The Case for Documentation

The Learning Dispatch

Do you hate documentation? That’s the power of documentation. How do you ensure that you get the benefits of documentation without the hate? When creating, sharing, or maintaining documentation, invite potential users to be part of the process.

How Much Should eLearning Cost?

Bottom-Line Performance

Ian’s course costs $12,000 … and Stephanie’s course costs $52,500. Cost for a single eLearning course will vary widely depending on the state of the content being presented, number of reviewers and stakeholders involved, and your multimedia expectations.

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Estimating Cost for Elearning Projects

ID Mentors

Somewhere, sometime along the way, we decided that we should identify “levels” for calculating the cost for developing an E-Learning course: Simple interactions – low cost; richer interactions – higher cost; elaborate and complex interactions, highest cost. Overview.

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5 Simple ACCME Commercial Independence Documentation Management Tips

EthosCE

The Commercial Independence Documentation Checklist: Can You Pass Our Quiz? Documenting commercial independence can be a daunting challenge, but since it is also an unavoidable one, you should be pleased (yes, pleased!)

Developing a Results Driven Curriculum

Publish these in an official Project Charter document and share it with everyone on. picture of the costs of. and barriers Once you’ve documented the business outcomes and. Finally, make sure to document your. document that you can share with the full team to.

The Snowball Effect: Documentation and Training for Global ERP Systems

Dashe & Thomson

So, the company scribes (Instructional Designers and Documentation Specialists) and their SMEs created materials in their native tongue and sent them along to another company to translate into the 2 nd language. This compromise saved the company a significant amount on printing costs as well.

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How to Seriously Reduce Compliance Training Costs

Nvolve

How to Seriously Reduce Compliance Training Costs. Looking for the Training Cost Checklist? I see many articles on the subject of reducing training costs. In this post I will indicate whether each cost-saving idea is a tangible, or intangible cost.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Cost savings. A PDF document. This translates into cost savings of $3640 to $5460 over a traditionally-authoring course.

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3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes

Epilogue Systems

3 ways to reduce training costs while improving outcomes. However, as a way to save money, some organizations attempt to reduce training costs by cutting training staff, decreasing the amount of training provided, or by outsourcing training efforts. Usually, these decisions result in diminished training outcomes, and/or an overall increase in organizational costs, since a lack of quality training reduces employee effectiveness. Need to edit existing documentation?

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What Goes into a Project Scope Document?

CommLab India

What is an e-learning project scope document? A project scope document is the first thing that is drafted after an e-learning project is initiated. A written approval of the scope document by the client is required before starting the project.

How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Cost savings. A PDF document. This translates into cost savings of $3640 to $5460 over a traditionally-authoring course.

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How to Reduce Your Course Development Costs By 90+ Per Cent

Absorb LMS

Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Cost savings. A PDF document. This translates into cost savings of $3640 to $5460 over a traditionally-authoring course.

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eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology

Tony Karrer

Personal Learning Informal Learning Corporate eLearning eLearning Design Authoring Tools Rapid e-Learning Tools eLearning (e-Learning) e-Learning Software Blended e-Learning e-Learning Tools Learning Management Systems (LMS) e-Learning ROI and Metrics Search via eLearning Learning for first time visitors Thursday, September 10, 2009 eLearning Costs : eLearning Technology A reader sent a note asking my opinion on the vendor pricing in The Great eTrain Robbery? Was the tender document clear?

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Easily share and review documents online

Take an e-Learning Break

crocodoc takes any PDF, Word document, PowerPoint presentation, image, or web page and lets you view and mark it up online. Documents can be shared with others, who can collaboratively highlight or strikeout text, add notes and comments, and make revisions. Whenever you and friends or colleagues are marking up the same document at the same time, you'll see each other's changes reflected in near real-time.

Creativity within Constraints: When Cost, Resource Scarcity, or Deadlines Make Effective Elearning Seem Out of Reach

The Learning Dispatch

Use an Elearning Interaction Catalog for Quicker Development and Lower Costs. This means quicker development and lower costs. So Make Sure Your Interaction Catalog is a Living Document. Those limits can concern costs, deadlines, or other factors. Budget limits. Deadlines.

Low-Cost Test and Quiz Tool Comparison

Tony Karrer

I’ve recently been working with Sameer Bhatia the CEO of ProProfs as I was going through an evaluation of various online tools that support easy, fast, low-cost testing and quiz tools. Evaluation Criteria For the specific need I was looking at, I was looking for the following out of a solution: Cost : Is the tool free or very-low cost to use? It has a free and a low-cost version. Classmarker Quia ProProfs Cost Free (some features require purchase) $24.95 - $49.95

Preventing Expensive Risks of a Low-Cost LMS Software for CME

EthosCE

While cost is always a consideration when evaluating LMS software, there are unreasonable risks that require careful consideration when reviewing your options for CME. Low-cost LMS software doesn’t always mean “unusable” but can you afford the risk?

