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How to Create Effective Test Questions

CourseArc

Since online learning often separates teachers from learners across time and distance, we rely on evaluations – in the form of tests, quizzes and assessments – to judge each student’s successful comprehension of the content (and to judge how well the course designers presented their information). If every student answers a question correctly, does that mean your question is too easy, or is it a perfect example of an effective test question? Evaluation.

How to Measure Online Course Effectiveness

CourseArc

Instructional designers aim to provide the necessary content to accomplish these goals, but sometimes the delivery of a course or training isn’t very effective. Luckily, there’s a proven process that helps you measure the effectiveness of your courses and start to fix any problems in their delivery. This level seeks to evaluate whether your learners acquired the information, skills, and knowledge they were expecting to obtain.

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Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

” Perhaps this is a natural aspect of human nature to take the safe path rather than to explore uncharted territory to find better, more effective paths. Especially when performance expectations, deadlines, and budgets are set by others, it can be downright frightening to attempt something new with uncertain success. Haven’t we all abandoned proven and effective work styles for ineffective patterns of behavior when under stress?

Emergence of the Performance Catalyst

Tom Spiglanin

” Perhaps this is a natural aspect of human nature to take the safe path rather than to explore uncharted territory to find better, more effective paths. Especially when performance expectations, deadlines, and budgets are set by others, it can be downright frightening to attempt something new with uncertain success. Haven’t we all abandoned proven and effective work styles for ineffective patterns of behavior when under stress?

How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives

CourseArc

Scientists, economists, accountants, and mathematicians all have one thing in common: they all deal in “absolutes.” To be effectively measured, these objectives must be framed in terms of the ABCD guidelines proposed by educational psychologist and theorist Robert Mager to include: A = Audience. Image: “ Bullseye ” by Emilio Kuffer, via Flickr Creative Commons License.

How to Maximize Collaboration in Instructional Design

CourseArc

Each stage of the process, from analysis and design to development, testing, implementation, and evaluation, requires a different mindset, skills, and expertise. As instructional designers create eLearning courses, they must perform a variety of jobs to deliver the final product, including (but not limited to): Project Management. You can add users to the project based on the roles they will perform: Graphic Artists, Developers, Authors, Editors, etc.

9 Budget-Friendly Ways to Revamp Outdated Online Training Content

Infopro Learning

Here are 9 cost-effective ways to revamp outdated online training content as quickly as possible. De-cluttering your eLearning course design can give it a cost-effective makeover. Conduct Employee Surveys To Re-Evaluate Your Needs. If not, it may be time to carry out surveys, polls, and interviews to re-evaluate their needs. For instance, written permission from the original creator or a link that leads to the Creative Commons agreement.

I Believe in the Erosion of Hierarchies

Tom Spiglanin

In the last several articles , we focused on aspects of the changing workplace and also discussed behaviors that those of us in the learning and development (L&D) role can adopt to help improve our effectiveness. The hierarchy is commonly represented with the org chart, a two-dimensional block diagram showing the authoritative wiring of the organization. In some cases workers are trained to perform virtually all tasks required of the group with members working as a team.

Classic Learning Research in Practice – Avoid breaching Copyright

Adobe Captivate

If content creators want to protect their expressions with copyright then they will require a fixation in a tangible medium, that shows originality and is minimally creative. Copyright contains a bundle of Exclusive Rights that can be transferred to: Reproduce, Distribute Copies, Create Derivative work, Perform Publicly, Display Publicly. Fair use is evaluated on: Purpose, Nature, Amount and Effect on the Market (Did the owner perceive loss).

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

iPad (and iPhone) are Much More Useful Than I Expected I didn’t actually think that I would care about the iPad except as a tool for training and performance support in environments like retail and restaurants where it’s always been an issue having access to machines. See Failure of Creative Commons Licenses and Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning? Performance Support in 2015 What Makes an LMS Easy to Use?

Small Changes Make a Difference

Tom Spiglanin

Should we consider a performance support alternative? I find starting with past evaluations helps me identify the weakest points of legacy content and I meet with the team of experts armed with solid ways to improve those weaker parts. It took about two hours, and I learned enough that I’m confident I could now effect the repair in less than a third the time – I learned that much by just doing the task and meeting the challenges as they arose.

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Python's got legs!

Learning with 'e's

Actually, if you're a teacher who's interested in anything to do with critical thinking, creativity or logical reasoning you should definitely be interested. At each stage, students can check the viability of their coding by clicking on a self-checking tool 'Assess Your Performance' icon. The cartoons and graphics provide visual stimuli to show students the effects of their coding efforts.

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How to Choose the Right Sales Trainer

Mindflash

Today, as many as 60 percent of sales training companies ESR has evaluated have clients and tailored offerings for industries including, but not limited to, manufacturing, retail, transportation, pharmaceutical, professional services, financial services, and others. Remember please that effective sales training is not picking one subject for this year’s sales kickoff meeting and then another subject for next year’s. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user jennace.

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Three Ways to Speed Up Instructional Design

Mindflash

” Whatever you call it, it is a mindset in which everything you’re working on is constantly being evaluated and improved based on changes in environment or customer (or learner, in this case) feedback. Also be sure to check out some of the Thiagi books on performance, or check out some of their free interactive courses. What could be more effective than that? Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user alantankenghoe.

