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Where to get high-quality, low-cost photos for your eLearning projects

Adobe Captivate

While you or your organisation might subscribe to one or several online image libraries such as Getty Images, iStock Photo or even Adobe’s own photo library, in this post I’d like to highlight three low-cost (or even free) photo resources that let you search for and access photos instantly.

Moodle Pros and Cons Update

eLearning Blender

Click Here to Contribute to the list of Moodle Pros and Cons Moodle Benefits Moodle Drawbacks Open Source - Free to download and lots of great plugins to customize to your needs. - Tags: Moodle LMS eLearning Low Cost eLearning

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Free e-Learning books

eFront

> If you know a free e-Learning book that is not included in the list please I will highly appreciate if you write a comment with a link to that book. -- -- CU Online Handbook - University of Colorado Denver (Update 12/06/2010: suggested by PRL ) Do you currently teach online?

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. Why do companies continue to pay huge dollars for products that are now being offered for free? For free. (I’m Here are just a few: It’s free. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Free must mean sub par, right? You raise some excellent other issues: the mindset around free being subpar, IT support, and intended usage.

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Tony Karrer

Harold Jarche had a great post If learning was free that raises questions that need to be continually asked by learning and development around the issues of Free. In the Business of Learning , I compared publishing and learning. Total cost: zero.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Emotional intelligence (EI or EQ) is a fundamental part of that competency because it’s linked to quality workplace relationships.

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Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology

Pinlearn

The Duolingo business model is for a person who wants to learn new languages like German, French, and others. But the brand’s best feature is that it is free, offering users a premium and world-class experience at zero investment. A poor country where only the privileged have access to quality education, von Ahn decided to create a way for people to have access to education wherever they are. It also provides crowdsourced translation services at a relatively low cost.

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Friday, March 1, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Becoming Leadership Fit: Techniques to Build Your Leadership Strength, Flexibility, and Impact (Free for ATD members) Being leadership fit is about operating at your personal best—for you and those you lead.

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

eFront

As a result, the following post is Free and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars) Tools for e-Learning. The following list contains free and open source Web Conferencing tools that are nt in particular order. Free for personal use !

Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

And if all you’ve got is an hour, why not spend it well, with a free webinar? Coaching may seem like a hot new professional development method, but it is actually steeped in proven techniques and provides a solid return on investment, increasing engagement and producing business results.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

Ithaka S+R monitors and assesses the quality of courses on various MOOC platforms. Low cost. Depending on the platform and course owner, a good MOOC should be available to students in comparatively a much lower cost than the regular counterpart of the same. Some MOOC platforms also provide free courses but take a little fee for certifications. Most of the courses are free while a few courses are paid ones. What is the MOOC platform?

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Unfortunately that’s not always the case, but if you’re looking for some quick-hit training that’ll give you some great productivity ideas (instead of a sugar rush), check out the list of free webinars being offered for April. Uncover the organizational and personal costs of avoiding feedback.

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

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. How does this impact the quality of our programs?

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

I think you’ll agree with me when I say: A learning management system for business can break the bank for a small company on a tight budget. 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. The options for cloud-based e-learning for a small business. Cloud-based e-learning options for small businesses.

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Measurement Matters: 3 Data Analytics Lessons to Remember

Talented Learning

Since the start of the digital age, we’ve all been swimming in business data. High-quality data. Even before data-based measurement became widespread , I saw its value at work in dozens of different business scenarios. But how do you quantify quality ?

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

If you’re missing work and need a quick way to plug into some new L&D ideas, why not spend an hour watching a free webinar? Then discover specific tactics for applying all five to your organization’s business and training needs. How to make the business case for learning journeys.

How to Attract a Loyal Learning Audience, Even on a Tight Budget

Talented Learning

But if you sell educational content , you know this kind of wishful thinking won’t grow your business. Marketing: The Instructional Business Blind Spot. Both require you to: Define objectives that align with business goals. “If you build it, they will come.”

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Video Statistics, Habits, and Trends You Need To Know [New Research]

TechSmith Camtasia

Get a free PDF version so you can read it whenever you want. The vast majority of businesses have embraced video as a marketing, training, and communication tool. Your video doesn’t need to be high-quality. Visual effects or video quality doesn’t have the same effect.

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

It’s also a powerful business strategy that fuels a continuous cycle of revenue and profit. It depends on your business model, product positioning, competitive landscape and customer base. First, let’s compare free versus fee-based pricing. 4) Free Tool.

