Top 5 Free and Low-Cost Adobe Captivate 9 Alternatives
SEPTEMBER 5, 2016
Adobe Captivate 9 carries the Adobe name, giving it instant recognition. Like all products, however, even from Adobe, its popularity relies on its usefulness. Adobe Captivate 9 boasts a wide range of features: Blog articles
Do Low-Cost, All-Inclusive LMS Packages Exist?
OCTOBER 15, 2015
An LMS that offers social learning, reporting tools, single signon options, ecommerce capabilities, mobile accessibility, and language localization is a complete package, and in some cases, costs a lot of money. Thankfully, Software as a Service (SaaS) LMSs are making these all inclusive packages available at unbelievably low costs. billion and grew by over 21% (in 2014).”.
LMS Low-Cost Webinars Hosted eCommerce Subscriptions
OCTOBER 13, 2011
They are early stage, so low-cost would be good. What’s hurting the LMS market 2010 LMS Products of the Year LMS Satisfaction Features and Barriers Low Cost LMS - Help Needed Why it’s hard to find an LMS LMS Spotlight: Topyx LMS vendors: R u hearing us? I was talking with a startup that has an existing audience and now want to provide a monthly subscription for access to training to this audience. They will only convert a portion of the audience to the new service. And it would be nice if it was a Rapid LMS. What would you recommend they research as possible options?
Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison
AUGUST 31, 2010
I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Evaluation Criteria For the specific need I was looking at, I was looking for the following out of a solution: Cost : Is the tool free or very-low cost to use? It has a free and a low-cost version. Classmarker Quia ProProfs Cost Free (some features require purchase) $24.95 - $49.95 Low cost. Trial periods wouldn’t count. Grading Yes.
Google+ Hangouts in Online Education: A Capable, Low-Cost Solution by Rebecca Bodrero
Learning Solutions Magazine
JULY 22, 2012
Google+ Hangouts is an accessible, capable, and low-cost alternative to other more established. Web- conferencing solutions. This service is deal for small group activities when group members are. geographically disparate. Learn how Hangouts worked effectively in one online graduate. environment and about ideas for additional applications for education and training.
eLearning eSeminar: Low Cost – High Quality Avatar Animation 4 Scenarios
JUNE 3, 2012
The eSeminar on Avatar Animation for eLearning with low to no cost tools is now available and of course free as always on demand. You’ll find the eSeminar here: [link] Creating scenario based training presents us with both a wonderful opportunity and a significant challenge when it comes to asset generation. In this eSeminar you’ll [.]. Conferences and events eLearning Suite eLearning this week Extending Captivate How do I. Adobe Captivate webinar Adobe eLearning Suite 2.5 Partridge rapid elearning rapid elearning authoring tools
Crowdsourcing Curriculum Development – The Low-Cost Option for Building Content within Organizations
NOVEMBER 21, 2014
Crowdsourcing capitalizes on this basic functionality of the internet so beautifully to tap into the knowledge and experience at a fraction of the cost that would be incurred otherwise. In either of the cases, diversified content and significant cost savings will make you think about it seriously. What is crowdsourcing? Now, it is possible for us to be together in the online space.
Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning Projects to Watch for 2012
DECEMBER 24, 2011
This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 Free and Open Source eLearning projects for 2012 that will help you implement a low cost eLearning solutions => Please leave a comment if you would like me to include another Free or Open Source eLearning project that needs to be mentioned! Enjoy! It helps you manage student, teacher databases and all other activities online.
Low Cost LMS - Help Needed
FEBRUARY 10, 2009
I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. Also, my guess is that looking at License costs is probably a bad idea here since quite often there are services, hosting, etc. costs that can exceed license costs. So, help on effective all-in low cost LMS solutions would be good. I'm hoping folks can chime in with suggestions and resources. I'll try to aggregate them together. Do you have any recommendations on which programs to consider? What would you suggest?
Low-cost LMSs with e-commerce
AUGUST 25, 2010
I had someone contact for advice on finding (really) low-cost LMSs with e-commerce capability. Tags: Uncategorized e-commerce LMS low-cost Can you help this small training group find a solution? Initially I mentioned Moodle for this small training group of three people but they had already determined it wasn’t going to fit their needs. Here are their needs: Hosted solution. Merchant interface. Easy administration. Ability to launch e-learning courses only (video). Basic reports on sales data. Ability to create quizzes. Crazy cheap. Classroom functionality.
