How to Create Effective Test Questions

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Which Strategy Is Better: Frequent Quizzing or End-of-Milestone Quizzing?

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Image: “ Exam ” by AlbertoG via Flickr Creative Commons License. eLearning Tools Instructional Design Online Learning assessment best practices eLearning evaluation instructional design Pedagogy quiz testsHow Should You Design Your Online Course’s Assessments? Assessments are a critical component of eLearning courses, but is there a best practice for designing their frequency or depth?

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Confessions of an Instructional Designer

Learning Visions

Wednesday, February 28, 2007 Confessions of an Instructional Designer I failed Will Thalheimers Learning Research Quiz. Will just published the results of the Learning Research Quiz (2002-2007). It was a hard quiz. I took the quiz then immediately reviewed the feedback and results. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Spotlight: Elite Sport Performance Course

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I have decided to not use the Quiz features in this course, but instead adapt Quizzes for evaluation purposes. These photos are all open licensed Creative Commons images. In fact I’ve used Creative Commons images, videos and audio throughout the course. These are Open Educational Resources (OERs) and both the course and its accompanying textbook titled Secrets of Asian Sport Psychology are also licensed through Creative Commons as OERs.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: College Women on Gamers: They Giggle

Learning Visions

Friday, October 12, 2007 College Women on Gamers: They Giggle I came across this on Wired: Giggling Girls Fail Videogame-Related Quiz , in which college-aged women are asked a series of somewhat spoofy questions on games and gamers. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

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Supporting online learners

Learning with 'e's

There is a quiz and a range of activities. Supporting Online Learners by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

The Secret to Beating the Forgetting Curve

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This explains why you can read an article or watch a video and, if you get quizzed about it immediately afterward, you’ll score well… but if you don’t take that exact same quiz until ten days later, your score will often drop because you’ve already begun to forget some of that new information. Image of hourglass by Alexander Boden via Flickr Creative Commons License. Is it better to binge on new lessons, or to learn incrementally over time?

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How Reusable Learning Objects Can Help You Design Online Courses Faster

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These tools can be creatively reused to save time when designing eLearning lessons or creating editable course templates. By looking at the bigger picture during your course design and development phases, you’ll start to see opportunities to build RLOs that can be creatively re-used for multiple applications. While not all training materials work well as RLOs, the following elements can often be repurposed: Quiz and test formats.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions

ATD Learning Technologies

Learners can log into the system to find and register for available or assigned courses; administrators can assign courses and run reports on completion and quiz results. Common with higher education institutions, a MOOC has an instructor, includes beginning and end dates over a series of weeks, and all participants start together and go through the learning experience together. Common MOOC platforms include: Coursera. What is Creative Commons?

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

See Failure of Creative Commons Licenses and Creative Commons Use in For-Profit Company eLearning? Over the past few years, I spend part of December going back through my blog to recap a bit of what some of the key things I’ve learned over the course of the year. I’ve been doing this the past few years, for example: Learned about Learning in 2009. And every year I use this as a Big Question – see: Learning 2010.

How to Create eLearning Courses Quickly

LearningZen

If someone allows you to reuse that video it will provide you with an embed code via the Creative Common licensing agreement that can easily be added to any course and then you are able to quiz or have the student take an exam on the borrowed material making sure that knowledge transfer has taken place. Often times when we speak with prospective clients we occasionally receive questions about content. How do we get our content into an LMS system?

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Learning with 'e's

Promote creative writing using blog challenges such as #Blimage or #TwistedPair as visual prompts (the latter involves unlikely pairings of people to provoke imagination.

Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

YouTube now offers Creative Commons-licensed videos , which are automatically safe to use. If the content you’re interested in doesn’t come with a Creative Commons tag, it helps to know the fair use guidelines that allow the use of works without permission for teaching purposes. Camtasia built in quiz maker. Quiz feature in Camtasia 8. Quiz Feature in Camtasia 8. Guest post by Michael F. Ruffini, Ed.D.

