When you’re delivering a course to a group of learners with vastly different knowledge levels or skill sets, one way to adapt the course content to their specific needs is by having them take a placement test before starting the course. That way, advanced learners can skip over the basic stuff they already know and get right into the advanced topics, and newbies can get the fundamentals they need before diving into more complex concepts.

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This Storyline 360 template includes five base questions and two tiebreaker questions. All that’s left to do is pop in your own content and you’ll be all set!

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Lucy Wood
James Washok

For one of my simulator technician training series (EPIC Avionics), we had to test the candidates prior to their entrance into the program. There were a series of questions covering various topics and the SMEs and I had a long conversation on tracking and passing. What we came up with was, the techs needed to answer ALL Level 3 questions, 4/6 Level 2 questions, and 5/10 Level 3 questions. That required creating and manipulating a set of variables for L1, L2, and L3 questions each with "points" assigned (L1=1, L2=2, and L3=3). Results were calculated using a raw score as well meeting the objectives of the L1, L2, and L3 question answering requirements. It was a lot of work, but in the end, it provided a nice assessment of the candidate's overall knowledge of the subject. In subsequent... Expand

James Washok
Allison LaMotte
Ian Bell
Yung Lu