Formative Assessments in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Assessments in any learning course – whether academic or corporate, are absolutely necessary because they ensure that the course is meetings its objectives. Just like with anything else, assessing also requires a careful strategy. Summative assessment.

True Confessions from a Performance Ninja

Living in Learning

and then you’ll dance like only a performance consultant can dance…right before spiking the folder full of verbatim interview responses like a wide receiver slamming a touchdown pass in the end zone. Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Learning Ecosystems Performance Assessments Sales Training covert consulting learning ecosystem Performance Assessment performance consulting performance paradigm training paradigm

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Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

You can use mini-scenarios to make your assessments more relevant and valuable. Compare that question to this one: Andrew is a sales manager who has been struggling to motivate his team to better performance.

Peer assessment

Learning with e's

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.

Performance Support: Gimme Three Clicks!

Living in Learning

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Performance Assessment in eLearning: What eLearning Professionals Should Know

Trivantis

Performance Assessment in eLearning. Performance assessment determines a learner’s level of mastery and proficiency when completing “authentic” processes, problems, or tasks. 3 Types of Performance Assessment.

Performance Consultant Lives Matter!

Living in Learning

EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability performance consulting performance support workforce capabilityWhat follows is a short story…a true story…that positions a skill set that changed my life in the L&D discipline. No instructional designers were harmed during this transition, but I must confess to scaring the crap out of number of them.

Performance Consultant Lives Matter!

Living in Learning

EPS readiness assessment EPSS Learning Ecosystems Performance readiness assessment Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability performance consulting performance support workforce capabilityWhat follows is a short story…a true story…that positions a skill set that changed my life in the L&D discipline. No instructional designers were harmed during this transition, but I must confess to scaring the crap out of number of them.

7-Right Things Road Map to Sustained Workforce Performance

Living in Learning

This mission… should you choose to accept it…is to seek out individuals possessing the expertise of a performance consultant. 70:20:10 AGILE Continuous Learning Discovery & Consulting Learning @ the Point of Work Learning Ecosystems Micro-Learning Performance Assessments Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology discovery performance diagnostic moments of need performance support Point-of-Work

Performance Support: Just Gimme Three Clicks!

Living in Learning

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Fixing Performance Should Trump Training as a Priority

Living in Learning

Why build training content as a priority if there is an asset you could build that closes an existing performance gap? I’m not saying “forget training”; rather, I’m suggesting that closing the performance gap should be FIRST PRIORITY. Designing and building an asset to support performance at the Point-of-Work is actually one of the first […].

Fixing Performance Should Trump Training as a Priority

Living in Learning

Why build training content as a priority if there is an asset you could build that closes an existing performance gap? I’m not saying “forget training”; rather, I’m suggesting that closing the performance gap should be FIRST PRIORITY. Designing and building an asset to support performance at the Point-of-Work is actually one of the first […].

Why Consider an EPS Readiness Assessment?

Living in Learning

In fact, to accurately assess readiness, I believe there are six major buckets of attributes and capabilities that should be considered. I developed an EPS Readiness Assessment a couple years ago that holistically covers the entire ecosystem where a sustainable EPS discipline can be integrated. EPSS Learning Readiness Assessment Performer Support EPS performance support Readiness Assessment

Driving Performance with Extended Blend

Living in Learning

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How to Optimize Top Team Performance

CLO Magazine

To focus leadership development effectively on top team performance, consider implementing the following strategies: Focus on the shifts that matter and the holes that can sink your boat. Catch development needs before a 360-degree assessment and deliver training to address root causes.

Tips for Writing Effective Questions and Feedback for Online Assessment

B Online Learning

I recently delivered a webinar for B Online Learning: Tips for Writing Effective Questions and Feedback for Online Assessment. I’ve recently just come back from maternity leave so it was wonderful to see so many familiar names attend the session as well as some newbies.

So You Think You Can Change: 3 Quick Tips for Conducting a Change Readiness Assessment

Dashe & Thomson

Here’s where a change readiness assessment is your best friend. Change readiness assessments help you assess how ready the company is for change. A change readiness assessment is the first step in the process. by Amber Pandya.

L&D: Chasing Right Outcomes With Wrong Outputs

Living in Learning

BUT…if emphasis is not first laser-focused on what solution output closes the performance gap(s) at Point-of-Work, the traditional default training solution may well be the wrong output. 70:20:10 Five Moments of Need PDNA Performance Assessments Rants & Ramblings Sustained Capability Discovery Performance Assessment performance consultingWe cannot begin the effort by looking through a “training solution lens”.

Who Owns the “Other 95%”?

Living in Learning

The power we give up by taking an order for training only perpetuates the paradigm…the myth…in the minds of our stakeholders that training drives performance. And then we dig for the roots and assess readiness for what may be indicated as a solution. The power we need to deploy should show up in our response to any training request with… “Sure, we can help you with that…but let us ask you a few questions first.”

