Alternatives to Facebook Groups

LearnDash

Recently one of the more common questions I have seen asked of us is whether there are any alternatives to using Facebook Groups for the community portion of an online course. It is a completely reasonable response for people to look for other options – fortunately there are a number of alternatives available worth considering. Before jumping into the popular alternatives I think it is important to recognize why it is so many people and business use Facebook Groups.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #11 Alternative Credentials

Your Training Edge

One of the biggest opportunities for MOOCs and other digital learning environments has been in the development of alternative credentials, which may turn out to be even better than traditional degrees at highlighting one’s knowledge and skills. Why do we need alternative credentials?

FREE Alternative to GoToMeeting

LearnDash

If you’re looking for an alternative to GoToMeeting, and perhaps some more interactivity built in for actually delivery classes, then you need to check out this open-source program: Big Blue Button.

FREE Alternative to Basecamp

LearnDash

If you aren’t interested in paying monthly fees just to have a way to communicate project status with your client, then there is a pretty great FREE alternative to Basecamp you have to check out: Project Panorama.

State of the Front-Line Manager

alternatives. State of the. Front-Line Manager Management and Supervisory Skills Development Contents 2 Contents. 6 The Next Step: Bridging the. Learning- Doing Gap Page 18 5 The Root of the. Issue Page 14 4 The unrealized.

Better Than Bullet Points: Alternative Text Slide Designs

Mike Taylor

Presentation Design Conference in New Orleans last week Kristina Heaps shared some real-world examples of converting bullet points into alternative formats that improve the comprehension and retention of the information presented. Grab a copy of these bullet point alternative slides here.

FREE Alternative to Snagit

LearnDash

This free alternative to Snagit is called Greenshot , and with it you can: Create full screenshots. Any instructional designer knows the importance of having a quality screen capture tool available at the click of a button.

FREE Alternative To SurveyMonkey

LearnDash

If you are looking for something that is robust like SurveyMonkey but doesn't carry the pricetag, then try the free alternative to SurveyMonkey: LimeSurvey.

FREE Alternative to Microsoft Project

LearnDash

Easy: use the free alternative to Microsoft Project – OpenProj ! For those of you who have used, or actively use, Microsoft Project, you know how awesome it is.

FREE Alternative to SharePoint

LearnDash

Gigabytes) of free storage with this free Microsoft SharePoint alternative: Microsoft SkyDrive. . Here is a great free resource for those of you who need to store, and share, large files.

FREE Alternative to Adobe Illustrator

LearnDash

If you want to play around a bit but don’t want to invest a large sum of money, then you should check out the best free alternative to Illustrator on the market: the open-source Illustrator “clone” called Inkscape.

FREE Alternative to Adobe Illustrator

LearnDash

If you want to play around a bit but don't want to invest a large sum of money, then you should check out the best free alternative to Illustrator on the market: the open-source Illustrator "clone" called Inkscape.

3 FREE Alternatives to Adobe Photoshop

LearnDash

Try these 3 FREE alternatives instead! If you don't have the time to read Photoshop tutorials and you just want to make your pictures look great (with effects, cleaning them up, or just altering their output file), then you'll find great use in one of these 3 Photoshop alternatives. .

Top 5 Free and Low-Cost Adobe Captivate 9 Alternatives

JoomlaLMS

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

ELC 047: The Action Mapping Alternative

The eLearning Coach

If you are frustrated with the limited models available for instructional design, then you’ll be interested in this conversation with Cathy Moore. She is the creator of Action Mapping, a model of training design that focuses on improving workplace performance. Podcasts

Alternative Exam Captivate 9

Adobe Captivate

I was recently tasked with creating alternative questions for an exam. Only after the learner fails the first exam are they suppose to be given the alternative questions as a retake exam. Uncategorized Alternative questions Captivate 9 Exam question poolI tried using a question pool, to branch off to a second question pool if they fail, but that didn’t work. Suggestions?

FREE Alternative to Adobe Captivate

LearnDash

Well, now you (almost) can with this free alternative to Adobe Captivate for e-Learning development. Wouldn’t it be great if you could get all of the functionality of Adobe Captivate without the hefty $700+ price tag?

Alternative to ADDIE –Scrum

Kapp Notes

An alternative, presented in only 7 minutes in the video below is to use the agile software development method known as Scrum. For a long, long time the ADDIE model has been held up as the “holy grail&# of the process to design instruction. Check out the video and see if this compressed method would work for your design needs. Image from Reaktor. Design

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Alternative Time Management Training

Mindflash

Therefore, there are alternative ways to view and understand this type of management and to create enhanced productivity and engagement in any organization. Time management is all about managing our behaviors, our work environments, and our focus.

Alternative to the Kirkpatrick Model of Training Evaluation

LearnDash

However, there are other methods that one could use as an alternative (or perhaps even in conjunction with) the Kirkpatrick model. If you have been in the elearning (or training) industry for any amount of time, then you are most likely aware of the Kirkpatrick model of learning evaluation.

How to Create Alternative Text for Images for Accessibility and SEO

Visual Lounge

Alternative text (also called “alt text”) helps ensure people who are blind or visually impaired, or who may have other physical or cognitive disabilities can access and understand visual content such as images, charts, and graphs. What is alternative text?

