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.

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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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.

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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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

5 Ways to Stop Training Content Overload

Bottom-Line Performance

In our Learning & Remembering Survey, first conducted in December 2014, 24% of respondents said that “content overload’ was a huge problem in their organizations. 38% more said that knowledge transfer and retention of content are their biggest challenges.

Repurposing Content for Your Training Programs

Mindflash

Repurposing content is an important way to deploy new content for your in-person or online training programs without having to start completely from scratch. Added bonus: You also have the luxury of knowing how the content has performed in the past! Prioritize Content.

Convert Captivate Quizzes to HTML5 Format

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

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.

Content SEO: Writing for Your Audience

KnowledgeCity

This short attention span means that as blog writers working for optimal content SEO, you must craft your writing to grab the reader’s attention immediately. Are they creating content strictly for search engines or for people? Understanding Content SEO. SEO Content Writing Tips.

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

The path toward better partner channel learning content

Docebo

Take a second to think about the type of learning content you provide for your reseller network. How does it stack up to your internal sales training content? The post The path toward better partner channel learning content appeared first on Docebo.

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

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

LMS Utility For Content Providers: Helping Content Companies Sell Better, Market Better

G-Cube

Within the plethora of organizations utilizing LMS for their training management needs, a large chunk of learning management system users are content companies which create and sell e-courses to other organizations.

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?

Is Content Curation the Future of Instructional Design?

Litmos

Even if you’re in a large Fortune 500 enterprise with the luxury of a Learning and Development department, do you really see content curation as part of curriculum design, management leadership development, onboarding, sales training, etc.? What Other Professions Curate Content?

Creating Digital Learning Content: Mobile-friendly E-books

CommLab India

Staying on with varying screen sizes, one of the major challenges in delivering good reading experiences on multiple devices is ensuring consistency in the appearance of the content. You need to be primarily guided by the format of the e-book when you choose a tool.

Repurpose Your Content: Make a Blog Video!

Visual Lounge

It can help you more easily capture your potential readers’ attention, and provide you with an additional piece of content for just a bit more effort. A vlog is a blog that is primarily delivered in video format. It can be used as it’s own, re-imagined, standalone piece of content.

Stimulating Learning with Content Variety

OpenSesame

IMPLICATIONS FOR LEARNING CONTENT. . To start, the most important thing we can do is to provide content that meets the learner’s needs. This content is not usually presented neatly, but the form matters less than the function as long as the course or content helps them learn what they need to know. . How can we maintain motivation and make the content naturally appealing? This underlines the need for variation in the presentation of learning content. .

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

In the past, many organizations wanted to teach their employees these skills themselves so that they could put their flavor and message around the content. Blogging Engagement Enterprise Events Learning Post Formats User Experience corporate training engagement enterprise learning learning mLevel trainingI’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA. The summit is THE event for Education Technology companies, practitioners, and investors.

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The Content or the LMS? Which Comes First?

Association eLearning

Without content the LMS is an empty cookie jar. Then again, content without an intuitive platform for delivery is a treasure hunt, often without a treasure map to guide you. Unfortunately, an LMS without content will not help provide education. You need both.

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.

Content Marketing 101

Visual Lounge

Over the last few years, content marketing has been hot on the lips of every marketer I know. The fact is, most of us know that “content is king” etc. cue groan reserved only for overused phrases), and yet many continue to use content as a quick ’n’ easy link bait strategy.

The Microlearning Myth: Why you need more than bite-sized content to drive learning success

Axonify

Micro content isn’t enough by itself. In fact, chunking learning topics into microlearning “bites” does nothing more than break the content down into smaller segments. Let’s say you’ve chunked a 1-day onboarding program (perhaps 5 hours of content) into microlearning chunks.

Tin Can API: A Must for Blended Learning

Origin Learning

Learning in the 21 st century has become all-pervasive, transcending physical boundaries of a classroom-and- instructor based format.

Custom eLearning: 4 Fundamental Ingredients to Set Your eLearning Content Development on Fire

Swift eLearning Services

They cook the dish of quality eLearning in all formats – custom eLearning, rapid eLearning, mobile learning or microlearning. Whichever may be the eLearning format, the core ingredients they use determine the learner’s appetite for learning.

The Importance of Infographics for Complex Learning Content

CommLab India

Presenting complex content in a simple way is nothing less than a nightmare for instructional designers. They often have to come up with new ideas to help learners understand complex content quickly. Showing such content in a normal tabular format might not be very effective.

Everything You Need To Know About Training Content Curation

TalentLMS

This is where training content curation comes into play. What is content curation? The current definition on content curation identifies it as looking for relevant content on a specific topic. What is curated content? How to curate content?