Formative and Summative Assessments

CourseArc

There are two types of assessment — formative and summative. Formative. The goal of formative assessments is to provide students ongoing feedback during instruction. Summative assessments are used to determine if the student mastered the content objectives.

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Formative Assessments in E-Learning

Origin Learning

Broadly speaking, there are two main kinds of assessments – formative and summative. Formative assessments are more student centric as they focus on how students receive information instead of focusing on how trainers deliver it. Formative assessments in e-learning.

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How is mobile format of learning evolving?

Origin Learning

Data reveals that vertical screen (29%) has been overshadowed by the desire or preference to see and consume content by horizontal view (71%). Embedding videos, using animated content and giving innovative flavor to mobile learning courses can only enhance the experience of learning.

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Formative vs. Summative Assessment

LearnDash

Whether you are creating an elearning course or content for live training, there is a good chance that you will have some form of assessment mixed within the material. Most assessment strategies fall into one of two categories: formative or summative.

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5 Engaging Microlearning Formats to Empower Your Sales Force

CommLab India

In this blog, learn about the different formats of microlearning that are used to deliver content in a way that empowers sales reps and bootstraps knowledge retention.

ILT, Elearning, or MOOC? When to Use Common Training Formats

Your Training Edge

The point is that when many people, even in L&D departments, think about effective corporate training, they have one specific format in mind, and that format is usually either instructor-led training (ILT) or elearning. The training is light on content, but heavy on discussion.

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LMS: Content Development, Delivery, and Management

Your Training Edge

One of the most effective abilities of an LMS relates to your online learning content. Your LMS can help you not only to deliver and manage content, but also to develop it. First, content development can be an important part of your learning initiative.

eLearning Content in Nonlinear Formats Aids Personalization by Pamela S. Hogle

Learning Solutions Magazine

Offering eLearning content in nonlinear formats can drive engagement and harness the transformative power of eLearning. personalization. Design Strategies Instructional Design Learning Media

A framework for content curation

E-Learning Provocateur

It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. This content is new knowledge.

7-Steps to Creating an Effective E-learning Program Part 2: Convert and Create Content

Your Training Edge

You’ve taken the time to assess your content, learners, and overall system requirements. The next step is to understand how to build and deliver e-learning content. The conversion takes careful planning and adherence to some general standards on content.

A Framework For Content Curation

Learnnovators

It is with this in mind that I have started thinking about a model – or perhaps more accurately, a framework – for content curation. As a framework for content curation, however, I feel the heuristic doesn’t go far enough. This content is new knowledge.

Video Format Comparison - Flash Video Format - WMV Format - Quicktime - Real

Tony Karrer

I was recently asked what video format to use and particularly about the differences between the Flash Video Format (FLV) and Windows Media - WMV Format. Market Penetration The Flash player is installed on a higher percentage of end user computers than any other video format. And as more consumer sites continue to move to the Flash video format, it's even more likely that your audience will have an appropriate player.

Creating Engaging Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Bells and whistles will have little effect if you don’t first create engaging content. Identify what problems your target audience is trying to solve and design content as their solution super highway. Build that content bridge. 5 proven ways to punch it up.

Online Conference Formats

Tony Karrer

And likely the topic will partly decide what format we use. But I very much would like your help in brainstorming what else we might consider doing with the format? Browse eLearning ContentWe've just seen an interesting experience with Jay Cross having pulled together a 24 hour, worldwide discussion on the future of learning at Learn Trends. You can find some of the recordings here.

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How to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning Format

Practi

Best Practices to Convert Your Training Content into Mobile Learning . Once you have chosen a good project for mobile learning , and decided on content that will provide a win-win to the company and your target learners, it is important to make certain that your content is “mobile ready”. There are some simple steps you can take to make sure your learning content will support and encourage the type of self-paced approach that mobile learning offers.

5 Formats To Pack A Punch With Corporate Mobile Learning

eLearning Industry

With mobile learning, learners look for engaging assets that will help them access the content they need. In this article, we’ll look at the popular delivery formats used for corporate mobile learning. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Mobile Learning Corporate Training Free eLearning eBooks Mobile Learning Benefits Mobile Learning Design

Opening up #learning: Forms and formats

Learning with e's

Following on from my previous post , I was asked what was the difference between new forms of learning and new formats of learning. To address the question however, we initially need to put the question of dialogue with teachers and peers to one side and focus solely on content.

Increase Value By Cutting Your Content

Blue Sky eLearn

If you intend to deliver real value through online learning, you’ve got to cut your content. We think we’ve got to pack in the content, so we develop sliduments and deliver rapid-fire lectures with little (if any) discussion. No, that’s not a typo.

Compelling content requires some media chemistry

Clive on Learning

They're interested in the content, not the container. There is a limited range of elements which make up all media formats. Believe it or not, learning content is written for learners - everyone else just gets in the way. content development digital content instructional design

Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

According to Adobe, "With HTML5 Converter, you can easily convert Adobe Captivate generated SWF to HTML5 format and repurpose your countless hours of interactive trainings for mobile devices that do not support Flash content." In September, Adobe made the HTML5 Converter for Adobe Captivate available on Adobe Labs.

