November 20th, 2014 E-Learning

You can find online courses in pretty much any industry today. From for-profit organizations to educational institutions, it seems everyone is using elearning in some form or another.

And naturally, whenever there is elearning, there are bound to be online quizzes.

At first glance, creating an online quiz seems straightforward. However, it doesn’t take long to realize that the entire process is more of an art than a science.

Given the nature of elearning, learners don’t have the opportunity to ask for further clarification if they don’t understand a question. As such, it becomes all that more important to ensure that your quiz questions are well thought-out, challenging, but also clear.

A quick Google search will show you that there is a lot of information out there on how to create effective quizzes for elearning courses. Some of which goes in quite a bit of detail, and the tips can be a bit vague.

If you’re looking for practical guidance, the following articles are a prefect place to start.

5 Useful Quiz Articles

5 Benefits of Online Quizzes – Skeptical about online quizzing? Here are a few of the benefits and why you should use them.

Simple Strategies for Better Quizzes – Quick tips on how you can improve your already existing quizzes, or any future quizzes you plan to make.

Easily Add Gamification to Your Quizzes – A great way to make quizzes a little “less boring”.

Why Multiple-Choice Only Quizzes Suck – Pretty self-explanatory 😉

Enhance Learning with Video Based Quizzes – Take your quizzes to another level with videos.

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