Moodle Pros and Cons Update
JUNE 1, 2010
if teachers can look past the fact that there are a lot of choices, working with Moodle to build content is easy - Joseph Thibault ( MM - GC ) The Real Cost - Upside Learning wrote a good post highlighting some important factors to take into consideration before implementing Moodle. Tags: Moodle LMS eLearning Low Cost eLearning And anyone can edit via self registering.
Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?
JUNE 26, 2009
A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required. John -- by "bottled pilot" are you thinking more of a tactical implementation -- low point entry to LMS to test the waters? If you didn't spend a lot of time customizing, do you think the price of such a pilot would be low enough to make it worth a try? For free. (I’m Wrong.
Feedback is Essential in the L&D Process Playbook
FEBRUARY 7, 2017
It's often high value, actionable, and comes at a low cost of acquisition. Feedback is arguably the holy grail within the world of corporate training and development. Feedback can give you the opportunity to self correct quickly and effectively is you are not on the right course (whether with customers or partners). Corporate Training
The Elusive ROI for Learning Through Technology by Jack Phillips and Patti Phillips
Learning Solutions Magazine
FEBRUARY 2, 2014
Few would dispute the convenience, low cost, and high efficiency of eLearning. However, dozens of. ROI studies show the results, in terms of transfer to the job and impact on business results, are. usually less than facilitator-led versions. It does not have to be this way. Here is an analysis of the. Emerging Topics Management Measurement Professional Development Training Strategie
On-Demand Webinar: Seizing the Online Learning Revenue Opportunity
MAY 3, 2016
He also provided additional commentary on the current state of the eLearning market and how technology is driving innovation in new industries stating, "with learning technology moving to the cloud, you now have the ability to launch and pilot learning programs quickly and efficiently, and at low cost."
HCCS Announces Low-Cost LMS for Healthcare by Learning Solutions Staff
Learning Solutions Magazine
NOVEMBER 24, 2010
SimPL is a low-cost hosted Learning Management System (LMS) for delivering internally. developed and vendor-provided online training, distance learning, and e-Learning content.
Four Tips for High-quality, Not High-budget Videos: Make the Most of the Resources at Hand by Shane Lovellette
Learning Solutions Magazine
APRIL 10, 2016
It’s easy to create engaging, quality videos quickly and at low cost. Many instructional content creators believe that in order to create professional-quality videos, they need a large budget or movie-style production. This is not always the case. By cutting out effects and fancy transitions, you can rely on a few key tricks to produce informational and compelling videos. Here are some basics! Design & Development Tools Development Strategies Learning Media Training Strategies
Marc My Words: Five Reasons to Use Performance Support by Marc J. Rosenberg
Learning Solutions Magazine
JULY 8, 2013
Performance support—simple tools that guide and support people as they carry out tasks—is an effective, low-cost complement to instruction. Here are five quick points that you can use as the basis for your “elevator speech” that explains the concept to your colleagues and stakeholders, and three valuable resources that will help you implement the concept.
Invest in Your People Even with a Small Learning Budget
MARCH 20, 2017
Zucker, a partner at leadership development firm Next Step Partners, wrote that action learning projects, mentoring, job rotations and stretch assignments are low-cost ways to invest in employees’ professional growth. Whether it’s a nonprofit, start-up, small business or a large enterprise, no organization can afford to skip on learning and development for its people.
Lean times call for creative solutions
AUGUST 28, 2009
They also head outdoors for lower cost and healthier entertainment such as hiking. Implementing Moodle as an LMS or social networking as a tool for sharing knowledge still has a learning curve and costs associated with them. The folks on the project learned a lot along the way and at the end of the day we have quite a nice tool for a relatively low cost. However, you gain a cost effective and useful tool. Tags: LMS/LCMS LOL emerging trends and technologies learning design informal learning LMS low-cost learning solutions Moodle
3 Best Ways to Blend ILT with E-learning [Infographic]
JULY 15, 2016
Thus organizations will be able to deliver first-rate training to their staff at low cost. Organizations are spending a lot of money on training. But, in a rapidly changing business environment, Instructor-led Training (ILT) and e-learning separately may not satisfy the intricate learning needs of organizations. But, how can you blend ILT with e-learning? Share your thoughts.
No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week
FEBRUARY 1, 2017
This week, we learn how to get people to collaborate better, engage employees with social learning and the arts, and calculate turnover cost. How Much Does Employee Turnover Really Cost. You’ve probably read different estimates about the cost of turnover. At Pract.us, we’re dedicated to giving you the easiest way to implement effective, low-cost training.
