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. I'm sure many of the organizations at the ASTD conference, for example, are not represented in a survey primarily made up of organization heavily made up of respondents involved in e-learning. (or Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required.

Get Skilled to Create Engaging e-Learning

Integrated Learnings

Work with Jordan to put the face-to-face training in Adobe Captivate so we can roll it out to the rest of the organization at low cost. But every day many of us bite the bullet and put something out to either satisfy a low effort request or a ridiculous timeline. On top of that you need great writing skills, attention to detail, and be great at testing and troubleshooting. So what can you do to get the skills necessary for such a demanding job?

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Why MOOCs? Why Now?

Your Training Edge

Why are these courses, which generally do not confer any official credit, so popular? 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. On the other side of the coin, many workers see MOOCs as a free and flexible way to stay up-to-date in their fields and enhance their skills.

What I Learned at LSCon18

Experiencing eLearning

Last month, I attended the Learning Solutions 2018 Conference in Orlando. Ann Rollins and Myra Roldan: Low-Cost, High-Impact AR Experiences. Julie Dirksen: Strategies for Supporting Complex Skill Development. How do you know if something is a skill or not? If not, it’s a skill. You can get a feel for the conference here. Once again, it was a great experience.

Interview with Terry Anderson

Learning with e's

We are delighted that Terry will be delivering a keynote speech at this year''s European Distance and E-Learning Network ( EDEN ) Conference in Zagreb in June. Terry: The book, Online Distance Education - Towards a Research Agenda will be published by the time of the EDEN conference.

The 50:50 learning model

CLO Magazine

According to our research, there are a variety of low-cost (or even free) and out-of-box training initiatives that startups can take advantage of and provide for their employees. One of the best low-cost and easy-to-implement training solutions is social learning.

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.

More Answers to Your Rapid E-Learning Questions

Rapid eLearning

At a recent conference you said we should learn to scrounge for assets. When you’re working with limited resources you’ve got to find places where you can get good free or low cost assets. Keep your eyes open for places where you can get free or low cost assets.

MOOCs: Personal Initiative and Professional Development

Your Training Edge

And of those people, a good portion of them are probably doing it to enhance their skill set and improve their career. According to Inside Higher Ed , reports from early MOOCs offered by Coursera and Udacity suggest that between one-half and three-quarters of the students took the courses to enhance their skills either so they would perform better in their current job or so that they could find a better job. Do the students have the opportunity to practice their skills?

Here’s an Easy Way to Manage E-Learning Projects

Rapid eLearning

If you use a similar low-cost or free solution, let me know. ATD International Conference & Expo. FocusOn Learning conference. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills.

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. Here are some of the no/low-cost techniques that work for us. 13) Cross-Promote at Industry Conferences. It doesn’t need to be overly complicated or costly.

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Training Gen Y for Today’s Open Jobs: Pros and Cons

Mindflash

Is focusing on current skills gaps short-sighted? Graduating from this school of hard knocks, many of them want to know what skills will offer the best chance of steady future employment. Gen Y needs to keep working for decades and wants the skills to compete for the jobs of tomorrow.

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

The Performance Improvement Blog

Another presenter made us aware that although average completion data might be improving across the country, segments of the population, such as low-income minorities, are completing at a much lower rate. Today’s jobs require more skill and more knowledge.

Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

While these amateur videos may not always be of the highest quality they are less labor intensive to create, they’re more pointed, have a more realistic tone, and they’re low cost to produce. Film your company’s senior leaders at conferences or regional meetings.

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Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

While these amateur videos may not always be of the highest quality they are less labor intensive to create, they’re more pointed, have a more realistic tone, and they’re low cost to produce. Film your company’s senior leaders at conferences or regional meetings.

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Join us at Learning Technologies

Unicorn Training

In the L&D world the Learning Technologies Conference and Exhibition is one of the key event highlights of the year and we’re excited to say we’re back this year with a host of exciting products, partnerships and seminar talks to share with you.

