Category Archives: Аптечка e-learning специалиста

A Good Test vs a Bad Test, or How NOT to Make a Knowledge Assessment Test

It is difficult to make a good knowledge assessment test. I faced this problem back in 2003. We started a distance learning system (DLS) at Vinnytsia National Technical University and began to accumulate a database of tests for various courses. It is impossible to say that all of them were perfect. All teachers, including experienced ones, made mistakes that turned the tests ineffective.

Later, we created our learning platform – Collaborator. This is an LMS for business. And now, when it serves more than fifty companies in Ukraine, I again see similar errors in test questions.
It might seem that making a good test is impossible without solid methodological skills and pedagogical experience. But in fact, common sense, a little time and some simple tricks are enough to receive a good result. I’ll tell you about them.

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How to Create Viral Education: 8 Tips for E-Learning Professionals

The trick in creating viral educational content is to break the rules: abandon traditional teaching methods and replace them with new approaches.

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How to Organize Onboarding of Employees Using LMS

Have you ever wondered what kind of impression your company leaves on newcomers on the grounds of its adaptation program? The first impression is the most important one. It is this
impression that defines whether the new employee will become part of your team or leave after a week of probation.

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From Word to HTML. How to Make a Document Well Convertible to HTML

The good news

LMS Collaborator can create training resources from a finalized MS Word document. All you need to do is to download the file of the DOCX format, and the system will offer to convert it to a resource of the “Page” type. This significantly saves time for resource authors.

Procedure:

  1. Create a new resource of the “File” type.
  2. Download the document.
  3. After loading, the system will offer to “Convert the file to Resource Page? You need to agree.
  4. Save and view the result.

The result come as a single page HTML resource, which loads quickly and has every chance of being perfectly displayed on any device – from desktop to mobile phone.

LMS Collaborator can create training resources from a finalized MS Word document.

LMS Collaborator can create training resources from a finalized MS Word document.

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