E-learning course development: How to balance between size, cost and time? Pt. 2

eFront

In the previous post we discussed how e-learning course creators can plan and manage their costs (or budget, if you prefer the fancier term). However, cost itself, is just one element of the cost-size-time triad, and when one changes, the other two change as well (e.g.

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12 Tips to Keep E-learning Translation Costs Under Control

CommLab India

Yet, many organizations hesitate to take this step because of the costs involved in translation. However, you can reduce the costs, if you implement the tips shared in this post, coupled with meticulous planning. This will ramp up the translation costs.

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Cutting Costs Without Cutting Quality Of Employee Training

Ed App

We are here to tell you how to cut costs without cutting the quality of your employee training strategy! We have set out to provide you with 4 of the best ways to boost the quality of your employee training, while cutting costs. It is a no-brainer than online training costs less than seminars and the provision of 40-page documents to every single employee. The post Cutting Costs Without Cutting Quality Of Employee Training appeared first on EdApp Microlearning Blog.

LMS for Small Business: Is It Worth the Cost?

KnowledgeAnywhere

If you’re a small business looking for an online training solution, you probably already do some training already and are looking for a more efficient, cost-effective, and consistent way to deliver training to your workforce. For some, there is merit in evaluating very low cost, or free LMS options. It won’t cost your organization anything to download the software. Keep reading to learn why an LMS is worth the cost. Why an LMS IS worth the cost.

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Employee Education ?May Cost Too Much

CLO Magazine

They were part of a company’s learning function, experts who could reduce tuition costs and evaluate curriculums and institutions offering degrees to support business objectives. Without the expertise of an academic learning specialist on the CLO’s team, there exists a real “buyer beware” problem, which could cost a company and its employees too much. The important figure is the cost of the degree, not the cost of tuition.

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5 Reasons for Cost And Time Overruns in E-learning Projects

CommLab India

Project managers handling e-learning projects are often faced with cost and time overruns; as a project manager, I’m sure you too have experienced this. They want to know the causes for project cost overruns and schedule delays.

10 Reasons to Convert Your Credentialing and Certification Programs to eLearning

Association eLearning

Members are increasingly tech savvy, cost conscious, and eager to eliminate unnecessary time wasters. Less costly for the association. Need a reason to convert your existing instructor-led credentialing and certification programs to eLearning? How about 10?

How Much Does an E-learning Course Cost?

CommLab India

We are often asked “How much does an e-learning course cost?” Yet, it is a fact that the cost of e-learning course development depends on many factors. . All these factors influence its cost. PDF documents/Training manuals.

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How to Create Job Aids that Skyrocket Your Team’s Performance

TechSmith Camtasia

No need to page through layers of documentation to find the exact instructions they need—a job aid is right next to their workstation so they can do the task correctly the first time. Snagit lets you combine multiple images into one document, and drag-and-drop to move images around.

Got LMS Implementation Questions? Ask a Learning Tech Analyst

Talented Learning

But a good LMS selection consultant can restore foggy memories with thorough documentation. 9) How much does LMS implementation, testing and deployment cost? The level of necessary professional services and their cost is a differentiator among learning systems providers.

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).

The Path to Paperless Learning in Manufacturing

Nvolve

In a paperless system factory managers and employees have access to up-revised and controlled documentation, improving efficiency while significantly reducing costs associated with managing such large amounts of information. Improve document control. Sample Cost Benefit Analysis.

LMS License Models: What in the World is Going On?

Talented Learning

“How much does an LMS cost?” The license cost can be front loaded in year 1, grow with you or be contractually consistent over time. In follow-on posts we define known pricing tiers in each model and ranges of cost a buyer can expect to pay.

eLearning Outsourcing: 5 Keys To Make It Work

Upside Learning

Study and understand the Project Scope Documents and Design Documents well before you sign them off. If you don’t understand them your vendor will be happy to walk you through the documents. Apart from the additional cost, it would also mean frustration for the development team.

Making BYOD Work: Benefits And Best Practices

Origin Learning

The reason for this is simple: BYOD gives organizations the best of both worlds – lesser costs of providing hardware yet the ability to capitalize on technological devices. Here’s why a BYOD policy could be an excellent investment for training, learning and development: Lower costs.

How Does LMS Selection Work? This Case Reveals All

Talented Learning

For each strength or weakness, we attempted to quantify incremental benefits in terms of potential revenue generation, cost reduction or improvement in learner experience. In other words, we used quantitative analysis to determine if extra non-critical features were worth the cost premium.

Best Practices for Instructional Design in eLearning

Raptivity

Choose a cost effective tool based on your budget. Design Plan A design document is essential to make sure the team involved in the project is on the same page before commencement of development. Make sure this document captures global information on font size, colour, paragraph and text alignments and image appearance. Depending on what your project demands, add or design storyboard documents that fit the need.

eLearning Outsourcing: Why Consider It?

Upside Learning

Significant cost advantages. Outsourcing arrangements enable you to reduce fixed costs and leverage the scalability of the service providers. That reduces the risk to a large extent as everything you need is in one document – most probably has agreement of key stakeholders as well.