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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. 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? Can I, um, have your attention, please?

Why MOOCs? Why Now?

Your Training Edge

If you’ve been paying attention to the MOOC news over the past year or so, you’ve undoubtedly heard at least one (and probably all) of these proclamations. Institutions and organizations are spending a lot of money on education, but in terms of job skills, they are seeing very little ROI. MOOCs offer a way to decrease costs and (when done well) also improve learning. The biggest skills gap is yet to come. “MOOCs will destroy education!”.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

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.

7 Microlearning Online Training Assets You May Be Overlooking

EI Design

Not only can you reach your target audience without long development lead times, but also you can engage them more effectively. Here are 6 of the most effective microlearning online training assets that can help you develop attention-grabbing online training.

9 creative ways to revitalize outdated online training courses

TalentLMS

Looking for cost-effective ways to modernize your training activities? Sometimes all it takes is some attention-grabbing images and graphics to revitalize outdated content. Lastly, serious games serve as effective knowledge reinforcers.

MOOCs: Where We’ve Been, Where We Are, and Where We’re Headed

Your Training Edge

The huge response to these courses ignited a fire under the entire education community – many people praised MOOCs for their ability to offer unprecedented access to education at a low cost, while many others criticized them for unsound pedagogy and lack of student accountability.

360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

CommLab India

You know that feeling when you watch a scenic video and it captures your attention to such a great extent that you wish you could actually be there? In fact, the navy even uses VR to train its workforce on interpersonal skills. Learners can focus their attention on more than one thing.

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How To Help Your Employees Develop As Leaders

Clarity Consultants

Managers need leadership skills to encourage, motivate and support their teams. Here are four effective techniques to best help your employees develop as leaders: Give Them The Tools and Training They Need. Ask your peers and your manager for feedback about your own leadership skills.

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20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Online learning, cheap access devices, open content, and broadband will soon provide low cost universal access to quality high school learning and building a bridge to post secondary and job opportunities for the next billion youth.

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3 Keys to Successful Federal Leadership Development

Avilar

Developing leaders requires attention to workforce trends as well as flexibility and creativity. Leading cross-departmental and cross-functional teams is another tactic to gain skills and experience. But cost is far from the only reason to encourage mentoring.

Why to Use Rapid Authoring Tools for E-learning Course Development

CommLab India

As a result, organizations often face the challenge of creating new e-learning modules in a short time and that too at a comparatively low cost. The biggest drawback with these tools is that they require a high level of skills, which in turn increases development time.

9 of Your Customer Service Training Questions, Answered

Continu

Skills Exercises. Customer service training can involve a lot of skills practice. Most of them fall under the umbrella of communication skills. Attentiveness. Different trainings emphasize different skills, but they usually come down to good communication skills.

4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro

Mindflash

Audio serves a vital function — particularly in online training — by breathing life into your material, setting the tone, and grabbing your trainee’s attention. . Online Training Games: Sound effects can build a sense of urgency or simply enhance the excitement of games.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Virtual classrooms and smart-boards are used in a more student-centered way (not putting all the attention to one person up-front=bad). Instead, my belief is that the discussion will be much more around rapid, low-cost content creation.

Ryan Tracey – Crystal Balling with Learnnovators

Learnnovators

Learnnovators: You believe that it is possible to provide engaging, relevant, and authentic learning experiences by creating low cost videos with our smart phones. What would be your advice for producing such low cost and effective learning solutions for today’s learners? My advice for producing low cost learning solutions like video is simply to do it. ABOUT RYAN TRACEY.

Gamification of Courses v’s Gamification of an LMS: A Need-based Decision!

Paradiso

Gamification in eLearning brings in an effective yet informal learning environment which helps the learners practice real-life situations and challenges in an engaging environment. It should be low cost and easily scalable. The courses the library have are multi-domain like leadership based, customer service courses, soft skills development and other vocational courses.

Building a Learning Culture

Everwise

One way to make the case for increased L&D investment is to identify capability gaps and how L&D programs can help develop the supply chain of skills needed to reach an organization’s desired business outcomes. One way to grab everyone’s attention is to assess culture,” says Diana. “No

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

To qualify, a learning system trend must have these characteristics: It is not necessarily “popular” – but it does deserve industry attention. Significant increase in sales effectiveness. Decreased new store/dealer onboarding costs.

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Penny Pinching but Valuable Client and a Unique, Challenging Project

ID Reflections

How would you convince a "penny-pinching but valuable prospect" (a phrase from Cathy Moore’s blog: [link] ) the need for a training program you are recommending?

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Not only is this what most employees want, it’s also a key component of an effective learning strategy. It helps you scale your training worldwide, but every new recording is a pain to produce, and it’d be ideal for just-in-time learning, if only it could be effectively searched.

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2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

The second half of the prediction “self directed learning” got less attention during the year than I anticipated, but it was there and certainly was a big part of the discussion around social and informal learning. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost?

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. ARCS (Attention Relevance Confidence Satisfaction). Keller’s ARCS model of motivation stands for Attention, Relevance, Confidence, and Satisfaction.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? Some training will still be preferred face to face such as when team building or in-person soft skills are important, but 2009 will be the year when we realize that we should be justifying any in-person training. Corrollary: transition to virtual means greater demand for help on effective virtual classroom training and for people who are good at creation effective remote experiences. #6

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

More effective communication? Monday, January 8, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 4 Keys to Enhancing Your Healthcare Culture (Free for ATD members) A healthcare company’s culture has a tremendous effect on the patient experience, and ultimately your survey scores.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

Education always has been more than information dissemination or publishing, but now we have the tools, at low costs and globally available to make participatory learning possible.

HP Is Playing Learning Games

CLO Magazine

To develop its large, global workforce, HP implemented game-based training to capture employees’ attention. The HP learning and development team is challenged to create educational opportunities that are easy to access, highly interactive and aligned to customer needs to share these changes in an efficient and cost-conscious manner. Information technology company Hewlett-Packard (HP) develops and maintains a workforce of more than 250,000 employees.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

This webcast will clear up some of the confusion and provide a window into how coaching can help, and explore how to build an effective coaching culture in your organization. Data analysis as a skill set. Strategies to enhance multidisciplinary team effectiveness.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

I also stumbled on this interview by Karl Kapp with Jane Bozarth over at e-Learning guru.com that had some good nuggets on basic instructional design and using low cost tools (like PowerPoint) to build effective e-Learning. Can I, um, have your attention, please? ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

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. And then suddenly they see they can use the same basic facilitation skills online. Best of eLearning Learning. May 2010.