Technology Evaluation Checklist for Learning Professionals (Free Download)

Bottom-Line Performance

Bottom-Line Performance President Sharon Boller developed Technology Evaluation Checklist for herself to help the company make smarter technology adoption decisions. We needed away to objectively evaluate technologies and separate the good from the bad. After having some success using the checklist internally, Sharon presented on evaluating technologies with the checklist to the Central Indiana chapter of ASTD… and the responsive was positive. Evaluate.

Must-have skills for User Experience (UX) design in eLearning


Scan, scan, scan. Another important discovery in terms of UX design in eLearning is that learners will scan the content more than they will read it. Also, do not forget to: • Connect KPIs and performance evaluations directly with your eLearning solutions. This will provide a clear pathway to develop eLearning solutions with greater business impact. • Evaluate, evaluate and evaluate !


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Software Demo Tips: What Works? Ask an LMS Selection Consultant

Talented Learning

This “shortlisting” service is highly valuable because it frees buyers to focus on evaluating only a few highly qualified vendors, rather than trying to qualify the many vendors that might be worth evaluating. However, if a buyer is located in your vicinity, don’t hesitate to begin developing rapport and demonstrating value-add earlier in the evaluation process. How to evaluate the impact of a refreshed content strategy.

Is Your RFP Response On Point? Tips for Learning Systems Vendors

Talented Learning

You’ve been scanning inbound email messages for important updates when suddenly a new subject line catches your eye: “ Request for Proposal : LMS for ABC Corporation.” I know, because I’ve been on both sides of the evaluation table. You’re unceremoniously bumped from the evaluation process. ” “The deadline extension you requested pushed our evaluation schedule way off-track.”

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How do you build eLearning?

B Online Learning

Finally we need to review, evaluate and confirm that everyone is on the same page and in agreeance as to what is being built, before moving to the development phase. Therefore it is extremely important to have some sort of evaluation tool available to gather that information. When it comes to building eLearning, how do you do it? Do you just open up Articulate Storyline , have a look at the content that your SME has provided and then just start building it?

5 Key features of the new Adobe Captivate 2019

Adobe Captivate

Upon clicking the option, the tool generates a QR Code that can be scanned even using a mobile phone. Add a quiz or a knowledge check at specific areas in the video and evaluate the user performance by inserting overlay slides. The most sought-after authoring software, Adobe Captivate makes a great impression with its astonishing feature in its new release, Adobe Captivate 2019.

Adobe Captivate 2019 released – A Quick Review on All New Features

Adobe Captivate

Add quiz and knowledge check at specific areas in the video and evaluate the user performance. This could be done by generating a QR code in the Captivate 2019 smart authoring tool that you can scan using the QR scanner app in your mobile device. Overlay Slides: The traditional video might convey the right information, but doesn’t evaluate the learner performance.

5 keys for Section 508 Compliance and Web Accessibility

Web Courseworks

Even the tools specifically designed to determine compliance aren’t necessarily reliable when it comes to evaluating your efforts. Accessible PDFs: NASWA and DOL provided accessible versions of downloadable PDF with proper tags and readable text (no scanned text or images). For some instructional designers the accessibility standards of Section 508 of the Rehabilitation Act can become a source of confusion, frustration, and anxiety during eLearning course design.

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Learning Should Include all Stakeholders

Adobe Captivate

In a recent project, I undertook for a large furniture company I was asked to evaluate their training and how it was rolled out to employees. Also to evaluate the return on expectation(ROE) for the major stakeholders on the executive management team. Monthly and Quartley Evaluations. Train the manages as” Train The Trainer” to ensure they can roll out and evaluate the performance of employees. Making eLearning work by including all stakeholders.

Why Do Educational Institutions Need Online Proctoring?

Hurix Digital

The software includes biometric authentication such as ID scan, face scan and room scan on entry. Online proctoring enables the examiner to conduct, evaluate and assess examinations anywhere and anytime. What is online proctoring?

A New Way to Train Frontline Workers on Real-world Scenarios


ShowHow can help you workshop these scenarios to explore what happened, understand how it was delt with, and evaluate the knowledge that was gained.

A New Way to Train Frontline Workers on Real-world Scenarios


ShowHow can help you workshop these scenarios to explore what happened, understand how it was delt with, and evaluate the knowledge that was gained.

A BFSI LMS helps banks train employees with new technologies 

Creativ Technologies

How to evaluate a customer’s creditworthiness when there are so many applying for such cards all the time? AR has also been integrated into their current technology by another bank that can scan the debit card with the phone’s camera and hence get to know their bank balances on phone.

