Complete to Compete: Community College Student Success (Part Two)

The Performance Improvement Blog

This post continues my comments and observations from attending the 2011 Annual Convention of the American Association of Community Colleges. Several college presidents reminded me that the stigma of community college as being grades 13 and 14 still exists in some quarters. Also, some transfer students who are focused on community college being a vehicle to a Bachelor’s Degree, don’t see the value of earning an Associate’s Degree before transferring.

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. Moodle and other open source products have huge communities behind them. 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?

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What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

Ann Rollins and Myra Roldan: Low-Cost, High-Impact AR Experiences. Bethany Vogel & Cara Halter: cMOOCs can be Effective. Communities e-Learning Instructional Design Lifelong Learning Workplace Learning backchannel Cammy Bean Connie Malamed eLearning Guild Julie Dirksen LSCon Tracy ParishLast month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Once again, it was a great experience.

Be an HR Superstar: Secrets to Effective Workplace Learning

eThink Education

With all this emphasis on workplace learning, the question arises: How do companies and organizations make learning more effective? Open-source products are relatively low-cost or free , the original code is given freely, and they may be modified and redistributed at pleasure. Behind the scenes , there is a community of developers who are contributing, correcting, and refining code. They give this code back to the community, often in the form of plugins.

Checking In

Tom Spiglanin

The first will be on Thursday on the subject of effective video for learning on a shoestring budget, and the second on Friday titled, “Lights, Camera … Wait, Who Has the Script?” It’s getting even more huge for learning and development than ever, which I see as catalyzed by the incredible capabilities of smartphone video cameras and the increasing capabilities of low-cost or free video editing solutions.

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Checking In

Tom Spiglanin

The first will be on Thursday on the subject of effective video for learning on a shoestring budget, and the second on Friday titled, “Lights, Camera … Wait, Who Has the Script?” It’s getting even more huge for learning and development than ever, which I see as catalyzed by the incredible capabilities of smartphone video cameras and the increasing capabilities of low-cost or free video editing solutions.

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5 Tips for Better Online Course Management

LearnDash

To effectively manage an online course, you must choose your battles. This means reducing the time you put into tedious, low-value work, and increasing the time you devote to high-value work. Effective automation is at the heart of good online course management, but you do need to be sure you automate the right things. We’ve written a lot about the value of community in online education. And it’s far less costly than paid advertising campaigns.

Accidental CLO, Intentional Learning

CLO Magazine

“It’s about crushing the job that you’re doing very effectively and performing as well as possible, and as a result, other opportunities will open,” he said. Individuals should not necessarily be focused on a set of jobs as opposed to a set of skill sets and attributes needed to perform effectively.” ” About four years ago, Jackson moved into his current role as CLO of consumer and community banking. Photo by David Lubarsky.

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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. =>

How E-learning for Health Changed After Covid-19

Spark Your Interest

High and rising cost of healthcare. Also, a 2013 study by the Institute of Public Health at the University of Cambridge cited that “In response to these (healthcare) challenges, increasing numbers of medical education and CPD (Continued Professional Development) programs have adopted e-learning approaches, which have been shown to provide flexible, low-cost, user-centred, and easily updated learning.”. “…on It is quicker and more cost-effective to scale up.

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Best Ways to Deliver Online Learning Courses to Employees

Hurix Digital

Creating Online-Learning Communities : The LMS allows educators to create cost-effective and collaborative online communities and scale up to accommodate a larger user base. Effective Monitoring and Follow-Up : Most LMS also incorporate features that allow training managers and administrators to track each learner effectively and also provide feedback for improved learning outcomes.

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! Traditional instructor led training is expensive and, in some cases, difficult to track its effectiveness. eFront enables "community learning" and supports the principles of "collective knowledge".

8 Popular Features of Moodle LMS for Corporate Training You Should Know

Hurix Digital

Creating online-learning communities: As a platform, the LMS for corporate training allows educators to create cost-effective and collaborative online communities and scale up to accommodate a larger user base. Effective monitoring and follow-up: Moodle LMS incorporates features that allow training managers and administrators to track each learner effectively and also provide feedback for improved learning outcomes.

What's Better: eLearning or Classroom?

