5 Tips for Effective Feedback in Online Formative Assessments

5 Tips for Effective Feedback in Online Formative Assessments

It is a well-known fact that formative assessments play a key role in delivering effective online training. These assessments help learners check their comprehension of the subject and reinforce their learning.

How can you create good formative assessments for your e-learning courses? Well, among the various aspects you need to consider, providing feedback is inarguably the most important. Today, we will look at 5 best practices of providing effective feedback in a web-based assessment.

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Why You Should Develop Online Assessments Before the Learning Content

Why You Should Develop Online Assessments Before the Learning Content

Harry is the product sales manager of a large insurance company. Recently, his organization had developed an online course on its new annuity policy, which was highly interactive and engaging. Harry expected the course to be a resounding success. But, to his dismay, the course was a big failure. A distraught Harry began analyzing the causes for failure and soon found the culprit – poor alignment of the course with its learning objectives.

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4 Ways Assessments Can Measure Learning Effectiveness

4 Ways Assessments Can Measure Learning Effectiveness

Organizations spend their efforts, time, and finances on training employees. However, do they really know the outcome of their training initiatives? In an organization’s context, learning effectiveness is measuring how learning translates into work and productivity, and thereby, growth in the business. Assessments are one of the best ways to measure the learning outcomes of online training and ILT sessions.

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3 Best Practices of Designing E-learning Assessments

3 Best Practices of Designing E-learning Assessments

Good assessments play a key role in the making of an effective e-learning course. They go a long way in evaluating the learner’s ability to transfer the knowledge gained to the workplace. So, how can you evaluate your online learners effectively? What does it take to design a good e-learning assessment? Well, you need to focus on 3 important aspects.

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5 Gamified Assessments for Your E-learning Course – An Infographic

It is well-known that effective assessments in your online courses go a long way in measuring the progress of your learners. But, how can you design good assessments that do not stress the learner and are fun-filled? Well, a good option is to gamify your assessments.

Here is an info-graphic that shows how 5 popular games were used in the creation of effective eLearning assessments.

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Developing Growth Mindset: Lessons for E-learning & Training Managers

Developing Growth Mindset:  Lessons for E-learning & Training Managers

“You really can’t be a good manager if you don’t have a growth mindset.”

- Dr. Carol Dweck, Lewis and Virginia Eaton Professor, Stanford University and author of Mindset- the new psychology of success

Providing feedback is an important component of summative or formative assessments in an eLearning course. As an eLearning developer or training manager, the onus of motivating employees and peers to augment their skills and knowledge lies with them. So, what do eLearning and training managers learn from Dr. Carol Dweck, who suggests that managers have “Growth Mindset”?

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