The Role of Artificial Intelligence in Learning and Development

Hurix Digital

AI can identify knowledge gaps and then automatically scan for the most appropriate content for the learner. Just like Google, AI can scan the internet, LMS, your proprietary content, and other sources to auto-suggest the most relevant content.

Best Practices for Online Course Design


Design courses to integrate with assistive technology — for example, most scanned documents aren’t compatible with assistive technology readers. Use multiple-choice quizzes instead of essay assessments, which are very hard to evaluate in an asynchronous learning environment. Instructional designers have many tools to make their courses more entertaining and engaging, like video, audio, image editing, interactivity, and more.

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Learning Professionals Leaders

Clark Quinn

She lists the tools and what you should know as: Wikis : How to edit, how to read, how to link to RSS Feeds : What are they, how do I read one, once I have a reader set up how do I scan info collecetd, how do I share info using one Blogs : How do I write one. How do I evaluate info from one. How do I scan, collect keywords, and rescan to crystallize ideas and information? On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses.

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Ten Online Training Do’s and Don’ts

eLearning Brothers

They scan! So, the challenge becomes, how do we make them scan the information that we want them to learn?? Everyone will scan bullets. Certify participants knowledge through scored tests and evaluations. There are many things to think about when creating an eLearning team and creating online training. This posts list 10 DOs and DON’Ts to consider when building your next team and course. It isn’t a complete list but it does cover the main bases.

Finding Tools

Bottom-Line Performance

An evaluation process, like the one she references, is critical. When Sharon and I were working on documenting our evaluation process, we had a recurring argu… discussion over the first step in the process. Is it best to start by scanning the horizon for new technologies, so that you could find ways to integrate them into your corporate learning?

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Adobe FrameMaker 10: Auto Spell Check

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  Once Auto Spell Check is activated, FrameMaker will scan the document and highlight spelling mistakes. While FrameMaker will not evaluate your grammar, it will flag other types of mistakes. by Barb Binder    I can't tell you how many times my Adobe FrameMaker students ask where the "red squiggles" are when we start the lessons on text editing.

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Session Notes: "Driving Impact with Learning Analytics" Jeff Grisenthwaite #TrainingMag

Learning Visions

Learning Intervention : post event evaluation from learner AND the instructor (the instructors can let you know if the right people are attending the course). Measure Impact : learner follow up evaluation (are they better at doing their job), manager follow up eval (get the manager''s perspective - has the learner''s performance changed), business metrics follow up eval. scan the data: -- review high level summary reports across all 2.

Learning Professionals Leaders

Tony Karrer

She lists the tools and what you should know as: Wikis : How to edit, how to read, how to link to RSS Feeds : What are they, how do I read one, once I have a reader set up how do I scan info collecetd, how do I share info using one Blogs : How do I write one. How do I evaluate info from one. How do I scan, collect keywords, and rescan to crystallize ideas and information? On this month's Big Question - Lead the Charge - we are already seeing some interesting responses.

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3 Steps to Chunking Your Online Course

DigitalChalk eLearning

Are your learners performing poorly on their course evaluations? Chunking is especially useful for material presented on the web because readers tend to scan for specific information on a web page rather than read the entire page. Are you seeing a decrease in grades across the board? If so, perhaps you should try a new eLearning technique – Content chunking. What is content chunking?

The Quiver & The Gun

Clark Quinn

With my TogetherLearn colleagues, we’ve been evaluating tools for a while, and we’re not happy with any one. Consequently, we’ve a quiver of tools we use for different purposes, and we’re continually scanning for one that feature either better integration, or a more elegant delivery of capabilities. (No, I’m not talking about weapons, or anthropological determination, sorry :).

Friday Finds: The Best of Learning, Design & Technology | August 7, 2020

Mike Taylor

And I can’t wait to scan the recordings to glean even more. Modern networking: Make things, write about ideas, and tell people what you’re working on. david_perell. I had a fantastic time being part of the amazing LearningCon this week.

How Mobile Devices Will Continue To Shape HR Departments in the Future?

Your Training Edge

As social media becomes an extension of people’s lives, HR has now extended their extensive evaluation process of applicants and employees through their own personal social profiles. The same study also noted that there will be an increase in the consumption of applications helpful for human resource staff in scanning more potential applicants as well as providing training solutions.

