6 Benefits of Using Quantitative Vs Qualitative eLearning Assessments

Dan Keckan

In this article, I share 6 notable benefits of using quantitative versus qualitative eLearning assessments. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Assessment Employee Performance Performance Management

Performance Support For Managers

Dashe & Thomson

An organization cannot perform at its best without the support of managers and willingness of employees. To be most effective, managers need to support the performance of their employees and identify problem areas proactively.


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Mini-Scenarios for Assessment

Experiencing eLearning

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

5 Top Qualitative eLearning Assessment Mistakes To Avoid

Dan Keckan

Practical assessments can help you nip learning gaps in the bud. But only if you avoid the 5 most common qualitative eLearning assessment mistakes. eLearning Design and Development eLearning Assessment eLearning Design Tips eLearning Development Best Practices Performance Management

The Role of Video-Based Assessments in K-12 Education

Effective assessments allow students to know how they are doing in each area, helping them focus on specific efforts that can improve their performance. Know the role of video assessments in K-12 education in this whitepaper.

PERFORMANCE SUPPORT:  Start with a Learning Performance Assessment

Living in Learning

Given the report was focused on LMS I wondered if “learning technology” was code for LMS and performance support technology would remain separate and apart from learning strategy. 70:20:10 DPS DRIVER EPSS Five Moments of Need Learning Performance Assessment Performance Assessments Performance Support point of work Sustained Capability performance support

How to Write Good Assessment Questions

Association eLearning

Your association can have the best course in the world, but if the assessments or knowledge checks aren’t written well they can make the whole thing fall apart. This is true whether you’re making an eLearning assessment or writing questions for a traditional in-classroom test. On a final assessment, just providing “Correct” or “Incorrect” may be appropriate. Assessments can be interesting and thought provoking. “Can someone explain this question to me?

Online Assessment Methods To Consider For Performance Management

Dan Keckan

How do you know employee performance is up to par if they’re scattered across the globe? Online assessment can help you set a standard and hold staffers accountable for their habits, behaviors, and skill gaps.

Maximize Learning With a Training Needs Assessment

Dashe & Thomson

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Why Adopt Point-of-Work Assessment Methodology?

Living in Learning

All organizations currently own a dynamic learning performance ecosystem. A "Point-of-Work Assessment Methodology" is designed to provide the answer. The inescapable question to ask is, “HOW OPTIMIZED IS IT?”

Enhancing the Learning Experience by Leveraging Learner Analytics

Speaker: Seth Puri, EVP Global Sales and Marketing, Gutenberg Technology

The importance of learner analytics is well understood among the eLearning community – but practical knowledge of how to capture and use those numbers is much harder to find. In this webinar, Seth Puri, EVP of Global Sales and Marketing for Gutenberg Technology, will deliver a guide to collecting and assessing learning outcomes – and demonstrate how doing so can help you deliver a differentiated eLearning experience.

Using E-Learning to Develop and Improve Under-Performers


Using E-Learning to Develop and Improve Under-Performers. The traditional approach when dealing with under-performers in an organisation is to get rid of them. In many situations, the best approach with under-performing employees is to take steps to improve their performance.

Performance Ecosystem Maturity Model

Clark Quinn

And I had developed a Performance Ecosystem Maturity Model as part of Revolutionize Learning & Development, but…I hadn’t presented it. The post Performance Ecosystem Maturity Model appeared first on Learnlets.

Behind the Curtain of a Learning Performance Assessment (LPA) Methodology

Living in Learning

My core point here is straightforward – we have a mandate to treat workforce performance as a continuum from Point-of-Entry (onboarding and 1st learning) to Point-of-Work (sustained performance competency). Therefore, it makes sense to me that any assessment efforts undertaken should include the downstream, post-training PoW; hence, the need for a holistic Learning Performance Assessment (LPA).

Is There a Learning Performance Ecosystem Blind Spot?

Living in Learning

Performance support is anything that enables and/or accelerates speed-to-sustainable-performance, or speed-to-impact, or speed-to-productivity, or speed-to-competence, or speed-to-actionable-insight, or speed-to-any-damn-thing-that-drives-measurable-business-value.

How Healthy is Your Learning Program? Protect the Physical and Mental Health of Your Learners With These Insights From Neuroscience

Speaker: Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo, LLC

In the past year and a half, many organizations have had to pivot their instruction infrastructure, seeking to keep learning alive by embracing online and virtual approaches. Join Margie Meacham, Chief Freedom Officer of Learningtogo, LLC, for this illuminating discussion on how to assess the health of your elearning program, to protect the physical and mental health of your learners.

How To Assess The Impact Of Training And Development On Employee And Organizational Performance

Dan Keckan

Assessing the impact of training and development on employee and organizational performance is key to effective training. In this article, I explain how to review the impact of training programs on both organizational and employee performance.

POINT-of-WORK:  Prescriptive Performance Support

Living in Learning

The result is the creation of Prescriptive Performance Support that is data-driven workflow instruction to the individual worker in the workflow and moment of need. Purpose-built Artificial Intelligence (AI) represents a bridge between high data volumes and actionable design attributes.

