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.

Understanding Image File Formats

Visual Lounge

But, which image file formats do you need? Other more advanced image editors (such as Adobe Photoshop) offer additional formats like.psd,psb,bmp,eps,raw, to name a few. The main difference between all of these image formats comes down to two things: compression and compatibility.

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Formatting Tips for Voice Over Scripts

Experiencing eLearning

A few formatting guidelines can make our scripts clearer and easier to use. This is part 2 in my series of posts on tips for creating voice over scripts. Formatting Tips. Table Format. Dialog Format. Table Format. Dialog Format.

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. All training formats have their advantages and disadvantages.

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Tips for Creating Scenario Based Learning

Origin Learning

These ‘scenarios’ or ‘situations’ are created to mimic typical, real experiences that a given employee would have on a day of his/her job. It requires that you follow a logical process to create effective and engaging scenarios. Choose your format.

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.

How to Start Creating Conversation-Driven eLearning

Experiencing eLearning

Several studies have found learners can remember information in a narrative format better than bullet points (for example, Glonek & King, as cited in Kapp, 2014). You’re still doing some instruction, after all, just in a different format.

Creating Engaging Content

Blue Sky eLearn

Bells and whistles will have little effect if you don’t first create engaging content. Passive formats lead to screen toggling and window minimization. The post Creating Engaging Content appeared first on Blue Sky eLearn. 5 proven ways to punch it up.

5 Video Formats for Effective Sales Training [Infographic]

CommLab India

Today, many companies are using videos to create highly effective training programs for their salespeople, rapidly, with minimum expenditure. Here is an infographic on the various video formats that can be used for sales training.

7 Technical Tips for Creating Video Lectures

eLearning Brothers

Create engaging educational videos with no hassle or specific training? Check out 7 tips for creating video lectures on how to put together text, visuals and audio for the ultimate video lecturing experience. Creating video lectures these days is a piece of cake.

Articulate Storyline: Formatting Responses in Descriptive Assessments

CommLab India

A default variable with the name TextEntry will be created automatically to store the value typed in the text field. I have created an essay type question here. Step 2: Create two variables (used to store the response after converting to lower case and upper case).

Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively – Part 2

CommLab India

Welcome to the final post of the two blog series, Blend Learning Formats to Train Your Medical Reps Effectively. Companies use a blend of instructor-led and technology-enabled learning formats to train their representatives on interacting with physicians.

Formatting Fantastic Course Descriptions and Learning Objectives

OpenSesame

Create great first impressions to increase sales and usage of your course by following this detailed guide below. . For a concise formatting overview, our guideline is attached below. . . You’ve invested in making a quality elearning course and you want learners to love it. Crafting the perfect descriptions and learning objectives will help you showcase your product to future learners. Don’t miss your chance to market it properly by lacking in writing skills.

Not All Micro-Learning is Created Equal

ej4 eLearning

” So where did the industry come up with the idea that a 60-to-90-second video would be a superior format for learning? Professionals have looked at the success of all kinds of video formats and lengths, including Super Bowl ads, crowd-funding videos, YouTube content, and more.

Tips for Creating Better ELearning

LearnDash

Truth is, creating effective elearning can all be traced back to one thing: learner engagement. Present the material in an structured format ( doing something like this may help ), and try to resist the temptation of information overload.

What It Takes to Have a Healthy Learning Environment in Your Organization

Origin Learning

Let’s take a look at the contemporary currency of the different formats of learning that are typically deployed at organizations: Instructor-led classroom training : This format is still viable, still effective and will endure.

5 Tips for Effective Feedback in Online Formative Assessments

CommLab India

It is a well-known fact that formative assessments play a key role in delivering effective online training. How can you create good formative assessments for your e-learning courses? 5 Best Practices of Providing Feedback in Online Formative Assessments.

Creating Effective Job Aids – Common Mistakes to avoid

Raptivity

L & D teams are now emphasizing on creating a coherent learning environment for their employees, by using job aids to complement the courses. Here are a few common mistakes that can, and should be avoided when creating job aids.

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Online Learning VS Traditional Formats: The Big 4 Benefits of eLearning

eFront

But how do traditional and online learning formats actually differ , and what can you expect from a transition to eLearning? This creates a self-paced learning environment. Learners should be able to navigate, evaluate and create information using a variety of technologies.

