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

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.

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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.

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

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. sound complex and potentially costly but. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

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.

Understanding Readium – Features, Architecture and Alternatives

Kitaboo

Readium ensures that their compatibility with the ePUB reading systems does not come at the cost of standards compliance. When Google announced its decision to disable the use of Readium , the need for an alternate solution to substitute Readium had arisen. What is Readium?

The Best Showpad Alternatives for Sales Training and Development

Continu

If you’re considering investing in a learning management system (LMS) or another sales enablement tool, it’s worth taking a look at some Showpad alternatives. Let’s talk about why Showpad isn’t the best choice for every company out there, then check out some of the alternatives.

Alternatives to LMS: what, when and why?

Elucidat

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? Here are some reasons why an LMS alternative could suit your learning ecosystem better.

LearnDash Alternative

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a LearnDash alternative? They pack a powerful punch, but not without the associated costs. The question ultimately becomes, “Do the benefits outweigh the costs?” Are you already or considering selling your online courses using a WordPress LMS plugin like LearnDash or LifterLMS ?

Teachable Alternatives

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a Teachable alternative? To Summarize why and when we are a good alternative to Teachable. No extra hidden costs for you. Are you currently using Teachable to sell and market your online content and courses? Relative to more robust platforms, such as Academy of Mine, Teachable is distilled down to the basic essentials, covering the necessities for any entrepreneur looking to make money online through his or her course offerings.

Moodle Alternatives

Academy of Mine

Are you looking for a Moodle alternative? 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. 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.

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. Most importantly, big LMS players are indifferent when it comes to such customization projects as they do not justify the cost. Cost of ownership.

FREE Alternative to Adobe Captivate

LearnDash

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

What Affects the Cost of eLearning Development?

Dashe & Thomson

As eLearning tools evolve, they continue to offer more functionality at a lower cost, making eLearning an increasingly attractive alternative – or complement – to traditional training methods. So, exactly, how much does eLearning cost? What variables affect that cost? Other factors can affect cost too, such as custom illustration, professional voice-over talent, and the number of review cycles during the development process.

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6 Alternative Ways To Demonstrate ROI From Your eLearning

eLearning Industry

Here are 6 alternative ways to approach this common challenge. Corporate eLearning Corporate eLearning Best Practices eLearning Budget eLearning Cost eLearning ROIHow 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.

How Much Does It Cost to Develop an Online Course?

learnWorlds

But, how much would it cost? But, how much does it cost to create one? Knowing all about the course creation and development costs upfront can help you come up with the right plan to create a course, and deciding on the best price tag for your courses. Business Costs.

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Developing Alternative, Non-Management “Guru” Tracks

Everwise

Alternative, Non-Management “Guru” Tracks. This is where specialized alternative tracks come into play. Alternative tracks are just that – an alternative to management roles. Many refer to specialist, alternative tracks as the “guru” track.

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. Action learning with a trained coach is a cost-effective approach that enables leaders to develop capabilities while working to solve urgent organizational or social problems.

There’s an Alternative to Leadership Development

CLO Magazine

But there’s an alternative. Action learning with a trained coach is a cost-effective approach that enables leaders to develop capabilities while working to solve urgent organizational or social problems.

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. Most importantly, big LMS players are indifferent when it comes to such customization projects as they do not justify the cost. Cost of ownership.

How a Low Cost LMS for CME Costs You More in the Long Run

EthosCE

When it comes to software, however, the difference is that a low cost LMS platform rarely offers the kind of value that you need to support your organization’s goals. As surprising as it is, many low cost LMS platforms offer little or no support to new clients.

A Few More Alternatives to Second Life

Kapp Notes

Venuegen is optimized to equip virtual presenters with communication capabilities that lower event costs and extend market reach. The mission of the company is to empower its customers to virtually and naturally share knowledge, interests and passions together unhindered by distance, time and impractical costs. Click here to see more alternatives to Second Life. __ Catalog of Recommended Books, Games and Gadgets Recommended Games and Gadgets Recommended Books Content Guide.

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

With what free time I have at work, I’ve lately been on a mission to find a project management suite that can reproduce the best features of Microsoft Project, add on others, and cost less than $30/month all-together. For whatever reason, getting “just-as-good” alternatives is something of a hobby of mine. Our job ultimately is to think of our clients’ money as if it’s our own, and from that perspective, it’s certainly worth my time to see what’s out there for limited-cost.

eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning Informal Learning Corporate eLearning eLearning Design Authoring Tools Rapid e-Learning Tools eLearning (e-Learning) e-Learning Software Blended e-Learning e-Learning Tools Learning Management Systems (LMS) e-Learning ROI and Metrics Search via eLearning Learning for first time visitors Thursday, September 10, 2009 eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology A reader sent a note asking my opinion on the vendor pricing in The Great eTrain Robbery?

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How eLearning Enables Cost Savings

Aktiv Mind

How eLearning Enables Cost Savings. Businesses and organizations are always looking for ways to cut costs and make the maximum use of their resources. To reach out to the largest audiences, businesses must produce the finest, while keeping costs as low as possible. Conveyance from the office to the institute requires fuel costs, TADAs, and invaluable employee time. In addition to this, the cost of enabling the training isn’t low too.

3 Alternatives to a Traditional College Education for Today’s Learners

BenchPrep

New data from the federal government shows that college completion rates are falling due to high costs, part-time programs, and certificate-granting programs. School is out for summer. For high school graduates, the question of whether or not to continue on with higher education or to enter the workforce is becoming an increasingly prevalent decision.

E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 2

eFront

In the previous post we discussed how e-learning course creators can plan and manage their costs (or budget, if you prefer the fancier term). However, cost itself, is just one element of the cost-size-time triad, and when one changes, the other two change as well (e.g.

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Design Principles for UnConference – Alternate Reality

Learning Cafe

While the high Australian dollar takes some blame, we cannot escape the reality that products and services can produced at a lower costs overseas. This trend is likely to continue till we can our products and services can justify for our higher cost base i.e Cost effective professional development event - This learning event is a cost effective professional development day for L&D professionals.

Is Your LMS License Model Misaligned? How to Avoid Costly Mistakes

Talented Learning

An LMS license model depends on two key elements: 1) How a vendor calculates usage and 2) The related costs for that level of usage. The cost remains the same for each active learner whether she interacts once or a thousand times. Compare terms carefully with traditional alternatives.

Text-to-Speech Costs – Licensing and Pricing

Tony Karrer

Text-to-Speech Examples In this post, we will look more closely at costs of Text-to-Speech and issues around TTS Voice Licensing and Pricing. The subject of TTS voice licensing and pricing is important because it helps e-learning practitioners understand which TTS tools they are legally allowed to use for their specific applications as well as letting them estimate the costs and pricing models of using these TTS tools.

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

There are many SaaS learning management systems out there that can provide a scalable and affordable solution for companies with less than 500 employees that provide a much better alternative to free systems like Moodle. If you’re a small business looking for an online training solution, you probably already do some training already and are looking for a more efficient, cost-effective, and consistent way to deliver training to your workforce. Why an LMS IS worth the cost.

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

QuoDeck

As an alternative, I would also like to invite you to try QuoDeck to create a mobile learning platform. When you think of creating eLearning, you are thinking of SCORM modules or a full platform. If you are thinking of Scorm creation, I would recommend building on PowerPoint and using an add-in to convert to basic SCORM. If you can afford it though, Articulate and Captivate are spectacular for authoring.