ATD TechKnowledge 2017 and Enterprise Learning that Works

Litmos

a professional membership organization supporting those who develop the knowledge and skills of employees in organizations around the world.". Many are disillusioned by their previous experiences with free or extremely low cost systems.

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.

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Video’s Role in Your Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

It Cuts Costs. Video can help your organization save significantly on training costs. By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses. And with the proliferation of low-cost, professional-quality video technology, creating and editing video doesn’t require a huge investment of resources.

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A Moving Landscape

CLO Magazine

“Even if there’s opportunity for some hybridization, people still, when it comes to leadership skills, tend to gravitate toward a more traditional setting,” Szpiro said. You’re going to have to bring that analytical skill to everything.

How to Customize Illustrations in PowerPoint

Rapid eLearning

This is an issue I run into quite a bit because I get some of my graphics from those low cost (or free) stock image sites and often they only provide a.PNG version of the file. Think Forward Conference. Participate in the weekly elearning challenges to sharpen your skills.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

There are a dozens of stock image sites where you can buy low cost images. If you have advanced skills you can use illustrator or even PowerPoint to create your own media assets. If you do have some skills, consider sharing with others in the community.

Video’s Critical Role in Your Digital Learning Strategy

KZO Innovations

It Cuts Costs. Video can help your organization save significantly on training costs. By serving as an alternative to classroom training (or other in-person events such as seminars and conferences), video eliminates travel expenses.

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Building Informal Learning Habits

CLO Magazine

Short but disciplined upfront planning can help employees identify opportunities for informal skill development throughout their normal work day. This goes beyond annual development plans that specify special work tasks and conference attendance.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

It isn’t uncommon for offices to be spread across the country (or even the globe) as companies try to place their employees in the most cost-effective locations, or expand their talent pool outside the home office. Web-Based, Peer-to-Peer Video Conference.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

It isn’t uncommon for offices to be spread across the country (or even the globe) as companies try to place their employees in the most cost-effective locations, or expand their talent pool outside the home office. Web-Based, Peer-to-Peer Video Conference.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

This has a dramatic impact on the Business of Learning and perceptions around value and cost. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? We even made the Big Question one month: New Presenter and Learner Skills and Methods.

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 and Open Source Web Conferencing (Online Meetings, Webinars.

eFront

OpenMeetings is a free browser-based software that allows you to set up instantly a conference in the Web. OpenMeetings Key Features Mini Demo Mikogo is a free desktop sharing tool full of features to assist you in conducting the perfect online meeting or web conference.

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. The goal of lower cost will continue the transition from classroom to courseware which will keep the total number of authored minutes about the same, even with the move of content from courses to web pages. #9

Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

This can be a challenge because the skills to design graphics are different than the ones required to design instruction. And many of them offer low cost or even free access to the types of assets you can use in your elearning courses.

The Future of the Corporate University

CLO Magazine

“All business organizations need to have a structure in place that provides systematic processes to advance their organization through growing the knowledge, competencies, skills and attitudes of their employees – whatever they call that.”

Reading the tea Leaves in my tabs: Our ecosystem is Commodified

Mark Oehlert

So we can move from education to training to means of production for either free or something that is so low cost as compared to what the cost would've been 5 or 10 years ago that the price appears at least to be trending to the free. .

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Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Thursday, March 7, 2019, 11AM – 12PM PT : Not Just Another Meeting: Create an Intentional Approach with Impact (Free for ATD members) When meetings draw employees away from day-to-day tasks, but fail to reach their intended outcome, it has huge costs to the organization.

Top Picks for 2016 – E-Learning

eLearning 24-7

Abillity to include your conference information within Gmail, Outlook and other e-mail providers when you schedule a session. . Course categories include business skills, compliance, certifications, industry-specific. The cost for Lifetime is about $63 per computer.