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.

Start Alternative Learning the Right Way

KnowledgeCity

Every past broken, unfinished or discarded New Year’s resolution hangs in the back of your mind like nagging thunder, energizing you to really take on this goal—to make alternative learning methods your powerhouse for education and success. Make Alternative Learning Your Success Story.

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The Top 5 Best Bridge LMS Alternatives

Continu

Here are some comments from Bridge users and reasons to consider Bridge LMS alternatives. Now that you know some of the reasons to consider Bridge LMS alternatives, the next step is to make the right choice for your company. Bridge LMS alternatives to consider.

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?

12 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

investment if businesses are to enrich engagement. As a busy L&D professional, you want to spend more. are switching between devices, alternating between. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business.

The 10 Best MindTickle Alternatives

Continu

Here are a few of the cons and reasons to consider MindTickle Alternatives. Now that you know some of the challenges, here are 10 great MindTickle alternatives. The system is ideal for all sized businesses and is known as one of the most secure open-source CMS systems.

Alternatives to LMS: what, when and why?

Elucidat

But times change, business needs and user expectations change, and of course, technology changes too. The traditional solution is no longer the default answer in all situations, so let’s explore the LMS alternatives now available. When and why should you consider LMS alternatives?

LearnDash Alternative

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a LearnDash alternative? Of course, the road does not end there – after installing your LMS plugin, you’ll now have to handle the business side of things, as well. How do you handle system downtime, which could translate to lost business? This is where you need a premier all-in-one LMS platform , which takes all this technical burden off your shoulders by allowing you to focus on the business side of things.

Teachable Alternatives

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a Teachable alternative? For some edu-preneurs, this is the ideal route; having said that, if you are serious about scaling your business, perhaps you should think more critically about the potential challenges that you may face down the line, and ask yourself whether Teachable is adequate enough to handle your company’s growth requirements. Are you willing to adapt your business model to industry demands?

Moodle Alternatives

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a Moodle alternative? Is your business currently using Moodle to create your online courses? Perhaps your business is in the continuing education space; maybe you are administering employee training materials, or even training other businesses. And yet, this is simply the bare bones and ignores the additional cost, both in terms of time and money spent, that is necessary to fully build out the platform to your business’ particular requirements.

Alternative to the Kirkpatrick Model of Training Evaluation

LearnDash

This includes outcomes that you or your organization have determined to be good for business, good for the employees, or good for the bottom line. However, there are other methods that one could use as an alternative (or perhaps even in conjunction with) the Kirkpatrick model.

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. In this post I will describe the business needs that made it imperative for the client to make the transition, and why eFront was chosen.

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. Uncategorized business goals Employment job training learning & development time management

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).

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?

Funny business

E-Learning Provocateur

Do you find yourself going to too many meetings? Or to meetings that don’t really achieve anything? I know I do. Like many large organisations around the world, my employer is not immune to that most insidious of diseases: the ineffective meeting.

What Business Application Training Accomplishes

Gyrus

What Business Application Training Accomplishes. By instilling basic business skills courses within your program employees can quickly obtain the business skills they do not know they require to succeed in their roles.

10 Business Videos Ideas for Your Company

mysimpleshow

Let’s consider 10 business video ideas for your company: 1. This is the first and most important must-have business video! Frequently Asked Questions that are made into a short informative video is another great idea for a business video.

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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). And here is another that I recently made for my own business. The post Using video as an alternative to create learning content appeared first on Litmos.

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?

eLearning Business Alternatives - Good Discussion

Tony Karrer

Even Valerie in her defense seems to acknowledge that the trend is towards alternatives to courses and courseware. So, what do you do to take advantage of a move to alternatives? An interesting conversation is starting around this month's big question - ILT and Off-the-Shelf Vendors - What Should They Do?

Staff Education Challenges for Global Business

Your Training Edge

The age of Artificial Intelligence has arrived and while most of the businesses are focused on how it will affect their operations like R&D and manufacturing, only a few are wondering about the other crucial business areas such as learning & development (L&D).

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How to Build An Alternative Career in Education

Enable Education

In this article, we’ll explore 8 alternative teaching jobs outside the traditional classroom. Wouldn’t it be cool to help with career growth, updating skills, and shaping a culture of curiosity that drives business innovation? If your business is looking to improve the learning and development opportunities for your staff, reach out to see how we can save you time and improve productivity. Use your passion for teaching (without being a classroom teacher).

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?

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. In this post I will describe the business needs that made it imperative for the client to make the transition, and why eFront was chosen.

Alternatives to Second Life Continued

Kapp Notes

In my listing of Alternatives to Second Life , many packages were missed. The platform enables businesses to Generate leads, Sell product, Network, Conduct education and Enhance brand awareness via Private and Public virtual shows all in a 3D virtual world.

Does Employee Happiness Cause Business Success?

The Performance Improvement Blog

Employees who are engaged in their work, are satisfied, have a sense of wellbeing, have purpose, feel they are doing meaningful work, and have a belief that they can be successful in their jobs, are more likely to achieve positive business outcomes than employees who are unhappy in their work.

A Few More Alternatives to Second Life

Kapp Notes

The company deploys as a SaaS based web service to consumers and business customers. Click here to see more alternatives to Second Life. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide. With all the bad news in the virtual worlds space this week (read Not a Good Week for the Virtual World Space ), I wanted to point out that many healthy 3D virtual immersive environments still exist and more are coming on line daily.

An Alternative for Gen Y Networking-Phobics

Mindflash

Networking is ubiquitous in the business world, but it’s still a polarizing term (not sure about this? For some the term conjures up unpleasant images of sweaty palms, insincere smiles, bulging bundles of business cards and a generally shark-like atmosphere.

The Performance Paradigm: An Alternative Approach to Learning

CLO Magazine

To begin broadening the learning department’s impact on the business, CLOs can take a benchmarking approach to determine the current state of their performance and learning ecosystem — every company has one.

Why Businesses Should Veto Traditional Training

TOPYX LMS

What type of training model does your business use? There are several reasons for this, but the main one is that business owners are unaware that online training, or eLearning, is an excellent, up-to-date alternative to classroom-style training.

Alternatives to Second Life (continued, again)

Kapp Notes

Here is a companion post to two previous posts on the topic: Alternatives to Second Life Alternatives to Second Life Continued If you know of more, please feel free to add in the comments section.

Microsoft Project for the Thrifty Project Manager: 3 Free (or Almost-Free) Alternatives

Dashe & Thomson

For whatever reason, getting “just-as-good” alternatives is something of a hobby of mine. As with many of the business-software applications Microsoft produces, Project contains a whole bunch of nuanced features that are cool and add to the “neat” factor, but which the average training-project PM probably won’t need very often.

Still More Alternatives to Second Life: More 3D Worlds to Explore

Kapp Notes

Here are even a few more alternatives to Second Life for you to check out. EON Coliseum is an online multiuser solution that enables individuals and businesses to present and share their ideas, communicate complex concepts and collaborate in 3D.

How to Upskill Your Employees with Business Application Training

Hurix Digital

This is where business application training and other types of corporate training programs come into the picture. The Role of Business Application Training in Upskilling Employees. Alternatively, you can create your own in-house e-learning program.