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New White Paper: Training In Troubled Times

Upside Learning

During slowdowns or recessions, most organizations look for ways to cut costs. Learning and Development (L&D) budgets are often among the first to experience cuts, as organizations tend to focus on ‘core’ production areas. Click here to download the white paper.

Are You Asking the Right Questions at Your Association?

Association eLearning

Associations have more types and greater amounts of data readily available to us than ever before, and the cost of the tools needed to process all that data has declined dramatically.

Informal Learning – the other 80%

Jay Cross

Years ago a start-up commissioned me to write a white paper that would help put them on the map. I wrote the paper that follows. The start-up stiffed me but the paper morphed into the Informal Learning book. Informal learning is effective because it is personal.

5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget

Association eLearning

Here are 5 creative ways to market your eLearning on a budget: 1. Tips for using gamification to market your eLearning – Create a contest of sorts; it doesn’t have to be anything elaborate and if you don’t have the budget, actual “prizes” are not even necessary. Social media is your best bud when you have a limited marketing budget. If you have a few dollars in your marketing budget, you should also consider promoting your post using Facebook Ads.

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ROI Calculator for Association eLearning Now Available

Association eLearning

Is the eLearning cost-effective for your association? During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013. Many associations have discovered that eLearning is a valuable member benefit and a more efficient and flexible way for members to learn on their schedule.

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Evaluating Training – Capturing the Benefits Aspect of ROI

Obsidian Learning

Reactions to a learning event are important and the happy sheets do serve a purpose, but will they really provide enough hard data for informed decision making when greater investment in training is needed, budgets are cut, competition for resources is fierce, and times get tough?

Simulation Training Solutions and Learning Approaches to Combat Acute Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

nyse mkt:GVP) has published a new white paper titled “The Case for Simulation-Based Training in the Oil and Gas Industry, Upstream and Downstream” The document examines the need for efficient and effective workforce development in the oil and gas industry worldwide to combat the acute shortage of skilled workers both upstream and downstream. The white paper is free as a direct download at www.gses.com/resources/white-papers.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

These movers and shakers want the very best for their organizations and personnel but also have budgets to honor. The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. This can have a sizeable effect on an ROI.

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Justifying eLearning: ROI and Key Metrics

Eduson

Why does it need special (and increasing) budget? Like any other cost center in the company, L&D department has to show that it delivers real benefit to an organization. Find some effective eLearning ROI calculating methods, key metrics, calculators, and templates in this article.

When Instructor-Led Training is No Longer a Sustainable Model

Bottom-Line Performance

Sharon Boller’s Learning Trends white paper uses a variety of recent statistics to show that ILT is still a major part of the learning mix for most companies. Lower Your Cost Per Learner.

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Knowledge Guru Game Creation Wizard Unveiled at ASTD ICE

Bottom-Line Performance

Power-Ups such as custom graphics, branding, and short consultations are designed to enhance your game without blowing the budget. After the beta period, games will cost $649. In addition, she’s authored numerous white papers on the topics of learning game design and learning trends.

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Digitec Offers iMIS AMS Bridge for LMS Integration

Association eLearning

The LMS bridges integrate with several different services offered by the AMS to enable rapid, seamless integration and single sign-on with iMIS versions 10 and 15, resulting in a speedier and more cost effective integration project. During her time as Director of Marketing at Digitec, Amy has authored numerous white papers, case studies and newsletters. 5 Creative Ways to Market Your eLearning on a Budget - June 20, 2013.

How do you measure how training creates value? – The 7 learning principles

Learning Wire

What should you say to a senior manager who sees cutting the training budget as a way to make significant savings? Evaluating value creation involves comparing the cost of an investment with what you get in return. Indirect costs : salaries paid to staff while training.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo

Print textbooks cost way more than etextbooks. And students, who are already on a limited education budget, find it extremely difficult to buy their yearly learning materials. Why are print textbooks costly? Once they are felled, they are transported to a paper mill, there’s a wide array of processes including pulping, heating, drying and pressing, starching process, which makes printable paper. No paper, no printing.

Digitec Produces eLearning for the International Sign Association

Association eLearning

The International Sign Association (ISA) has overcome this challenge by partnering with Digitec on a cost-effective solution to create custom eLearning courses for its members, who are manufacturers, users and suppliers of on-premise signs and other visual communications systems.

How to Get the Perfect Lighting for Video Courses

learnWorlds

We’ll also share equipment recommendations for an easy budget setup that will get you 95% of the result, as well as a higher end setup for maximum impact. You can choose based on your equipment and budget. White paper lantern example from Amazon. Low budget.

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Learning Experience, Collaborative Learning… The Learning Technologies Ecosystem explained

Training Orchestra

As a result, many organizations either fall back on e-learning as an easier or cheaper method when ILT or informal could be more effective, or manage ILT through inefficient manual processes and excel spreadsheets. There are around 700 hundred Learning Management Systems (LMS’s) on the market.

Training ROI – The Walmart Success

Training Orchestra

Despite all the stats out there telling us that training is effective, some nagging question remains in the back of our heads: In what ways is my company really benefiting from training investments? And what kind of training will be more effective in achieving my goals? Beyond that, stores saw improvement in customer surveys and decrease in employee turnover – which should translate into lower hiring and training costs in the future. Tracking costs in real-time.