Two Software Tools for Creating Simulations

Kapp Notes

Here are two tools that can be used for creating effective and engaging simulations. This cross-platform format works with various LMS and courseware applications on the market today. Let me know of other tools. SimWriter. Screen Capture from SimWriter simulation creation software.

Translating The Language of Learning Creates Value For Everyone

InSync Training

After all, our particular expertise is in creating content that best addresses the subject matter. The audience environment and the learning objectives largely drive the formats we select, whether they are micro-learning, blended learning , or face-to-face learning.

Video Formatting for Online Learning

DigitalChalk eLearning

When putting your videos online, there are so many different format options to consider. Compressing and formatting your video recordings include resolution, bit rate, and frame rate. Format. We also created a list of pros and cons for online videos here.

The Future Role of Learning & Development

mLevel

They should do this by embedding this into their workforce development processes and creating mechanisms to fund this learning for the employee. Companies should leverage the great breadth of quality off-the-shelf training that is now readily and cost-effectively available, while letting their L&D teams focus on creating high-grade training that covers the areas that are truly unique to their company. I’ve just returned from the ASU GSV Summit this week in San Diego, CA.

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Microlearning Video on Shoestring – Script Formatting

Tom Spiglanin

I advocate using the standard screenplay format. There are many other elements of screenplay formatting that you can use in your video scripts, but I see these as the four you absolutely need for scripting short videos.

3 ways of creating video-based online learning: An e-learning perspective

G-Cube

Videos engage the cognitive processes of learners and promote constructivist learning – where the learners make sense of the learning material by creating a coherent mental representation of the same in their minds. There are many ways of creating a video-based learning module.

Create Animations That Are Good For Learning

The eLearning Coach

But how well do people learn from this format? You enjoy watching a good animation, right? Moving pictures are hard to resist. Possibly less than you might think. When compared to static graphics, animations get mixed reviews as an effective learning medium. But don’t be discouraged.

Webinar: How to Create Software Simulation Training in Storyline

eLearning Brothers

I am sure that many of you have been asked numerous times to create a course or courses teaching folks how to use a piece of software. So, last Thursday I led a webinar in which I went over how to create software simulation training in Storyline 2.

5 Easy Steps to Creating Interactive Simulations in Storyline 2

eLearning Brothers

For that reason, today, we’re going to provide five easy steps to help you create engaging, interactive simulations using Storyline 2. You can then choose one of the two pre-formatted ratios mentioned above, or you can create a custom size.

Strategies for Creating Simulations in e-Learning: Helping Learners to Apply More

G-Cube

Essentially, simulations are imitations of the real world – creating a virtual environment with the same characteristics and challenges as the real world. The format appeals to learners and provides an experiential way of learning.

Content Repurposing: Create Less and Promote More

G-Cube

Many people think of web content as interactive blogs and other relevant content, but increasingly online content developers also create audio and visual learning content as well. Re-created for Different Audiences. There are several ways to create new content from old.

PowerPoint 2010: Creating a Spinning Animation

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Have you ever tried to use PowerPoint to create a spinning animation (such as the ticking hands of a clock)? Ensure the duplicate graphic is selected and flip it vertically ( Drawing Tools Format > Rotate > Flip Vertically ). by AJ George.

Development Corner: Image Formats

I Came, I Saw, I Learned

Let's review the three most common image formats and why/when to use them. " It is one of the most popular formats used on the web and in eLearning. So if you are editing an image in Photoshop, always save it as the native format first, which is a PSD (Photoshop Document).

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5 Ways to Create Motivation Using eLearning Scenarios

eLearning Brothers

A branching scenario can work wonders to break up the monotony of the sequential format most courses follow. The post 5 Ways to Create Motivation Using eLearning Scenarios appeared first on eLearning Brothers. Scenarios are the proving ground of eLearning.

Snagit for Google Chrome Update – text formatting, annotation changes, and bug fixes

Visual Lounge

Today, we’ve updated our tools with lots of annotation goodness, including variable text size and text formatting, rotatable rectangle and ellipse tools, as well as some bug fixes. Text formatting updates in action.