How to Make Sure Your Course Meets Its Learning Objectives

Scientists, economists, accountants, and mathematicians all have one thing in common: they all deal in “absolutes.”  They follow rules, theories, or laws governing the objectives […]

Tips for Adapting an In-Person Course to an Online Course

If you have designed and administered successful in-person, Instructor-Led Training (ILT) modules, you may want to convert those classes into online courses to reach a […]

My yearly post dedicated to all students and teachers that have...

My yearly post dedicated to all students and teachers that have to endure standaridzed testing. Tom Chapin’s now famous song “Not on the Test.” Not […]

How to Create Effective Test Questions

Since online learning often separates teachers from learners across time and distance, we rely on evaluations – in the form of tests, quizzes and assessments […]

Is this going to be on the test?

Exploring how the decisions instructors make when crafting exams impact students Last week, our Evidence-Based Teaching Seminar series welcomed Christian Wright, PhD. Christian shared his […]

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

How 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 […]

Providing Feedback on Quiz Questions -- Yes or No?

I was asked today the following question from a learning professional in a large company: It will come as no surprise that we create a […]

What I really think about assessment…

Every Sunday morning I get up super early in order to read educational articles and write the script for Monday's Wilson Waffling Live show. The […]

It's Time to Decide What's Next in Ed

Stanley Howe CC License Over the last decade, education has developed a dual personality. One is the high stakes assessment driven culture that focuses on a […]

How To Ensure Your Students Score On Standardized Tests

Why some students find Standardized tests easy, while others label them hard? How about your class? Do your students find standardized tests confusing, or do […]

Google Forms a Magical Tool

Imagine a student who does poorly on assessments all of sudden turning it around. Could it be possible for this child to receive 100% all the time? […]

8 Elements of Writing Strong Questions for a Test

What are “strong questions”? Strong questions are the test questions that provoke recall and active synthesis of learning objectives. Not all eLearning developers are good […]

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