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eLearning Predictions 2015

Web Courseworks

The lure of a do-it-yourself solution is strong for many associations and organizations working on tight budgets. As such, they have certain advantages over those systems: they are more flexible, less costly to implement, and therefore more accessible to learners.

Are etextbooks More Affordable Than Textbooks

Kitaboo

Print textbooks cost way more than etextbooks. And students, who are already on a limited education budget, find it extremely difficult to buy their yearly learning materials. Why are print textbooks costly? Once they are felled, they are transported to a paper mill, there’s a wide array of processes including pulping, heating, drying and pressing, starching process, which makes printable paper. No paper, no printing.

Banishing Evaluation Fears

CLO Magazine

Countless articles, white papers and programs address this issue and provide solutions that range from simple to complicated. A learning department receives an annual budget and uses it to deliver pleasant, professional experiences.

What is Blended Learning? The Guide to Everything You Need to Know

eLearningMind

Blended Learning is the method of effectively combining online teaching with traditional offline, face-to-face instruction in order to provide the learner with a deeper, more meaningful learning experience. What’s your budget?

The Course Management System Explained

Training Orchestra

A Course Management System is made to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your instructor-led training. Some of the common features that can help you do this are: Logistics and resource management – How do I organize sessions and assign resources in the most cost-effective way? Instructor-Led Training Financials – How do I track costs, forecast budgets and monitor profitability details for each session?

The Course Management System explained

Training Orchestra

A Course Management System is made to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of your instructor-led training. Some of the common features that can help you do this are: Logistics and resource management – How do I organize sessions and assign resources in the most cost-effective way? Instructor-Led Training Financials – How do I track costs, forecast budgets and monitor profitability details for each session?

Developing Training With What You Carry In Your Pocket

Training Industry

How Video Impacts Performance Learning professionals like to use video in training programs because it has proven to be an effective tool in the effort to improve performance. This research can easily cause one to draw the conclusion that video must be incorporated in order for training programs to be as effective as possible. Many either don''t have the knowledge or, don''t have the budget or team that can create instructional videos.

Getting Buy-In for eLearning: A 3-Step Process

SHIFT eLearning

Cost-effectiveness: eLearning effectively reduces both training time and cost of staff needed during the course of training. It immediately eliminates direct delivery costs including transportation, accommodation, printing time and distribution.

Be the CEO of Your Learning Organization

PDG

As a key part of that business process, learning organizations need to be prepared to understand requirements and budget for the upcoming year. Cost cutting measures. Learning leaders need to budget for resources to meet the demands of the business for the coming year.

50 suggestions for implementing 70-20-10 (2)

Jay Cross

budgeting, interviewing). This paper draws heavily on the work of Charles Jennings, a leading thinker and practitioner in human development, change management, performance improvement and learning. Please visit CitrixOnline to see the original paper in its entirety.

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4 Reasons Your Workplace Needs Video

KZO Innovations

According to a recent survey, 93% of internal communications teams said they see video as an important tool; another two-thirds said they expected to increase their budgets for video. Video is one of the most effective ways to gain and hold the attention of learners while communicating complex ideas. Check out our free white paper to find best practices! .

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How Authentic Is Your Leadership Development?

CLO Magazine

However, contemporary leaders who openly embrace conscious and authentic leadership styles such as Kevin Wilde, chief learning officer at General Mills, Jeff Weiner, CEO at LinkedIn, and Sheryl Sandberg, chief operating officer at Facebook, are re-envisioning effective principles developed by forerunners such as Bill George, formerly of Medtronic, and Daniel Goleman, father of the emotional intelligence theory.

How to Craft Laser-Focused Marketing Goals

General Assembly

The following is an adapted excerpt from Campaign Essentials , an exclusive white paper that will help you focus, plan, execute, and optimize your marketing efforts. The vast range of opportunities to reach and galvanize audiences makes for more effective marketing campaigns?—?but

Free L&D webinars for March 2018

Limestone Learning

This is due to game mechanics being an effective way to teach today’s learners, resulting in higher motivation and desire to complete training. The critical metrics for linking sales enablement to desired business outcomes, and growing your budget over time.

Free learning & development webinars for March 2017

Limestone Learning

Plus, you’ll discover how you can effectively measure the business impact of your LMS solution, and receive actionable tips to help you maximize the value from your LMS investment. It can be time-consuming, frustrating, and costly.

7 Proven Techniques for Keeping Your E-Learning Customers Happy - The Rapid eLearning Blog

Rapid eLearning

Explain that although additional changes can be made, it may negatively impact the project timeline (and budget). Give stats from white papers, universities, or case studies that confirm why you made your selection. Now I understand how to use this tool effectively! Cathy Moore : Deneena, if you Google “elearning development costs&# and similar phrases, you’ll get. The Rapid Elearning Blog.

2017 Talented Learning LMS Awards: Best of the Best

Talented Learning

In fact, there is no cost to participate and no way vendors can influence the outcome directly. Instead, stakeholders, budgets, stakeholders and program managers typically are located within business units. As 2017 draws to a close, the learning community is buzzing with chatter.

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