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PowerPoint for Educators: How to Make Multiple-choice Quizzes with PowerPoint via VBA

PowerPoint is a multimedia courseware to create multimedia courses to enhance the classroom experience. Also, it is a great assessment tool to create quizzes. The VBA (Visual Basic for Applications) feature in PowerPoint gives educators an accessible way to easily create interactive multimedia quizzes. Here I will teach you how to create multiple-choice quizzes with VBA in PowerPoint for your courses with step-by-step illustrations.



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Added by William Peterson on September 1, 2009 at 9:36pm — No Comments

Liven up eLearning course to engage learners with funny quiz

Originated from: E-Learning Zone: Liven up eLearning course to engage learners with funny quiz



Making good eLearning courses is a developing art. As a trainer, your goal is to make the training memorable. As you design the course, you must design not only the "what" (or content), but also the "how" (the delivery mechanisms). Integrating funny quiz (like "Who Wants to Be a Millionaire") into…

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Added by William Peterson on June 8, 2009 at 1:00am — No Comments

Top 6 Quiz Makers - Easily Make Flash Quizzes

Originated from: E-Learing Zone - Top 6 Quiz Makers



There are tons of quiz makers on the market, search it on Google, you will find more. Most of them are online test makers, now I choose some popular desktop test makers, and list some useful data for each test makers. Hope this information could give you some direction to when choose the right test maker.…

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Added by William Peterson on May 14, 2009 at 5:35am — No Comments

Exam 2.0 - Make Exam Online and Get Results Automatically

Now that the New Year’s Day hangovers are a thing of the past, it’s time to trade in the warm sofa for cold, hard desks as the spring semester approaches. As technology is developing so fast last year, Web 2.0, E-Learning, Mobile Learning and collaborative learning are changing the way we live, learn and teach. As a teacher in 21st century, how do you take the new technology to your classroom becomes a popular problem, especially for the non-technical teachers.…





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Added by William Peterson on January 21, 2009 at 2:23am — No Comments

How Much Do You Know about Martin Luther King?

How much do you know about Martin Luther King, Js.? The following is a quiz about Martin Luther King, Js.’s life, click the following picture and go to test now!









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Added by William Peterson on January 19, 2009 at 4:25am — No Comments

3 Tips Help Online Training Far Away From Devils in 2009

We have all heard the claims that implementing eLearning and online training in corporation will significantly reduce the training costs and improve performance. But the fact is that eLearning projects rarely produce a significant Return On Investment (ROI).



Corporate University Xchange's Pillars of e-Learning Success indicated that nearly 75 percent of corporate learning professionals reducing education and training costs was their main driver for launching an e-learning… Continue

Added by William Peterson on January 13, 2009 at 3:59am — No Comments

Screencasting Software - Easily Make Stunning Demos

Screencasting software — for screen capture, editing, and publication of video files - has been used to market software products and website service, and to train people in the use of those products and service. Screencasting is a powerful tool for presentation; if screencating software can be properly used it will enable us to achieve many of our goals, such as making a software tutorial, creating a shot how-to video, and producing a… Continue

Added by William Peterson on December 30, 2008 at 6:39am — No Comments

Report Wisely: Make Sense of Your Online Assessment Results

To maximize the learning efforts of online tests in virtual classroom, teachers need quick insights of miscellaneous test results in a simple yet smart report.



September 25th, 2008 - More and more teachers are benefiting greatly from the simplicity and flexibility of online tests and exams to measure learning performances. Teachers would have obtained the value of assessment results for effective teaching and learning, with detailed test items and responses in an… Continue

Added by William Peterson on September 26, 2008 at 8:19pm — No Comments

More than Online Tests, Get Values from Your Assessment Results

To measure learning performance in a flexible approach, many instructors have successfully implemented online tests and exams with e-learning authoring tools. Theoretically instructors would obtain all test items and responses in detail, and generate analysis report of scoring statistics for effective teaching and learning. However, due to the lack of system-based tracking support or tech knowledge, most instructors are muddled by these enormous raw data of test results from participants.… Continue

Added by William Peterson on September 18, 2008 at 9:18pm — 1 Comment

Building E-Assessment: The Practical Guide to Online Quizzes in Moodle

Feedback on performance is a critical part of a learning environment and assessment is one of the most important activities in education. It seems like lately a lot of educators have been trying to make quizzes in Moodle, as a part of their online learning courses for effective practices.



For those of you that don't know Moodle, it is the best one of free, open source course management system (CMS) designed using sound pedagogical principles, to help educators create effective online… Continue

Added by William Peterson on August 19, 2008 at 2:16am — No Comments

Online Training Needs Assessments: How to Measure Learning Performance Effortlessly

For online training instructors, creating meaningful performance assessments for online training is a critical issue.



Nowadays, most online training instructors like to evaluate what learners learnt during the learning process through traditional summative evaluation. However, this assessment approach needs to be changed, as it only considers final learning outcomes without considering the learning process of learners. Actually, learning performance can be tracked by related… Continue

Added by William Peterson on August 18, 2008 at 11:38pm — No Comments

Presentation Veteran Insight: PowerPoint 2007 Review with Recommendations

Presentation Veteran Insight: PowerPoint 2007 Review with Recommendations



This essay just provides personal perspective on using PowerPoint 2007 as presentation tool and share the proven methods and techniques I've developed after the throughout year of facilitating PowerPoint 2007 presentations.



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Added by William Peterson on January 23, 2008 at 6:42pm — 1 Comment

Perfectionist's PowerPoint Tip: How to E-mail Your PowerPoint Presentations to Others Perfectly

It's so easy and too easy to make mistakes. You may need to know more about multiple ways to email your PowerPoint presentations, in the right version to play, with background music or movies included, and without any hassles.



You probably think emailing a PowerPoint presentation as easy as "just attach it". But sometimes, your recipients may complain that they can't view your presentations properly. Can't open, no sounds or totally deranged. What happened to this easy job?… Continue

Added by William Peterson on January 20, 2008 at 11:19pm — 1 Comment

How to insert Flash into PowerPoint 2007

How to insert Flash into PowerPoint 2007, and make it play automatically

How to embed Flash movie into PowerPoint 2007, and play automatically



Ensure the Flash Player is installed on your computer, and then please follow the stejps below:



1. Click Microsoft Office Button on the top left corner > click "PowerPoint Options" at the bottom of the panel > go to the "PowerPoint Options" window > click "Popular" on the… Continue

Added by William Peterson on October 18, 2007 at 7:45pm — No Comments

Top 6 Quiz Makers - Easily Make Flash Quizzes

Originated from: E-Learing Zone - Top 6 Quiz Makers



There are tons of quiz makers on the market, search it on Google, you will find more. Most of them are online test makers, now I choose some popular desktop test makers, and list some useful data for each test makers. Hope this information could give you some direction to when choose the right test maker.…

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Added by William Peterson on November 30, 1999 at 1:00pm — No Comments

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