Review: Adobe Spark

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Spark lets you search the internet for images with a creative commons licence which you can use for free. In the future it would be cool to see a few simple interactive elements added – like quiz questions. Adobe Spark is an online and mobile design app.

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Building a Middle School Flipped Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

I have been able to target my specific students and their specific needs as I create the videos and design the quiz questions. The featured image for this post is creative commons licensed ( BY-NC-SA ) flickr photo shared by ptrlx. This is a guest post by Adam Coulter Johnson, math teacher in Birmingham, Ala. for the quarterly newsletter, The Learning Lounge. I teach math, and it may come as a surprise that I am not a detail-oriented person.

Ten Ways to Use Video in the Classroom

TechSmith Camtasia

Gathering feedback on a quick embedded quiz can give insight and help identify areas of improvement for students. photo creative commons licensed ( BY ) flickr photo shared by thms.nl. It’s back-to-school season for most educators and this year, the TechSmith Education team is writing a series of blog posts with some ideas for the classroom. Today, we want to take a look at using video in the classroom.

Product Review: Microsoft Office Mix add-in for PowerPoint 2013

eLearning 24-7

Quizzes/Video Apps – Not sure why it lists video apps, since some of the apps weren’t video, but it does enable you to select from a variety of apps, the first four are Quiz apps. To create a quiz is really rather simple. Select the Quiz you want to use. . I used the Multiple Choice Quiz and it immediately went into the slide I was viewing. . . . With the quiz now added, I have several options including the ability to change the font size.

Online assessment: the student voice

Learning with 'e's

Teachers in schools are considering the extent to which common pedagogical methods can be adapted into online environments, or whether they need to be completely revised and reconceptualised. It is commonly built into online learning environments simply because it is relatively easy to do. Giving them a quiz or a matching task can be more engaging.

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Designing a PowerPoint Screencast Using Camtasia

TechSmith Camtasia

YouTube now offers Creative Commons-licensed videos, which are automatically safe to use. If the content you’re interested in doesn’t come with a Creative Commons tag, it helps to know that the fair use guidelines which allows the use of works without permission for teaching purposes. Camtasia built in quiz maker. These tutorials include: Introduction to Quizzing, Receiving and Reviewing Quiz Results and a Sample Quiz. Guest post by Michael F.

E-Learning 101: Straightforward Answers to Fundamental Questions—Part 2

ATD Learning Technologies

What is the most common e-learning development software? In October 2013, an eLearning Guild report showed the most common authoring tools were Adobe Captivate, TechSmith Camtasia, Articulate Storyline, Articulate Studio, and Trivantis Lectora, and those tools are still leaders in this market. I periodically put out an authoring tools comparison that shares my personal opinion on the differences between several of the most common tools: 2016 authoring tools comparison.

Our digital future 5: Artificial Intelligence

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IBM's Deep Blue and Watson are specialist technologies, but limited to one narrow activity, i.e. playing chess or winning TV quiz shows. Previous posts in the series 'Our Digital Future': 1: Gazing down the corridor 2: Smart clothing 3: The semantic web 4: Pervasive computing Our digital future 5: by Steve Wheeler was written in Plymouth, England and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Top Five Tips for Creating Training Quizzes

Mindflash

A five-question, true/false quiz at the end of sexual harassment training? Here’s an idea: How about instead of scheduling a quiz right at the end of a training seminar, you let your students sit on it for a few days, then quiz them two or three days later, and see what’s stuck. Or, just have the quiz first. Image used under Creative Commons by Flickr user Casey Serin.