How to Use Selenium to Automate Flash and AngularJS Based UI

Hurix Digital

We conducted automated testing for flash-based applications to free up some resources for other tasks. Business Requirement. As Sikuli, a free tool was used to support the automation process, we could complete the automation at a low cost. Overview.

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Continuing Education: Will You Sell More CEUs With an LMS?

Talented Learning

Continuing education is a big business. Thanks to a surge in learning technology innovation and greater demand for a workforce with proven professional skills , the business of selling continuing education units ( CEUs ) is growing bigger each day. 5) License and Cost Misalignment.

Giving Thanks for Built-in Templates

360 Training

Templates offer plentiful opportunity for fast, low risk, low cost experimentation—allowing you to deliver an optimal experience to your learners while still meeting deadlines and budgets. More efficient quality assurance cycles : Built-in e-learning templates can also help minimize the time spent reviewing a course to make sure it is ready for students. Strategies authoring business elearning ideas LCMS Shazia templates training

Elearning applications

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 1/02/2011 Top 10 Open Source e-Learning Projects to Watch for 2011 2011 is the e-Learning year!

Pricing Your eLearning Materials: Subscription versus One-Time-Fee Models

Web Courseworks

Additionally, this pricing model offers members with a low-cost way to gain access to the eLearning materials they want—especially if you offer a monthly subscription. Subscription models work best at the bottom end of the product quality continuum. Quality & Creation Costs.

More Answers to Your Rapid E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

Where can I get free elearning assets? You don’t need print-quality images for elearning courses. The new Microsoft Office site has a lot of the same images you’d buy from vendors like Fotolio available for free. Download the free assets from the elearning community.

Emerging technologies & challenges in e-Learning content creation: Global resourcing to rescue

G-Cube

The emergence of new technologies requires the organizations to quickly arrange for skilled workforce that can develop quality e-Learning content on the new platforms to satisfy the Learners’ needs. Quality Check and Analysis. Cost of Production.

Temporary Employee Engagement

The Performance Improvement Blog

Business Week calls them the “disposable worker”. These are the temps, contractors, contingent workers, and free-lancers who fill the gaps when a company has a job to do but would rather hire short-term employees than make a long-term commitment to so-called “permanent” employees. They want low-cost, transient employees and, at the same time, they want an involved and committed workforce.

How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

Whether it’s an investment in oneself, a business, another person, or a product, a quality return is always desired. For example, those who invest a lot of money into their health may receive the incredible return on investment of a disease-free body. eLearning is not free.

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MOOCs to Bridge the Workplace Skills Gap

Your Training Edge

There are two trends occurring right now – one in business and one in education – that are majorly threatening their respective industries. In business a huge skills gap is hindering the ability of many organizations to achieve their goals because students are not graduating from school with the knowledge, skills, and abilities they need for critical jobs. and global businesses over the next several years.

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70:20:10 and user generated learning: no way!

Challenge to Learn

How many people will actually start creating content, how to control quality, will there be a good return on investment? There are organizations that choose a really free format for this. SMEs and especially your top experts on certain topics will be busy.

How to Raise the Price of Your Online Course

LearnDash

Low is not always better: raising your price could help you sell more courses. As they continue to lower the price of their course, they start down a never-ending spiral of high-effort and low returns. These are all good reasons to drop the price of your course, or even to offer it for free. However, many online learners perceive low cost as low quality. For instance, most textbooks and training materials already cost in the $50–100 range.

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How Can K-12 Publishers Adapt in the Digital Era

Kitaboo

Especially a reader base that’s fickle and low on attention span — school students. Just like every other publisher in the business, educational publishers also must take the plunge and dive straight into the midst of digital publishing.

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MOOCs: Personal Initiative and Professional Development

Your Training Edge

So while universities and governments are frantically trying to figure out exactly how MOOCs will affect higher education, and in particular whether they should translate into any sort of credit, MOOC students are leading a quiet revolution of their own – they are using the free online courses to increase their job skills and earning potential. Well, the beauty of MOOCs is that they are free and available for anyone to take.

The future is bright: corporate learning gets smart

Torrance Learning

At the same time, elearning frees instructors and experts from the chore of teaching the same classes over and over again, allowing them to focus on more advanced, more unique, or more specialized work. Megan Torrance, CEO TorranceLearning.

How to create an Explainer Video for Training

eLearningArt

Just a few years ago, the only way you could create a quality explainer video was to hire a motion graphics expert. And that custom 1-2 minute video would cost you $5k-15k! Now, there are a handful of low-cost tools that make is so anyone can create an explainer video. So we’ll first focus on quicly writing a script and then using VideoScribe (free trial) and the assets included, to create your first explainer video. Install the free trial of VideoScribe here.