Welcome to Elsevier virtual training!
Developed by technical trainers along with Elsevier Peer Advisors, these videos and webinars allow you to learn at your own pace — anytime from anywhere.
Click the links below to choose a topic and make the most of your classroom experience.
Requesting a Sherpath Course
In this video, learn how to request Sherpath courses.
Sherpath Instructor Overview
Learn more about the basic features and functionality of Sherpath from the instructor perspective. This introductory video will help you get started utilizing Sherpath.
Setting up Your Course
An introduction to getting started on your Sherpath Course. This video covers setting course dates, arranging content, and making content available to students.
Introduction to Lessons
Lessons in Sherpath contain much of the learning content your students will encounter. In this video, you will learn how students navigate through lessons,
what types of content are in the lessons, and how students are assessed in the lesson.
Skills and Simulations
In this video, you will learn about two of the assignments available in your Sherpath course, Skills and Simulations. Yowill learn how these assignments work,
how to release them to your students, and how to view your studentsÕ progress.
Performance in Sherpath
This video explains how to access your Sherpath Performance page and how to track your students’ performance in your course.
Student View in Quiz Coach
This video will demonstrate the Quiz Coach feature in Sherpath from the student perspective. You will be able to view the options for quiz creation, see examples of feedback and
rationalizes provided, and student view of progress using this feature.
Using Data to Guide Classroom Lessons
In this webinar, you will learn how Sherpath can be a tool for implementing data driven instruction. We will explore various performance analytics within Sherpath
that will provide the data needed to recognize your students’ areas of weakness. Then we will identify several strategies for using Sherpath to address these weaknesses,
changing your lessons and assignments, based on the data.
How to Choose a Group Activity for your Class
This video explains how to select a Group Activity in Sherpath and release it to your students.
Using CS/PT/PR to Supplement Sherpath
This session details how to use the HESI non-proctored products in conjunction with Sherpath to reach every level of Bloom’s Taxonomy.
Demonstrating Sherpath and HESI products together in a way to help your students develop into task oriented problem solvers who use critical
thinking and become practice-ready clinicians is the emphasis.
Supporting Various Learning Styles
This webinar discusses using Sherpath to engage your students who exhibit one or a combination of the “VARK” (Visual, Auditory, Read/Write,
and Kinesthetic) learning styles. Each of the metacognitive devices in Sherpath will be identified and how to best use these devices to set
all students on a personalized learning path will be highlighted.
Supporting the "At-Risk" learner
This video discusses using Sherpath to identify & address the at-risk learner.
Putting all the Pieces Together
Explore how to use Sherpath to promote a blended/flipped classroom model to truly prepare your students for
class and create an active learning environment where students are engaged.
Creating an Exam Blueprint
This webinar discusses the importance of creating a test blueprint within Sherpath. According to the National Council of State Boards of Nursing and nursing education leaders, Diane Billings and Judith Halstead, the test blueprint guides students and educators in creating and preparing for nursing tests and exams, and ultimately the NCLEX Exam. Sherpath test blueprints guide students’ Quiz Coach sessions to focus on the most important information according to the test blueprint.
Planning & Implementing Sherpath Part 1
This video is Part 1 of a 4 part series focused on helping you walk through the steps of planning your Sherpath course using all available assets to their fullest potential. This video focuses on overall course set up and planning out your weekly module topics from an educator’s perspective.
Planning & Implementing Sherpath Part 2
This video is Part 2 of a 4 part series focused on helping you walk through the steps of planning your Sherpath course using all available assets to their fullest potential. This video reviews how to effectively prepare your students for class with a focus on Lessons from an educator’s perspective.
Planning & Implementing Sherpath Part 3
This video is Part 3 of a 4 part series focused on helping you walk through the steps of planning your Sherpath course using all available assets to their fullest potential. This video focuses on creating an active and engaged classroom and monitoring student progress from an educator’s perspective.
- Planning & Implementing Sherpath Part 4
- The Theory Behind Adaptive Learning
- Making the most of Test-Bank Questions
Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing Basics
Elsevier Adaptive Quizzing (EAQ) is a bank of high-level practice questions that allows students to advance at their own pace -
based on their performance - through multiple mastery levels. In this video, you will learn how to begin using EAQ in your classroom.
Elsevier Adaptive Learning Basics
Elsevier Adaptive Learning (EAL) is a uniquely personalized and interactive study tool that enables students to learn faster and
remember longer. It's constantly tracking student performance and adapting to deliver content precisely when it's needed.