The Performance Improvement Blog

The Obama administration has been touting the educational value of online courses since coming into office over three years ago, and many colleges, especially community colleges, have adopted that mantra. They are told elearning will be cheaper, faster, more convenient, and more effective than traditional, classroom training. E-learning is not a low cost alternative, especially if it is not aligned with the organization's strategic goals. (

How Leadership Training Must Change in a WFH World

CLO Magazine

As our communities work to transition back to a new normal, most experts expect remote workforce numbers to remain high. Periodic one-and-done trainings and yearly seminars are often not effective because people often struggle to retain the information and skills they learned without regular reinforcement. Digital coaching platforms may offer a solution — they’re lower cost, easier to scale, and most important right now, don’t require getting people in the same physical location.

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. For these programs, MOOCs have the potential to deliver the necessary training effectively and at huge cost savings.

Professional Development for L&D – Learning To Teach Online MOOC Augmented by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

In some cases learners form face to face or virtual communities during the duration of the MOOC. The target audience is primarily teachers in higher education, K-12, community college, and vocational or private education. How much will it cost ? LTTO can be accessed free but an optional verified Coursera certificate is available for cost 63 dollars. Will the learning be effective? It offers in most cases high quality low cost learning content.

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Top 10 Online Education Resources for Students and Educators

Hurix Digital

Majority of the student community is in self-isolation as COVID-19 has brought the entire world to a standstill. This is a multi-lingual online education resource serving in 11 Indian languages and is popular in low-income groups where low-cost educational services are high in demand. platform has been granted an IP patent for measuring the effectiveness of an interactive online learning system.

How Can You Start Your Own eLearning Business In 2021

Pinlearn

The growing cost of university education is driving learners to look for alternative online educational platforms where they can get a high-quality education at a comparatively low cost. . Overheads Are Low.

LTTO+ Professional Development Course for L&D by LearningCafe

Learning Cafe

In some cases learners form face to face or virtual communities during the duration of the MOOC What is Learning To Teach Online (LTTO) MOOC about? The target audience is primarily teachers in higher education, K-12, community college, and vocational or private education. How much will it cost ? LTTO can be accessed free but an optional verified Coursera certificate is available for cost 63 dollars. Will the learning be effective?

How to start an online tutoring business and make $10,000 per month?

Pinlearn

The combination of high convenience, accessibility, availability of technology, low cost, etc. Pursuing the career of an online educator will help you set up a profitable career and develop a community of students. You can control the hours you work which offers a huge amount of flexibility when it comes to running your business around your existing community. What are the initial costs involved? The effectiveness of your eLearning platform.

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

Talented Learning

You can design training courses that are highly effective at developing skills and competencies. Several decades ago, software companies began offering no-cost access to products for a limited time (or with a limited feature set), hoping to drive more demand for the premium version in the long-run. Here are some of the no/low-cost techniques that work for us. It doesn’t need to be overly complicated or costly. “If you build it, they will come.”

E-Learning Advice: How to Get Started

Ashley Chiasson

Articulate E-Learning Heroes Community. Instructional Design for Effective Learning. Education (Free or Low-Cost). There are a lot of questions I get about Instructional Design, E-Learning, Development – they’re all over the place, but the questions I get the most are: How do I get started (in Instructional Design or E-Learning)? How do I find work?

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?

4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro

Mindflash

So we need audio, but more importantly, we need to know when to use it for the greatest impact – and how to do so in a way that’s low-cost and high-quality. Online Training Games: Sound effects can build a sense of urgency or simply enhance the excitement of games. Using Audacity’s Equalization Effect. Please use the comment link to share with the Mindflash community.

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7 Tips to Create Custom E-Learning Content on a Budget

Hurix Digital

Cost-Efficient Learning: Creating a custom e-learning course costs more than off-the-shelf courses. These tools won’t stretch your budget much since most of them are low-cost. Create a Community. Hiring a trainer or an SME to clear your employee’s doubts is another unnecessary expense that can be reduced by creating an online community. This online community can also include in-house experts or SMEs who are willing to help their co-workers.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Community : Software vendors make software, but real users will come up with the workarounds and best practices. That’s why you want to connect with the user community. Check to see how active the software’s user community is. An active user community is critical to your success. Rapid elearning is attractive because you can create effective elearning courses with little or no programming required. Connect with the Community.