User Testing A.K.A. Formative Evaluation for eLearning

Web Courseworks

As a proponent of encouraging stakeholder involvement and the formal, formative evaluation of educational tools, I have been impressed with WADA’s approach to evaluation. Formative Evaluation of educational technology tools.

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9 Product Knowledge M-learning Delivery Formats for Sales Teams

CommLab India

Today, we will look at nine mobile-friendly technology-enabled learning delivery formats that are ideal to impart product sales training. He can listen to the product content very conveniently while on the move.

Content Repurposing: Create Less and Promote More

G-Cube

With the increasing popularity and demand for effective e-learning content, developing a fresh and well-researched piece of content every time can be a challenging task. Take a look at your old content and think of the ways how it can be updated with new developments and practices.

Direct vs Consultative Digital Content Development

B Online Learning

There is a multitude of ways to do a simple task, like measuring a piece of string, you would expect there to be an exponentially wider array of approaches to a more complex task, like developing a piece of digital learning content. Content source. Preparation of missing content.

Is E-learning Content Repurposing The Answer To Effective Use Of Available Resources?

G-Cube

With increased popularity of e-learning in the corporate world, it is a good idea to build in the scope of repurposing content, especially when creating custom e-learning content. These learning objects are then reused to create further learning content. Blog Content Repurposin

How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?

eFront

Cook raised an interesting question at the Instructional Design and eLearning Professionals' Group " How would you go about converting a face to face course to an eLearning format?" Several professionals in the Learning industry want to convert their f2f courses into an eLearning format.

Choosing Rapid Authoring Tools For An Engaging Mobile Content Delivery

G-Cube

Cloud-based learning uses efficient rapid authoring tools to develop content in an engaging way, thus taking content authoring one step ahead. Authoring tools in e-learning enable educators to incorporate media with online courses, to deliver engaging content through software.

Building an eLearning portfolio: what to include, formatting basics, and tips

LearnUpon

In this article, Christopher Pappas from eLearning Industry highlights 5 formatting basics, 5 elements you should include, and 3 tips that will help you to create an effective eLearning portfolio. Content Creation. 5 eLearning portfolio formatting basics.

Word of Caution About Using Micro-Content

LearnDash

Micro-content is on the rise and will continue to become one of the leading methodologies for course creation. It is no secret that I am a fan of micro-content. In some respects it has even influenced the way content is shared on this very blog. Have you heard?

How do you convert traditional training content to microlearning?

Axonify

I’m often asked the following question: “How do you convert traditional content to microlearning?” Well, not exactly … Before we get into the details, first, let’s revisit the definition of microlearning : Microlearning is an approach to training that delivers content in short, focused bites. Many people get hung up on the idea of “shorter” content and their instinct is to “chunk” existing courses into smaller modules. Content is transformed. Content is retired.

Formatting Fantastic Course Descriptions and Learning Objectives

OpenSesame

You should directly address the reader with either a question or statement that prepares them for the course content. Keeping objectives simple helps the learner understand exactly what they need to accomplish in order to be successful in the course content. For a concise formatting overview, our guideline is attached below. . . Left blogging Content Design Selling eLearning Courses culture; elearning eLearning Initatives

Converting Classroom Content into eLearning

CourseArc

While eLearning is quickly becoming the more preferred choice for advancing one’s knowledge and learning new skills – especially amongst millennials – not all course content currently exists online. Rationalize Content. Some ILT content may be irrelevant for online courses.

Leverage Content to Create ‘Sticky’ Learning Experiences

CLO Magazine

Marketers are proficient in using a content engagement cycle, a practice for deciding when to engage whom with what kind of content during the customer journey. ” It looks at content, which can be written matter, images or multimedia, as a business asset.

Using Content Distribution to Market E-Learning

LearnDash

Will content distribution platforms help you amplify your program, or distract from your own site? Have you ever considered writing an article about your e-learning course to a content distribution platform like Medium? If you’re wondering whether you should publish your latest article to a content distribution platform or on your own blog, here’s a few factors to consider. The con: losing control of your own content.

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Blurred lines between eLearning Content, Platforms and Customers

Rustici Software

We recently started a large project to update the content and modernize the user experience across SCORM.com , ExperienceAPI.com and RusticiSoftware.com. You’ll still have access to all of this great content, hopefully in a much improved, easier to digest format. CREATE content.

Enabling Instructional Designers - Using Raptivity for Content Visualization

Raptivity

Effective content visualization is one of the key elements of instructional design. On the development side, it lets instructional designers (IDs) present complex topics in formats that are appealing to the eye, and helpful enough to retain knowledge. IDs have various options to present content - diagrams, charts, graphs, illustrations, drawings, photographs, etc, but deciding on what to use and how exactly to use it, can be tricky.

Why should you use a content authoring tool?

MagicBox Blog

What are content authoring tools? Forefront of the eLearning frontier, the authoring tools helps trainers integrate a collection of media to create professional, interactive and engaging training content. Advantages of content authoring tools for eLearning.