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate? How is Elucidat a good alternative to Storyline and Captivate? Test out an alternative to Articulate Storyline or Adobe Captivate. The post Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Is Elucidat an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate?

Elucidat

In this article, we explore Elucidat as an alternative to Articulate Storyline and Adobe Captivate – to help you decide if it’s time to make the move to cloud-based authoring. Why would you want an alternative to Storyline and Captivate?

Alternate Pedagogies and Experiences

Clark Quinn

In writing about mobile for higher education, other than meeting learner administrative and information needs, I obviously focused more on the formal learning roles mobile devices could facilitate. And one of the things that has been of interest to me is looking differently at pedagogies.

Outrageous alternatives

Learning with e's

What is the most outrageous alternative education scenario you could imagine? Are we running out of alternatives? Image source Outrageous alternatives by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

This FREE Alternative to Box.net Might Surprise You

LearnDash

In a small team where resources like SharePoint aren’t a viable option, there has to be an alternative to sending these huge files to one another. The good news is that there is an alternative to Box.net that has just hit the scene (well, sort of).

eFront as a SumTotal alternative

eFront

The client was using SumTotal as its backbone LMS and was in need of a comprehensive and efficient alternative solution. eFront, when compared to most “heavy”, “industrial” LMSs or open-source alternatives, looks fresh, modern and discrete.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. This From the Vault article was originally published in July 2016 on CLOmedia.com. Organizations worldwide have to develop their leaders with less time and money, and it’s not easy.

6 Alternative Ways To Demonstrate ROI From Your eLearning

eLearning Industry

Here are 6 alternative ways to approach this common challenge. How can you report on the ROI of your eLearning programs when it’s not as simple as an in-out financial calculation? Well, it’s important to take a step back and consider what’s most valuable to your organization. This post was first published on eLearning Industry. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Budget eLearning Cost eLearning ROI

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Using video as an alternative to create learning content

Litmos

People like watching people – it’s human nature (especially when the alternative is seeing bullet points or clip art on screen). The post Using video as an alternative to create learning content appeared first on Litmos.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Tags: leadership development The post There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development appeared first on Chief Learning Officer - CLO Media. Organizations worldwide have to develop their leaders with less time and money, and it’s not easy.

Alternatives for Dimdim

Jane Hart

Blog C4LPT Jane Hart Advice Workshops Social Learning Handbook Resources Contact Top 20 viral videos Prezi for your iPad Alternatives for Dimdim On January 9, 2011, in Uncategorized , by Jane Hart Now that Dimdim, the free web meeting/conferencing tool has been acquired by Salesforce and no new accounts are being accepted, I have been asked for suggestions for alternatives. Reply Tweets that mention Alternatives for Dimdim -- Topsy.com says: January 10, 2011 at 2:13 pm [.]

ALTernate reality

Learning with e's

This year's Association for Learning Technologies Annual Conference alternated between highs and lows, controversy and comfort. ALTernate reality by Steve Wheeler is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 3.0

Alternatives to Second Life Continued

Kapp Notes

In my listing of Alternatives to Second Life , many packages were missed. Here are two more. MPK20:Sun's Virtual Workplace "Wonderland" The MPK20 virtual world is also known as Wonderland.

Alternate Reality Games: a model for engagement?

Growth Engineering

Today, we’re looking at the wonderful world of Alternate Reality Games. What is an Alternate Reality Game? In an Alternate Reality Game, the purpose isn’t to craft a linear narrative. The post Alternate Reality Games: a model for engagement?

7 FlipSnack Alternatives for Publishing

DocTypes

Read more » The post 7 FlipSnack Alternatives for Publishing appeared first on DocTypes. FlipSnack is useful for creating flipbooks out of PDFs and from scratch using their online editor. However, free accounts can only create 3 publications, and each may only have 15 pages. To get unlimited publishing, you will need to choose a premium plan. An amazing free alterantive to create yout flipbooks is Yumpu. Visit Yumpu.com.

Alternatives to Second Life

Kapp Notes

Here is a list of alternatives to Second Life. Forterra Systems Inc. The company offers private, secure virtual worlds with tailored solutions based on industry and customer specific needs. The solutions are designed by Forterra to meet enterprise IT security and privacy needs. The flagship product of Forterra is OLIVEâ„¢ (On-Line Interactive Virtual Environment). OLIVE is an open, distributed client-server platform for building private virtual worlds.

6 Alternatives To Bullet Lists

The eLearning Coach

By sprinkling in alternatives to bullets here and there, your minimal use of bullets will be more effective. Here are six bullet alternatives you can create in a any graphics program or in PowerPoint. Alternative 1: Use text boxes. Alternative 2: Let icons do the talking.

Alternative Views of Blog Content

Tony Karrer

But it concerns me that Ken may be giving up on our mutual quest to figure out alternative views of blog content. I'm hoping there's still some interest and thoughts on what should emerge as alternative views of blog content. A great comment from Ken Allan on my post Free : My family listen to NZ Radio a lot. Current affairs progs are now all available, free, as podcasts (bits) on their site.