POINT-of-WORK ASSESSMENT:  Content & Resources

Living in Learning

Content & Resources the Knowledge Worker relies upon to optimize their individual performance at the task-centric and role-specific levels. Assessing attributes across critical Content & Resources overlaps directly with Workflows & Processes although is more specific to efficient accessibility and effective application at the Moment of Need at the Point-of-Work. Would you stop at assessing the toolbox and not include the tools inside?

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. You could use this assessment question in any tool, even using the built-in quizzing for many LMSs. e-Learning Instructional Design Storytelling & Scenarios assessment scenario-based learning

Agile Microlearning Explained

Personalized training is a powerful and effective approach that assesses an individual’s. further by continuously modifying the training plan to adapt to the performance of the learner. mechanics, learning mechanics and assessment mechanics—which.

The Adaptive Assessment Advantage

Magic EdTech

Assessments have always played an important role in the educational process. Teachers teach, learners learn, and assessments help measure whether or not learning objectives are being met. Our world is constantly changing, and the approach regarding assessments needs to change.

Training Needs Assessment Template


As we discussed in a previous blog , a training needs assessment is a method used by organizations to discover internal skill gaps and determine what training is needed to fill these gaps. Now let’s look a little deeper into a training needs assessment and discover how to create one.

The Lonely Training Needs Assessment

Learning Rebels

What is it about a training needs assessment that makes learning professionals panic? This where the outstanding book, Needs Assessments Basics , comes into the picture. Ifyou’ve lost the skill of asking questions, “Needs Assessment Basics” can helpyou. We can ask “what if” and “then what” and get to the bottom of the performance issues. Training Needs Assessment Book Giveaway. The post The Lonely Training Needs Assessment appeared first on Learning Rebels.

Success Factors For Serious Games in L&D

Dashe & Thomson

Performance Improvement Leadership Needs Assessment Performance Support Employee Training and Performance Remote Onboarding Learning and Development Training Approach Hybrid Workforce Serious GamesWhat are Serious Games?

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12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

the latest Performance Management Maturity Model. and Auto-Translation3 Give Your Video Content New Value4 Question Time: Make Assessments Interesting5 Customizable Themes: Great Design Made Easy6 Learning that Looks Great, No Matter. bored is to mix up your assessment.

POINT-of-WORK ASSESSMENT: Analytics & Impact

Living in Learning

We know where we need to go…our stakeholders have an idea of what they want from our efforts…but we need to establish a current state of performance measures to establish a “before” benchmark if we hope to provide evidence of improvement in future state outcomes in our “after” benchmarks at Levels 3 & 4. Analytics Data Analytics Learning Performance Ecosystem Performance analytics Point of Work Assessment #performanceanalytics #performanceoutcomes #pointofworkassessment

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 Types Of Online Assessments To Avoid In Performance Management Online Training

Dan Keckan

In this article I highlight 7 types of online assessments to avoid in performance management online training. Employee Performance Corporate Training Online Training Strategy Performance Management Performance Support

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

PA G E 1 0 3 Define the performance goals and. Define the performance goals and barriers. performance goals and any barriers that need to be. assessments, or any initial ideas for the solution. audience when assessing how well. performance goals. performance.

POINT-of-WORK ASSESSMENT:  Systems & Technology

Living in Learning

Accelerated Productivity Change Leadership Insight Curation Intentional Design Learning Performance Ecosystem Moment of Need Performance Support Point of Work Assessment Sustained Capability Workforce Capability #digitaltransformation #digitalperformancesupport #pointofwork #productivityacceleration

?POINT-OF-WORK ASSESSMENT: Environment & Culture

Living in Learning

Accelerated Productivity Learning Performance Ecosystem Point of Work Assessment point of work assessmentAt the top of my bucket list I’d like to facilitate a discussion in the deep carpet of the board room addressing an organization’s senior leadership and ask the “culture in two or three words question” with instructions to write the words on a sheet of paper…fold the sheet and hand to the person on their right…then go around the table and read them aloud.

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. Broadly speaking, there are two main kinds of assessments – formative and summative. Summative assessment. Multiple attempts for the same assessment are allowed. Formative assessments in e-learning.

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“Status Quomentum” – A Hidden Core Performance Restrainer

Living in Learning

If L&D does not assess Points-of-Work, who will? A Different Mission Change Leadership Point of Work Assessment Transformational Change #pointofworkassessment #workforcetransformation strategicrethinkStatus quomentum points to routine solutioning because of the training myth.

Driving Performance with a Self-Paced Learning Program

Infopro Learning

Rapid rates of change are transformational, but they can also often cause performance problems. Human performance is the key to successful transformation. Employees need to be equipped with the right set of knowledge and skills to fully contribute to organizational performance.

Approaching perfection

E-Learning Provocateur

I’ve previously contended that an assessment first philosophy renders the concept of a pass mark obsolete, but went on to state that such a radical idea is a story for another day. Mine is on performance. I’ve never understood the rationale of the 80% pass mark.

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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

AGILE Change Leadership Discovery & Consulting EPSS Learning Ecosystems Learning Readiness Assessment Performer Support Sustained Capability Technology EPS extended blend holistic discovery performance paradigm point of work sustainability

How to Conduct a Training Needs Assessment

Training Folks

How to Conduct a Training Needs Assessment. What is a Training Needs Assessment (TNA)? Not everybody is willing to invest time in conducting a needs assessment; however, the practice is critical for enhancing workplace performance.