Point-of-Work & ADDIE? Say It Ain’t So…

Living in Learning

70:20:10 AGILE Data Analytics Discovery & Consulting Performance Assessments Performance Support Rants & Ramblings Sustained Capability ADDIE Discovery intentional design Performance Assessment point of work xAPIMy recent post “70:20:10 – Myth or Legend?” roused a few readers to offer up some really solid comments, and there were a few that left me feeling like I was at a NASCAR race and just shouted “Ford Rules!”

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Insights: Assessment is changing

Clive on Learning

The eighth of ten 'insights' is that ‘Assessment is changing', in the sense that assessment of knowledge is not enough - it is performance that matters. Automated, computer-based assessment does a pretty good job of testing for knowledge and certain cognitive skills, but it is going to tell you nothing about a person's attitude, interpersonal skills or motor skills (unless you've got some pretty impressive simulator doing the job).

Video for assessment

Learning with e's

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.

Find, Build or Purchase Performance Consulting Skills Sooner Than Later

Living in Learning

I participated in that approach for many years before being exposed to the discipline of performance consulting. 70:20:10 Discovery & Consulting Five Moments of Need Performance Assessments Sustained Capability discovery performance diagnostic performance consulting point of workWe have no shortage of targets at which we can fire our L&D solution arrows. Too often just hitting the target with training is viewed as sufficient.

Training: The Value of Assessments

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Very few readers commented on my recent question about course assessments. Although I do know of at least one training company that offers assessments and feedback after the class, I am deducing that conducting assessments is not the norm. I have read a couple of articles--and one book--saying that we will need to start proving that our training is effective by providing after-the-class assessment. The other levels of assessment are largely left undone.

5 Tips to Design Training Assessments for Mobiles

CommLab India

But one major factor in m-learning is designing assessments. Assessments are an integral part of any eLearning course and they help the organization evaluate learners’ comprehension of the training material. Conclude each unit with an assessment.

Revolution Roadmap: Assess

Clark Quinn

The first step is Assess, and I’ve been thinking about what that means. So we can ask : Are you using performance consulting? So, are you ready to take the first step to assess where you are? Last week, I wrote about a process to follow in moving forward on the L&D Revolution. So here, let me lay out some preliminary thoughts. The first level are the broad categories.

Create a Pre-Assessment Scenario for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Understand Your Learners Before Building a Pre-Assessment Scenario. Let Learners Test Out Instead of Using a Pre-Assessment Scenario. Present an assessment upfront. However, many of those pre-assessment tests are very basic and what do they really prove?

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.

Assess Blended Learning Programs to Improve Business Performance

Upside Learning

Did you ever imagine the day would come where you could use: A game of World of Warcraft to build leadership skills? Augmented reality to deliver dental training? Train online avatars to transform offline? It’s just like it is in the movies, right? Well, the Chief Learning Officer (CLO) at a leading management consulting, technology […]. Blended Learning

Assessment, but not as we know it. #EduTechAU

Learning with e's

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?

INTENTIONAL DESIGN – Redirecting L&D to the Point-of-Work

Living in Learning

I am deeply buried in HR right now and steeped in the HR discipline, but I am, however…a Performance Ninja. Change Leadership Discovery & Consulting EPSS Performance Assessments Performance Support Performer Support Sustained Capability Coaching intentional design performance paradigm performance support Point-of-Work training paradigm shift

6 Tips for Identifying Potential High-Performance Employees

ej4 eLearning

All organizations want to identify, develop, and deploy their high-performance employees. The best-performing companies have well-developed systems in place to identify high-potential employees and turn them into production powerhouses. Much of the success that high-performing employees have stems from the fact that they have cultivated the right habits. So observe them at work, outside of the context of a performance review or hiring situation. Assess Them.

4 Ways Assessments Can Measure Learning Effectiveness

CommLab India

Assessments are one of the best ways to measure the learning outcomes of online training and ILT sessions. Research by Towards Maturity revealed that a lack of inbuilt assessments leads to a failure of the whole training initiative. Importance of Assessments.

Chief Capability Officer (CCO) Seeks a New Home

Living in Learning

Having been in L&D for many years in virtually every role from road warrior sales trainer to multiple leadership positions, I have been an advocate of the premise that Training Drives Performance. After drinking the Kool-Aid of a Performance Paradigm about ten years ago, I have become more convinced than ever that Training Does NOT Drive Performance – It Drives Potential.

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Chief Capability Officer (CCO) Seeks a New Home

Living in Learning

Having been in L&D for many years in virtually every role from road warrior sales trainer to multiple leadership positions, I have been an advocate of the premise that Training Drives Performance. After drinking the Kool-Aid of a Performance Paradigm about ten years ago, I have become more convinced than ever that Training Does NOT Drive Performance – It Drives Potential.

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Assessing Learner Confidence in Training Modules

ATD Learning Technologies

Consider the following scenario: A new hire has just completed all onboarding training and the assessments confirm that he’s a star. In other words, they easily pass assessments but are sorely lacking in a real-world situations. Enter Learning Confidence Assessments.

Improving Performance in the Workplace

Web Courseworks

Performance improvement is defined as “the systematic process of identifying and analyzing the root causes of performance issues, and implementing big picture solutions across an organization.” Steps to successfully improve performance: Consider institutional context.