Nine Training Alternatives to ‘Correct’ and ‘Incorrect’

Mindflash

Even though it seems futile, this is one of the most common types of feedback we use in e-learning courses to respond to user actions and answers. If possible, allow for more interactivity so learners can try out the simulated software a bit to better understand how to perform a task. As the learning designer, you can present thoughtful questions that encourage learner reflection, self-evaluation and self-assessment.

All just a click away?

Learning with 'e's

Are we able to contextualise and critically evaluate knowledge if we find it online? Nicholas Carr is another critic of the Internet and its effect on learning. Others are more positive about the effects and influence of digital technology on learning. by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 Everything is just one click away. All knowledge, all learning, anything you want to know - can be found online.

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The big switch

Learning with 'e's

If you subscribe to a kind of pedagogy where you believe that facilitating learning is more effective than direct instruction, you will probably recognise the potential. The list goes on: Faceoff, All of Me, 13 Going On 30, The Hot Chick - all deal with the same issue of switching roles/bodies, and having to perform in very unfamiliar territory. Most teachers by now will be aware of the concept of the flipped classroom.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Wednesday, August 1, 2018, 9AM – 10AM PT: Mousify Your Organization’s Performance: Five Keys to Disney-Inspired Success Examine the five Walt Disney–inspired strategies for peak organizational performance—Purpose, Priorities, People, Platform, Process—and learn how Walt Disney applied each of them to his theme park business. performance strategies that deliver a single purpose-focused outcome. Describe how to make a program effective.

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Freinet and social media

Learning with 'e's

When I wrote Blogging with Freire , I was speculating on what that great Brazilian educator and theorist might have made of educational blogging - a concept he never knew, because he died before the Internet and social media came in to common use. Learning by asking questions is not only fun, it''s effective. All of these can be created by the team, and then posted up online for a audience to appreciate, evaluate and discuss.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Instructional Objectives -- How Some of them Work

Learning Visions

Brown Bag Learning follows subscription learning approach: Repeats key concepts over time: Spacing Enables you to get reminders and deepen your understanding Enables you to remember over time Learning News Big topic this week -- Neon Elephant Award to Robert Brinkerhoff for developing case success method evaluation of learning and his new book. responses in parens below) Hit us Hard (18%) Hurt a Little (50%) Not much effect (32?) Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Rubric for Online Instruction Chico State

Learning Visions

A rubric is a statement describing the quality of the learning outcome, or rather a way to evaluate the effectives of the teaching experience and the students comprehension or mastery. The Chico State rubric provides a way to assess the quality of the program; essentially a checklist to evaluate your program. I think the greatest value -- at least for me -- is that a rubric offers a very concrete and objective way to evaluate a project.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: ADDIE: Its a Process

Learning Visions

Tom says, (By instructional design, I mean a design model that typically prescribes elements such as learning objectives, presentation of information, practice with feedback, and evaluation that ties back to the objectives. A common one is ADDIE - Analysis-Design-Development-Implementation-Evaluation.) Most e-Learning vendors mention ADDIE or some form thereof on their websites as if it was a real science about creating effective learning.

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63 Great eLearning Posts and Hottest Topics for November 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Principles for Designing 3D Learning Environments - Kapp Notes , November 19, 2010In yesterday’s Train for Success in-world seminar, I was asked about the principles for effective design for 3D learning experiences, here is the list of principles that can be applied to make a 3D Learning Environment (3DLE) successful. Principles for Effectively Designing a 3D Learning Environment. One article on the site takes apart some common myths about video games. Creative Commons (16).

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Writing Less Objectionable Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

He suggests a list of potential outcomes with check boxes , effectively allowing the learner to create his or her own objectives. Why do we have one objective for multiple audiences (learners, developers, evaluators)? Will, Im curious to hear your thoughts on using some of these alternative forms for presenting objectives (be they focusing objectives or performance objectives). Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Brent Schlenker: Marketers and Game Developers Know More About Learning Than We Do!

Learning Visions

We bow to the will of the SME… Little room for creativity New technology gives us new tools. That’s where most creative talent in organizations go. Common Craft Videos Great at explaining. One other thing I'd point out - design skill and creativity are not mutually inclusive. But creativity != L2 is great for short term evaluation of the product, but falls short over time as a good measure.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Audio in eLearning: When Rough Around the Edges is Better

Learning Visions

My argument is that if the information is presented as 'real' conversation it is more believable, more engaging and ultimately more effective. This so rarely happens in the real world -- Evaluation?! Look at games like Mass Effect 2 as a perfect example. Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at th. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

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Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. And agreeing wholeheartedly with Paul Kearns; the evaluation took place in that the person taught benefited and the instruction spead. Learning needs to be focused on what the learner needs to know, and how they prefer to learn, and if it can be timed right too then it’s going to be even more effective.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. And agreeing wholeheartedly with Paul Kearns; the evaluation took place in that the person taught benefited and the instruction spead. Learning needs to be focused on what the learner needs to know, and how they prefer to learn, and if it can be timed right too then it’s going to be even more effective.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. And agreeing wholeheartedly with Paul Kearns; the evaluation took place in that the person taught benefited and the instruction spead. Learning needs to be focused on what the learner needs to know, and how they prefer to learn, and if it can be timed right too then it’s going to be even more effective.

Dust-up at Training Zone

Jay Cross

Not through the kind of elearning of the 1990s but via the explosion of online communities which effectively democratise the way we learn. And agreeing wholeheartedly with Paul Kearns; the evaluation took place in that the person taught benefited and the instruction spead. Learning needs to be focused on what the learner needs to know, and how they prefer to learn, and if it can be timed right too then it’s going to be even more effective.