Top 10 Learning Technologies and Talks at DevLearn 2015

WalkMe Training Station

It will help you to learn more about their community-driven software and learning solutions which will help customers get in touch with experts in the field. It is also low cost solutions and therefore perfectly suited for startups and other organizations where funds are limited. DevLearn is like being a kid in a candy store…for training and learning techies like us. Pretty soon the only place you’ll be able to find printed tutorial’s and self-help manuals will be in museums.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Situated learning (learning within context in a community of practice) grows thanks to augmented mobile reality. 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.

Duolingo: The Smartest Business Model in Education Technology

Pinlearn

Value Propositions: The Duolingo provides its services with no cost high-quality language learning resources with no advertisement. Other significant factors also include that it provides support for a broader user community via discussion boards. It also provides crowdsourced translation services at a relatively low cost. It also gathers community experiences through different discussion boards and forums. It translates in an effective and much cheaper price.

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

Talented Learning

Of course, no vendor can innovate effectively in all areas at once, so each chooses matters most in its niche. You can even monitor attention levels to measure effectiveness and continuously improve content quality. I’ve seen complex global corporations assume that a simple, low-cost SasS solution will suffice. Develop effective pricing and marketing strategies.

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Building a Learning Culture

Everwise

He shared his expertise with our community on how to build a learning culture, rooted in the belief that individual growth improves organizational performance. Do you have the tools in place to effectively collaborate? The best way to start is small and low cost. Start small and low cost with a pilot program.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

awards program was first implemented to formalize the recommendation and purchase process for the e-learning community. Media Group community members, readers, subscribers and online visitors were invited to nominate their solution provider via an online ballot during June 1 to October 15, 2015. >> Reduce your total cost of ownership. >> Winner: BizLibrary Community. >> Mentoring and peer to peer community support.

Diamonds in the Rough

CLO Magazine

So it’s not surprising that a 2014 Deloitte University Press survey of global organizations revealed that 86 percent of participating companies said having more effective leaders at all levels was their No. This low percentage represents a huge gap in an area where organizations are spending so much money and focusing so much energy. This simple approach is a low-cost way to leverage ERGs to train upcoming sponsors while providing the company’s ERGs with a role they need.

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

Talented Learning

Clarity is essential because, without understanding, no one can compare LMS options effectively. 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. For example, do they browse the catalog, buy content, register for classroom training, consume online courses, use on-demand reference materials and/or interact with other learners through private communities or public social channels?

Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 7/12/2010 Building an advanced eFront theme using CSS3 elements Although HTML5 and CSS3 are still under development ( [link] ) most current browsers support a reasonable portion of html5 and css3 elements (with the remarkable exception of IE 8 *) CSS3 introduces, among others, a way to create rounded boxes and add shadow for letters and boxes.

Best Open Source MOOC Platforms for Businesses

Pinlearn

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. A community section for every course where all the students and professors can participate and discuss. How to Use MOOC Effectively. Udemy is a trustworthy website where most of the courses are effective. What is the MOOC platform? Dave Cormier coined the term MOOC in 2008.

Ten tips to build interactivity

eFront

While it’s relatively easy for a teacher in a classroom to interact with the learners and, by ‘reading’ the situation, involve them in the learning process in the most effective ways, it’s much harder for those producing online learning materials. Visually attractive materials aren’t necessarily the most effective – but if they’re not visually attractive, they won’t attract learners’ attention and, so, they’ll be ineffective anyway.

Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3

eFront

News from the e-learning frontier Pages Home About Community Free e-Learning Resources Contribute to the e-Learning Community 6/01/2010 Course-instances on eFront 3.6.3 The Community and Community++ users will not witness many differences on the course infrastructure. Previously you had to create 4 different courses to achieve this effect.

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

Talented Learning

But an effective approach requires thoughtful pricing and packaging. Even if you offer customer training upfront at no additional charge, the cost of content development, delivery and administration must be included somewhere in the price of your product or service. 3) Network Effect. This “marketplace” model depends on revenue sharing from a broad community of third-party developers or affiliates that support a central platform.