In this video, you will how to begin using EAL with your students.
- Overview of the home page
- Mastery and Custom Quizzes
- Creating a Mastery Quiz
- Creating a Custom Quiz
- Editing Existing Quizzes
- Exam Progress and Ungraded Items
- Progress Dashboard
- Using Tabs on the Progress Dashboard
HESI Exam Administration
This video covers the process of setting up a HESI proctored exam and administering it to students.
HESI Faculty Access Video
This video explains the areas that are available under your HESI Faculty Access.
HESI Summary Analysis Video
This video explains how to access the Summary Analysis for your students' exams.
HESI Remediation Video
This video explains how to view your students' remediation activities.
HESI Report Builder Video
This video explains how to use the HESI Report Builder.
Finding Answers on the HESI Discussion Board
This webinar is an overview of the HESI Discussion Board, the discussion forum topics, as well as locating the HESI resources. The HESI Best Practices documented in explored and explained as well. Information for joining the HESI Discussion Board is included.
Using HESI Data for Program Evaluation and Accreditation
This video reviews the important points to consider when using your HESI data to evaluate your program.
Talking to Students about Their HESI Results
This video discusses how to successfully discuss HESI results with your students.
Student Success and Engagement with HESI
This video discusses how to get students engaged with HESI for successful outcomes.
NCLEX® Detailed Test Plan and HESI Testing: A Perfect Match!
In this webinar, you will learn how HESI and the NCLEX Test Blueprint are a perfect match. We will explore HESI reports and compare that to the Client Needs Categories for NCLEX. We will also identify specific examples of how the NCLEX Practice Analysis Activity Statements are reflected in HESI.
Utilizing Item Analysis on HESI Non-Proctored Products
This video discusses using item analysis for HESI Case Studies and Practice Tests.
A Focus on HESI Specialty Exams
This video focuses on the value of using HESI Specialty Exams.
Using Evidence to Improve NCLEX® Pass Rates
This video discusses the use of data analysis to improve NCLEX pass rates.
- HESI Case Studies & Practice Test
SimChart Instructor Resources
Grading a My Clinical Submission
Creating a new My Clinical Assignment
SimChart Basics Training & Implementation
This video discusses the basics of SimChart with a focus on Clinical assignments.
SimChart Intermediate Training & Implementation
This video discusses the use of Case Studies in SimChart.
SimChart Advanced Training & Implementation
This video discusses the creation and use of Simulations and Model EHRs in SimChart.
- Getting Started
- SimChart in the Classroom
- SimChart in Clinicals
- SimChart During Lecture
Evolve Platform - Course Tools
Requesting Instructor Resources in Evolve
This video explains the process of requesting instructor resources on Evolve.
Evolve Resources - Educator Perspective
This video is presented by Tim Bristol, PhD, RN, CNE. It covers the use of Evolve courses and resources from an implementation perspective.
Requesting a Unique Course in Evolve
This video explains the process of requesting your own unique course in which students can enroll.
Evolve Course Tools
This video covers the basics of using the course tools available inside instrutor-led courses. You will learn how to use the gradebook as well as how to arrange and create content.
Using the Evolve Gradebook
Submitting a Roster in Evolve
Accessing and Grading Submissions in Evolve
Adding Items to the Course Calendar in Evolve
Evolve Assessment Editor
This session focuses entirely on Assessments within the Evolve Platform. You will learn how to create custom quizzes, exams, and surveys. These will be built using the Question Bank, custom questions, and Question Pools. You will also learn how to customize the delivery settings, scoring and feedback settings, and how to view an Item Analysis of student submissions.
Hiding an Item in Your Course in Evolve
Moving an Item in Evolve
Accessing and Using ExamView
Test banks for most of our Elsevier textbooks are provided in ExamView format. ExamView is a quite of assessment software which allows you to access your test banks and build assessments for use outside of the Evolve website. This video covers the process of downloading and installing the ExamView Test Generator as well as the basic functionality of the application.
eBooks on Evolve
This video covers the process of redeeming, accessing and downloading eBooks on Evolve.
Registering for Evolve
This video covers the process of registering for an account on Evolve.
Sherpath on Blackboard
In this video, you will learn how to set up Sherpath in your Blackboard course.
Sherpath on Moodle
In this video, you will learn how to set up Sherpath in your Moodle course.
Sherpath on Canvas
In this video, you will learn how to set up Sherpath in your Canvas course.
Sherpath on D2L
In this video, you will learn how to set up Sherpath in your D2L course.
- Setting up Sherpath in Sakai