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Top 4 Tips For Adult Learning Theory You Need To Know

Roundtable Learning

Knowles’s theory also maps out four principles of adult learning: Adults need involvement in the plan and evaluation stages of their instruction. . For example, in this scenario, learners are tasked with scanning a customer’s items at the register and completing the sale.

Benefits of a Proactive Culture

Ed App

The organizations asses the business environment, scanning for trends and changes for the improvement of performance and contribution to success. Evaluating company performance is essential for progress and assessment of its productivity and efficiency. Proactivity versus reactivity is an ongoing battle in the workplace. The differences between the two cultures lie in the unique processes and approaches to work. .

10 Custom eLearning Courses: How Do They Rank?

eLearning Brothers

The brain scans and biological information are animated with excellent graphical design. Would love to see some immersive experiential elements like diagnosing or evaluating drug effects! Lately, I’ve seen some awesome custom eLearning courses and thought it would be helpful to show how I rank them. Feel free to rank your courses however you want.

Course management software for health and safety training providers

Arlo Training & Events Software

Keep record of all your certification and licensing information ready for an audit, including your scanned documents. Be sure to check it out and use it to evaluate the requirements of your own health and safety training business against the features of a training management system.

Needed Skills for New Media

Tony Karrer

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"Digital Mindset": What is it All About?

ID Reflections

Agility in this context encompasses the skill of being able to scan the landscape and ecosystem of one's domain of work, keep pace with what is happening at the edges, and evolve to remain relevant. I often refer to this sense-making model because it provides a simple yet powerful heuristic for evaluating where we stand in relation to other contexts.

Guest Blogger: Stephanie Evergreen-Solving Four Slidedeck-to-eLearning Problems

Kapp Notes

This means the audience has finished scanning the slide content and is on to perusing their Twitter feed before the presenter is finished reading the same set of bullets. Stephanie Evergreen is eLearning Initiatives Director at the American Evaluation Association and runs a data communications firm, Evergreen Evaluation.

De hoogste tijd voor een echte leerstrategie ?

Learning Wire

Crossknowledge heeft in dit kader een Corporate Learning Strategie (CLS) ontwikkeld – een ‘scan’ met 6 kerncomponenten voor een gezonde L&D-organisatie (zie kader). Doe na zes maanden nogmaals de CLS scan en vier jouw vooruitgang! Corporate Leerstrategie scan (Kader).

Free Sales Tools Reps Can’t Live Without


Datanyze (free version): Free Chrome extension for scanning websites to see the company’s revenue, employees, and technology providers. By making your demos clearer, more intelligible and more compelling, prospects can evaluate your offering faster.

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How To Teach Online - MOOC - Week 1

E-Learning Acupuncture

Anytime you start a new job, it’s a very unique time where you can re-evaluate yourself and start fresh. I am trying to grow my Personal Learning Network using my Twitter account (@elearn4u) so scanning the #tomooc tag on twitter will be a way for me to connect with like-minded individuals. The MOOC for How To Teach Online (#tomooc) has begun. Naturally, the 1st week’s activities are pretty general.

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5 Strategies for Remote Employee Onboarding


On top of that, filling out, printing, reading, and scanning employment agreements and other paperwork can quickly become a chore. Set-up a detailed evaluation process A detailed evaluation process is critical in remote employee onboarding.

How to Write Helpful Help Content with Michele Wiedemer

TechSmith Camtasia

There are ways to create effective help resources, and in this post, Michele Wiedemer shares her twenty years of knowledge for creating, evaluating, and improving your customer-facing help content. Users need to be able to find information quickly by scanning through the document.

What You Need to Know About eLearning Audio

JCA Solutions

They scan it. Or if you have already started, this can help you evaluate what you are doing now. You want to evaluate not just what you say but how to say it. Combine that with how we scan and don’t read and it leads to the conclusion that you should use less text, more audio. Using eLearning Audio Can Make or Break the Success of Your Learning. Let’s get this out right now. People who don’t value audio haven’t been paying attention.

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Learning culture

Ed App

The Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development (CIPD) April 2020 report (which is totally worth a skim/scan in its entirety) describes it as the way in which learning is fused into an organization.

How to author eLearning content

Epilogue Systems

This is crucial to improving post-training evaluations. Use bullets and numbered lists: Information presented in bullets and numbered lists are easy to scan (make sure these lists don’t include more than nine elements). Authoring eLearning content isn’t as simple as writing down steps and hoping your users can follow them. It’s also not about trying to sound smart.