Seven ways that video can transform learning at work
Clive on Learning
OCTOBER 31, 2014
Whereas once video cameras cost many hundreds, if not tens of thousands of pounds, they are now integrated for no additional cost in computers, stills cameras and mobile phones. And where once video editing could only be carried out by skilled engineers in elaborate editing suites, it can now be accomplished, often with equivalent production values, with free or low cost software on PCs and even mobile devices. This will be relatively costly, but there are plenty of situations in which this is money very well spent. Video is very much the medium of the moment.
Take a Good Look at the Future of Corporate Universities
FEBRUARY 2, 2017
They inject mass standardized learning content of their choice, at low cost, into their educational technology pipelines. Since the late 1980s, a number of corporate universities have formed around the world, many with considerable resources, professional teams and ultramodern campuses rivalling the best of the traditional universities. Comment below or email editor@CLOmedia.com.
Authoring Tools for Developing Simulation Based E-learning [Infographic]
AUGUST 22, 2016
Using rapid authoring tools, we can develop simulation-based e-learning courses quickly, at low costs. A simulation demonstrates the step-by-step execution of a software application and helps learners practice using it in a virtual environment. But choosing the right authoring tool might be challenging as there are several authoring tools in the market offering different features.
A Few Tools for Developing Simulations Based E-learning Courses [Infographic]
SEPTEMBER 19, 2016
Using these rapid authoring tools, we can develop simulation-based e-learning courses too quickly, at low costs. Selecting the right authoring tool will not only reduce the course development time but also the costs. With the use of rapid authoring tools, e-learning course development has become simpler. Hope you find it useful. eLearning Design simulation based elearning
Future technologies now
Learning with e's
JULY 8, 2016
The latest virtual reality headsets were enjoyed by many who were fascinated by how low cost headsets, combined with iPhones or Android phones could create such rich and immersive experiences. HTC Vive in action - Photo by Steve Wheeler At the JISC Connect More event held in Cheltenham recently, a number of futuristic technologies were on display for delegates to experience.
DIY Graphic Design Tips to Give Your eLearning a Visual Refresh
MAY 5, 2015
The good news is, with the variety of handy and often free or low cost tutorials, tips and tools to be found online, you don’t need to be a rocket scientist when it comes to design. It’s no secret that people do a great deal of learning through what they see. In this article we’ll look at easy ways to use basic design skills in order to create new graphics or enhance existing ones.
Surprising & Strange: State-Sponsored Online Training Programs You Never Thought Existed
SEPTEMBER 14, 2011
Online training courses have surged in popularity over the last few years due to their accessibility, efficiency, and low cost. So much so that even the government has turned to the Internet to offoer training programs to the masses. Let’s take a look at some of the strangest and surprising state-sponsored courses across the nation. Click image to enlarge).
Elements For Constructing Social Learning Environments
MARCH 10, 2010
While some of these tools cost money, the bulk of them are free. She covered the major tools that can be used to create a Social Learning Environment for free or at a low cost. Everyone’s been talking about Social Learning Environments (SLEs), the internet offers a plethora of tools that could become a part of a SLE. We can construct our very SLE using these free tools.
4 Ways to Make Our Ideas Stick
DECEMBER 29, 2016
One example of simplicity the authors gave is Southwest Airlines’ motto of being the low-cost airline. As I was preparing for the beginning of a new project, I considered different ways in which I could make the training successful. I thought back to some of the things I had read in the past, and one book came to mind, Made to Stick. It was written by Chip and Dan Heath back in 2007.
Photos + Movement = Photeo (Part 1 of 3) by Stephen Haskin and Megan Torrance
Learning Solutions Magazine
MARCH 4, 2012
This three-part series will show you how to use the low-cost photeo technique appropriately in. A photeo is a video-like experience that creates a sense of movement and emotion out of still. photographs, short video clips from other productions, music, and narration. Readers in North. America may be familiar with photeos from Ken Burns’ series on Public Television, “The Civil War.”.
Get the Benefits of Employee Training with Lower Costs
FEBRUARY 28, 2017
Formal training, which includes highly structured classes, courses, videos or games often come in expensive packages with high costs for development and instruction. And that high cost-to-benefit ratio may keep many businesses from developing any form of training. Informal learning combines low cost with strong results. Informal training keeps costs low.
6 Quick Voice-Over Tips
JUNE 18, 2015
To prevent these, install a low-cost microphone pop filter (they’re usually $5-10 at places like a Amazon) or a sponge ball style wind screen. #5. You want your eLearning audio to go smoothly, especially voice-overs. Using your voice properly is a skill in itself. Smile! Your listeners want to hear your enthusiasm. Don’t worry, you won’t sound overly cheerful.