The futures market

Learning with e's

Some were very concerned about the image of the conference exhibitor (they had already read my Upstairs downstairs blog post and knew who I was) and wished to quiz me on what I considered to be the needs of the learner right here, right now. The futures market by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 It was very refreshing to see the set up of LearnTEC in Karlsruhe, Germany this week.

eLearning Topics

Tony Karrer

130) Work Skills (26) PWLE (16) Flash Quiz (8) Knowledge Work (40) That's a pretty fair representation of topics that I talk about. Folksonomy (11) Knowledge (233) Off-shore (7) Leadership (44) Creative Commons (16) Back when we still had hope that folksonomy (tagging) would make sense of the flood of content. I've done a few posts in the past that take a look at the topics that are Hot Topics in Training.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Jane Bozarth: Better than Bullet Points

Learning Visions

It’s very easy to load content on slides – but it takes more creativity to move learner to actual understanding! Useful feedback in an online quiz Use feedback to help the learner learn. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0

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Sleepless in cyberspace

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Find out more about your own locus of control by completing this online quiz. Photo by Ben Andreas Harding Sleepless in cyberspace by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0 It was interesting to see that many of my students identified with some of the ''symptoms'' of computer dependency presented in the slideshow below.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Beginning Instructional Designers Toolkit

Learning Visions

Knowles, et al: The Adult Learner Other Good Resources: Clark Quinn The Seven Step Program for e-Learning Improvement (PDF whitepaper) Will Thalheimer Learning Show: Dont Forget Forgetting Will Thalheimer Learning Research Quiz Posted by Cammy Bean at 12:52 PM Labels: 30-minute masters , instructional design , resources 5comments: Cammy Bean said. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Pretesting: Why bother?

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Well, I recently took Will Thalheimers Original Learning Research Quiz which had me rethinking the whole point of prequestions/pretesting. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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Content as curriculum?

Learning with 'e's

It may impress your friends during a pub quiz, but it won't get you a job. After all, it is the ability to work in a team, problem solve on the fly, and apply creative solutions that will be the common currency in the world of future work. When will we begin to realise that all subjects have overlaps and commonalities, and children need to understand these overlaps to obtain a clear and full picture of their world.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Im Mrs. Dalloway

Learning Visions

Take the Book Quiz at the Blue Pyramid. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Tuesday, July 24, 2007 Im Mrs. Dalloway Im just back from vacation and still trying to make the transition back into work mode.

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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Currently Working On.

Learning Visions

Earn charms for a charm bracelet by successfully completing a little quiz in each room of the house. Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff. Friday, February 13, 2009 Currently Working On. A momentary pause in the madness.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

iPad Cornerstone OnDemand Plateau Saba Augmented Reality Cloud Computing Analytics Mobile Learning GeoLearning Performance Support Outsource Low Cost iPhone Learning Theory Creative Commons Facebook Portal Learn.com Leadership eLearning Strategy Knowledge Management Voiceover Obviously, the Cornerstone OnDemand is because of the IPO. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders. It's been fun working with them and has definitely added a new spark.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Objection to Learning Objectives

Learning Visions

165) Create a scenario showing the risk of what could happen if the learner doesnt learn the content -- and the benefits that will happen when she does Create a Game Quiz (p. 166) Instead of a traditional, boring assessment, create a game-like quiz. Wouldnt it be revealing to quiz learners 15 minutes into a learning experience with one question: List 3 of the x learning objectives listed at the beginning of class.

100+ Learning, Design & Technology Resources to Help You Get Sh*t Done

Mike Taylor

The Doodle Library – hundreds of unique hand-drawn SVG doodles – free to download, share and adapt under Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 link] — a Set of Common UI Elements With a Hand-Drawn, Sketchy Look. Brandquiz – Build a great looking quiz, calculator or survey in minutes to capture leads, collect feedback & activate your audience. Every week I include a few design resources and useful tools in my Learning, Design, and Technology newsletter.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: My Client is Addicted: Audio in eLearning

Learning Visions

My favorite request for audio from a client: "Can we have the background score of Who wants to be a Millionaire while the user is on a quiz page?" Cammy at Learning Solutions #ls2010 Audio Interview with Will Thalheimer on Common Des. Wendy Wickham This work by Cammy Bean is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

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