10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Before you fire up your computer and get to work, just remember: the key to creating effective training with presentation software is to avoid drowning your learner in a sea of text, poor images, and a clunky layout. The entire premise of presentation software is to present a story (or concept) in a compelling and interactive way that inspires, educates, and draws in the learner (or viewer). So, What Will it Cost Me? So, What Will it Cost Me? So, What Will it Cost Me?

Low Cost LMS - Help Needed

Tony Karrer

I received an inquiry about the need for a low cost LMS solution and I've not had time to help this person with answers. The development of e-Learning is being done through Captivate, so I do not need a system with authoring capabilities. Also, my guess is that looking at License costs is probably a bad idea here since quite often there are services, hosting, etc. costs that can exceed license costs.

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Low Cost LMSs – Yes, u can find one for under 10K

eLearning 24-7

In my experience, small businesses (500 or less users) are the ideal audience for a low cost system. This does not mean that anyone who has more than 5,000 users should be a system in the low cost mode, but rather these systems are definitely suited to this business size. Are there low cost systems for the education market? Low cost systems are typically SaaS based (then again, the LMS industry as a whole is more SaaS based than hosted on your servers).

How much is an authoring tool worth?

Clive on Learning

Empower , a rapid Flash interaction builder, for the princely sum of $99, got me wondering if I have any idea any more of what an authoring tool is worth. Empower looks like it is much more powerful than Articulate Engage, which sells for four times as much, and almost certainly cost Trivantis much more to develop. So why the low price? Time was an authoring tool cost at very least $1K and often much more. authoring tools

Moodle Pros and Cons Update

eLearning Blender

Joe Deegan Reporting - There is no simple way to run a site wide report with users grades in multiple courses. You are stuck going into each course site to view one courses grades at a time or using the overview report to view grades for one user at a time. - It would be much easier if there was a way to manage groups site wide rather than on a course by course basis. The shear number of sites and courses on the web is HUGE.so

The 19 Best Employee Online Training Software (A Comparison Guide)

learnWorlds

What if I told you that with the right development programs and authoring tools, you can achieve great employee training management? In this article, you will learn how to take your online employee training to the next level with HR software and even sell online training courses.

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. We’ve integrated Flash animations into Moodle home pages and replicated clients’ existing web sites. Moodle is an awesome tool.

eFront sites to check out

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 3/30/2010 eFront sites to check out Here are a few eFront sites you might check to get a few ideas about your own implementation. link] Turkish educational site [link] Chinese learn English site. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

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

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News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/16/2011 Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Learning Open source software can be used as we wish, without long-term commitments and with a community of professionals that extend and support them. 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.

Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 10/31/2010 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning I received several emails, message on Twitter, and InMails on LinkedIn concerning the Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning and the Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning posts. Elluminate is a really nice tool but not open source.

Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/10/2011 Top 5 e-Learning books for beginners The most of you already know that I am a great fun of open source software and free e-Learning resources: 14 Free and Open Source Authoring Tools 8 Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools 31 Free e-Learning Books However, sometimes it worth to spend money especially if you are a beginner.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 11/14/2010 Free e-Learning books Since I am a great fun of open source software ( Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learning , Free and Open Source Web Conferencing Tools for e-Learning ) and active member of online communities I created the following list with free e-Learning books. =>

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Best Web Conferencing Tool. I’ve tried a lot of web conferencing tools and this one finally delivers. . Best Authoring Tool. They call themselves publishing platform, but first and foremost it is an authoring tool. Uses intelligence components for content authoring with dynamic themes that take care of the details for you. Multi-authoring which allows people anywhere to work on the same page of a course.

You (Probably) Have the Technology

Rob Hubbard

Quite regularly people ask us which elearning author tool they should buy, the assumption being, you must have an elearning author tool in order to create elearning. The trouble with many author tools is that their main publishing format is Flash, which as you know, Apple don’t support on their mobile devices. There are many free and low-cost quiz building systems available. Author Tools Collaboration eLearning Tools Rapid eLearning

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5 E-Learning Forecasts for 2012

eLearning 24-7

They involved talent management, “hello and goodbye” with vendors, social learning, upswing in mobile learning, new feature sets in the authoring tool space, flat lining in web conferencing and standalone platforms. I have seen continued interest and downloads for open source AR tool kits. Allscripts merged hospital software with an accurate gesture -based system. Costs and quality will vary. Costs will vary, again lower price points are needed.

Storyline and ZebraZapps: seriously powerful, seriously simple

Clive on Learning

Here at DevLearn 2011 in Las Vegas I've got authoring tools on my mind. Because I have been able to take a look at two new tools today, which I'm sure are going to have a major impact. Storyline is a desktop authoring tool which Articulate would probably position alongside their current Studio suite of Presenter, QuizMaker and Engage, but for me this is definitely a replacement. You can import from PowerPoint or Articulate Studio tools if you need to.

TechKnowledge 2012 – Post Assessment

eLearning 24-7

Surprised at the low number of LMS vendors here. Thus you can have on-site training. They note that they have trained more than 70% of the Fortune 100, but I would surmise it is the on-site angle. They are an online authoring system. They denied that to me, but after they gave me what the product did – I can state unequivocally that they are an online authoring system. I know why people love Yammer, but its fee based product is not super low cost.

Elearning applications

eFront

This is why I created the following list with the Top 10 open source e-Learning projects for 2011 that will help you implement a low cost e-Learning solution. CamStudio - (Authoring Tool) CamStudio is able to record all screen and audio activity on your computer and create industry-standard AVI video files and using its built-in SWF Producer can turn those AVIs into lean, mean, bandwidth-friendly Streaming Flash videos (SWFs). elearning tecnología-educativa software

eLearning: How to Pick an LMS

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

Which LMS fits best within your budget, your eLearning development software, your learner's technology, your training objectives, and your instructional design initiatives? Could the LMS be used for new employee orientations, site-specific safety training, internal policy management, and sign off? When pricing an LMS, keep in mind that the number of users who will access the LMS will likely affect your licensing costs.

