learning objectives. Image: “ Bullseye ” by Emilio Kuffer, via Flickr Creative Commons License.

Writing Multiple Choice Questions

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Multiple-choice questions are one of the most popular type of assessment questions however it takes skill to craft a good question. Multiple Choice Questions by CourseArc is licensed under CC BY 4.0. Instructional Design assessment multiple choice question

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

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Image of hourglass by Alexander Boden via Flickr Creative Commons License. eLearning Tools Instructional Design Online Learning alpha testing assessment Brain Research eLearning evaluation forgetting curve instructional design memory Pedagogy retention

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How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

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Kirkpatrick’s Four-Level Approach to Assessing Training Outcomes. The first order of business is to assess how learners react to the course by asking… What did participants think about the course?

How to Set Proper Learning Objectives

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4. Schrödinger’s undead cat

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We call this assessment. Sometimes children learn things that don't need to be assessed. Assessment can be done without stress, because there are many alternatives to testing - and there's more than one way to skin a cat. Unported License.

What’s a NGDLE?

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According to the Educause report , the emerging needs of a NGDLE are these: “Its principal functional domains are interoperability; personalization; analytics, advising, and learning assessment; collaboration; and accessibility and universal design.

Know your own strength

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Measurement of attainment against the self achievements is known in educational circles as ipsative assessment. Paul Black and Dylan Wiliam (2003) write about assessment for learning, where the act of measurement flags up weaknesses and shows how they can be addressed. Unported License.

Fair measures

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Last week I wrote about the issues and challenges of assessment. Yesterday at the London Grid for learning Conference I asked my audience of over 400 teachers if they knew what ipsative assessment was. Ipsative assessment can be used for objective measures (e.g. Unported License.

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#GBL - the suspension of reality

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How can games be integrated into the education, and in what ways might learning from games be assessed? This leads not only to self testing but also embraces ipsative forms of assessment, where students measure their performance against their own previous achievements. Unported License.

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What students need

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Arguably one of children's most important needs is to know how well they are doing (Gardner, 2012) and this is where assessment for learning can play a key role. Ed: 2012) Assessment and Learning (2nd Edition) , London: Sage. Unported License.

What teachers need

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However, the same teachers thought that technology to support formative and summative assessment was the most important (84 per cent). Unported License. Bett2020 access assessment data education engagement Integris learning MIS pedagogy RM school teachers Technology

The numbers game

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But not all teachers do, and I should point out that there is a big difference between assessment of learning and assessment for learning. Assessing students'' work can be tedious and time consuming, and it turns out to be the bane of many teachers'' lives. Unported License.

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The cult of the grade

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It's simple to manage because it fits neatly into the criterion referenced mode of assessment. Assessment drives pedagogy, so if assessment doesn't change, it's difficult to teach in new ways. The way teachers teach is defined by the way they assess learning.

Fair measures

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Many forms of assessment have been tried in schools. The current UK secondary curriculum is based on a combination of summative (exams) and continuous (project based) forms of assessment, and is thought to be fair because it measures learner performance over a long period of time.

Ten Ways to Use Video in the Classroom

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Authentic Assessment. Paper and pencil assessments have their place in the classroom, but students explaining their learning can also be critical in getting a larger picture of their progress. Video doesn’t have to be limited to group assignments or assessments.