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What are some free, open source, or low-cost authoring tools to create e-learning modules?

QuoDeck

If you can afford it though, Articulate and Captivate are spectacular for authoring. As an alternative, I would also like to invite you to try QuoDeck to create a mobile learning platform. You can use your existing PPTs, PDFs, and Videos to create the content and layer it with quizzes and games without requiring a separate authoring tool. When you think of creating eLearning, you are thinking of SCORM modules or a full platform.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

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. Kineo has recently worked on creating a classroom management add-on for a corporate client and has a fabulous Moodle reporting tool. If you want to do testing, use something that already links to a tool that feeds your Oracle or SAP behemoth. Moodle is an awesome tool.

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Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning

eFront

This post is a post of the series "Free e-Learning Resources" and I am going to talk about free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. So, let see the list of the free and open source text-to-speech tools for e-Learning. => No software to download or install.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Callidus Software acquired Learning Heroes and Learning Seat. Instead, these are precision tools, aimed at customers who are grappling with well-defined issues. Decreased new store/dealer onboarding costs. 8 Custom Learning Experiences Offer Flexible Alternatives.

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Giving Thanks for Built-in Templates

360 Training

If you have never used activity and game templates before, you might think that having templates available in your course authoring tool might make things “a little bit better”—but in reality, the net effect can be transformational both for you and for your students. With easy-to-use built-in tools, that barrier no longer exists. Shazia Wajid and the 360 Authoring Team. Strategies authoring business elearning ideas LCMS Shazia templates training

How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

Especially a reader base that’s fickle and low on attention span — school students. Pearson will now offer eBooks at an average cost of $40. Ditch the traditional printing approach and use an eBook publishing software.

2019 Talented Learning Awards: Corporate Extended Enterprise Systems

Talented Learning

Certainly, other learning software categories deserve awards, including employee talent management, compliance, academic ed tech, learning experience platforms, content management and authoring.

A Spring Treat: Connie Malamed's New "Visual Design Solutions"

bozarthzone

As a career-long government employee I’m always interested in low-cost solutions so appreciate Connie’s attention to the idea that good design is not necessarily about money or software.

Video’s Role in Your Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

It Cuts Costs. Video can help your organization save significantly on training costs. By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses. And with the proliferation of low-cost, professional-quality video technology, creating and editing video doesn’t require a huge investment of resources. The right video platform gives you tools to track how effective the videos are.

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Free L&D webinars for May 2020

Limestone Learning

We’re getting creative about how we communicate, sourcing new tools and strategies, and more than ever now, leveraging online learning. Increase the effectiveness of your coaching interactions in this webinar with Sophie Oberstein, the author of ATD’s 10 Steps to Successful Coaching.

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Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

It Cuts Costs. Video can help your organization save significantly on training costs. By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses.

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Avoiding the LMS Overkill

QuoDeck

“The world is full of people who will help you manufacture tornados in order to blow out a match” Shaun Hick, Author. Alternatively, you could create a course on a MOOC like Coursera or Udemy to host and share your content.

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Small Businesses: How to Get Started with E-Learning (Without Blowing Your Budget)

Mindflash

While it’s notable that the response pool was larger for the 2011 survey (and we’re all more cost-conscious these days), I still find it remarkable that E-Learning implementation costs are such a big (and growing) concern.

mylearningworx - a reflection on the launch event

Learning Rocks

There are a couple of players - Lynda.com is a video based elearning platform focusing largely on software and programming, and there are quite a few in languages (I even wrote about one, JapanesePod101.com for e.learning age some years ago - not much in that in itself but the editor of that magazine is one of the directors of mylearningworx!) Will I be authoring a course and selling it?

Seven Things I Learned This Year

Tony Karrer

Twitter is Much Better than I Thought for Learning I used to say during presentations that I wasn’t quite sure about twitter as a learning tool. During 2010, I’ve been ramping up my use of twitter as a learning tool. Text-to-Speech Examples Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing But what I learned from this was that it was a fantastic way to learn about a topic where I was interested but didn’t have the time to spend researching it.

8 Top Priorities For Your LMS Needs Assessment

Petra Mayer

Imagine going through a lengthy needs assessment, only to find out at the very end that an LMS is not what you need and that there are low cost alternatives that will do the job for you. An alternative may be a regular and scheduled data export and import into your sales system.

Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

The vast majority of businesses have embraced video as a marketing, training, and communication tool. The latest video marketing statistics from Wyzowl shows that 87% of businesses now use video as a marketing tool, up from 63% in 2017 and 81% in 2018.

Australian Online Training Best Practice Guide for Regulators and RTO’s

ENROLO

This white paper is intended to provide, policy writers, authors of units of competency, regulators and online training providers with integrity measures that must be in place to ensure the integrity of online learning outcomes. High integrity online training costs. In some cases this is leading to low cost and low quality, online learning outcomes as well as giving online training a poor reputation. High integrity online training costs.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

Before delving into the details of best open-source eLearning software and MOOC platforms, let me mention a few stats that would help you have a chuckle: To launch edX, Harvard and MIT invested a whopping $60 million. Many people perceive them as open source eLearning software , but the concept remains the same despite changing and swinging the meaning. Low cost. It was one of the top factors for introducing MOOCs as affordable alternatives.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

tools. Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. This has a dramatic impact on the Business of Learning and perceptions around value and cost. Articulate has a great tool set.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

tools. Strategies will move much slower than organizations who adopt easy to use tools and make tactical use of these tools. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? 6 - Greater Domination by Leading Tool Vendors - Captivate, Articulate, Lectora, Camtasia Captivate 4 is going to be a great tool. Articulate has a great tool set. It's going to be tough for me-too tools to push out these players in the corporate market.

eFront Contests

eFront

Create a theme for eFront embodying but no limited to: a consistent colour coded background, alternate layouts and a variety of font settings of your choice. Modules can integrate eFront with various third party software systems or extend its functionality.

My 2012 Enterprise mLearning Predictions Recap

mLearning Trends

I agree the HTML5 tools used for mobile development are improving with each and every quarter but it will take a year or more for these capabilities to begin to match the native experience.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

You'll get a simple introduction to the software—aimed at helping you get started making great eLearning content. What employees and employers agree is the biggest challenge when it comes to corporate learning tools and solutions.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

It should provide access to courses when those are relevant, resources/job aids, and eCommunity tools too. Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. Authoring Tool. Often paired with an LMS, this software is used to develop content for online learning and training programs.