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. This voluntary learning mindset is why successful extended enterprise solutions often include tools that blend marketing, business strategy, content development and promotion, social engagement, customer relationship management, ecommerce and more.

Free Storyboard Templates for e-Learning

eFront

How To Design Custom PowerPoint Templates for E-Learning (Plus 8 Free Templates) DigiTale s by Bernajean Porter Storyboard Templates and Resources by MinuteBio Really Fast Storyboarding for E-Learning Projects by Dr. Thomas Welsh ( MSWORD document containing storyboard ) Open Source Software for Storyboarding Celtx is an open source software that you can download and use it for free. Free Stock Photos Sites for e-Learning Free and Open Source Authoring Tools for e-Learnin.

mylearningworx - a reflection on the launch event

Learning Rocks

Last week I was pleased to attend the launch of mylearningworx , a new site that offers individuals the chance to both make a course and take a course. Instead, arguably the market leaders in the consumer space are two collossal on-demand informal resources, Wikipedia and YouTube, supplemented by Google's Search to find everything else (actually, usually unearthing the content at these two sites also, hence their predominance). They don't call it an "LMS" anywhere on their site.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

So they buy an authoring tool and quickly convert the content. Couple this with learning how to use the software. Once you feel comfortable using the software, shift to creating the right type of look for your course. I like to keep things simple, so I broke it into three groups: authoring, assets, and instructional design. Rapid Authoring. There’s not a right or wrong tool set. Check to see how active the software’s user community is.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Branon Learning Management System App Stores Bob Little Apps, Not Courses Inge de Waard Augmented reality moves towards augmented learning with easy tools: Wikitude , Layar , ARToolKit. The availability of cost-effective resources to facilitate wide collaboration (including open source software that enables wikis, discussion groups, chat and even web conferencing) presents the chance for organizations to reconsider the effectiveness of the performance support being offered to their people.

Risk Assessment Training in 2021

Ed App

In this article, we’ll talk about what risk assessment means, why it is implemented by companies, some examples of risk assessments, the importance of risk assessment training, and learning tools and methods you can use to conduct proper training for your employees.

What is eBook DRM and Why Do Publishers Need it?

Kitaboo

First, publishers gain from reduced costs of publishing. It is relatively simple to publish an interactive eBook, and once published, you can make any number of copies you want at no additional, or minimal, overhead costs. 9 Ways Content Analytics Can Help Publishers and Authors.

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View of eLearning Development Approaches - Ease vs. Power

Tony Karrer

and Shift in eLearning from Pure Courseware towards Reference Hybrids , I've realized that one of the mental models I use can be roughly summarized by the following picture: where Ease is roughly how easy (cost, time) is it to develop using that approach and Power is the ability of the tool to provide robust, complex learning solutions. Based on some discussions around What is Rapid eLearning?

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e-Learning Glossaries

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5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. It’s a tool, like any other, that can be over-used, under-used, used poorly, or used well. Online training as a blended learning component is more cost-effective and it helps make smarter use of your people resources so that trainers are only being deployed for critical training needs.

ADL accepts eFront as SCORM 2004 adopter

eFront

You can check eFronts acceptance page on ADLs site at: [link] The process for becoming a SCORM adopter includes submission and validation of the original, unedited Summary and Detailed Test Logs showing the Level of Conformance produced by the latest version of the Conformance Test Suite for the respective SCORM version. Recent Comments Blog Archive ► 2011 (3) ► January (3) Free and Open Source Text to Speech Tools for e-Le.

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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. Top eLearning Sites?

VR is it on Life Support for L&D?

eLearning 24-7

One company I know who creates VR custom content, charges over 60,000 pounds (around 80K US) for a low tier version. . If you want the latter, you can see it on YouTube and plenty of other sites, using your mobile device and that $10 Google Cardboard thing. VR – Immersive Learning with Other Tools. Authoring Tools with VR. Some of the other “authoring tool” companies that were designed 100% VR were a mixed bag. Cost is unknown.

Oil and Gas downsizing: Training on a budget

Obsidian Learning

While everybody likes a low price at the pump, those of us in oil and gas know only too well how important robust oil prices are to the health of our industry. Low cost per barrel means high anxiety for everyone, from the boardroom to the oil patch. If you work in oil and gas, you’ve probably seen the effects of low oil prices in your own workplace. Creating an Instructor-Led Training (ILT) course is relatively easy, but what about the cost?

Daily Bookmarks 06/19/2008

Experiencing eLearning

Writing for asynchronous discussion isn’t the same as writing an essay, and the author argues that students who simply post essays to the discussion board should receive good grades. Global Education On a Dime: A Low-Cost Way to Connect | Edutopia. Tool for liveblogging that is actually live–it works like typing an instant message. tags: web2.0 , blog , tools. ZaidLearn: University Learning = OCW + OER = FREE!

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The gradebook module

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The most updated and informative e-Learning community on Twitter

eFront

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Extensions on RSS module

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Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

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Top 10 e-Learning Blog posts for 2010

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What Factors Are Shaping the LMS Market? 2018 Learning Systems FAQ

Talented Learning

Of the 700+ LMS solutions available, most are differentiating themselves by innovating in at least one way – user experience design, admin, analytics, mobile apps, social functionality, personalized content, built-in authoring tools, api-enabled integrations , gamification, bulk ecommerce capabilities and more. I’ve seen complex global corporations assume that a simple, low-cost SasS solution will suffice.