Fundamentals of Designing and Developing Cost-Effective eLearning

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LearnBrite and Microsoft: A Match Made in Virtual Reality Training Heaven


LearnBrite + Microsoft = Workplace Training Heaven. It works hand-in-hand with Microsoft’s leading technology to offer the world’s most accessible experiential learning. LearnBrite Integrations with Microsoft. With other programs, browser choice matters.

Healthy Babies Healthy Business Program Gets a Refresh

CLO Magazine

In addition to the emotional toll that premature birth takes on families, it may also cost your company thousands of dollars each year. More than 540 companies signed on for the original version of the program, including big names such as Ebay, Walmart and Microsoft.

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


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 Ways to Get the Most Out of Your Authoring Tool

request, such as IBM or Microsoft. training data, you’d have had to pay a variable fee, with the potential for spiraling costs as your business. sound complex and potentially costly but. Where learning and development programs used to be seen as. 12 Ways to Get the Most.

Vitalize Your Online Training Programs with Videos

CommLab India

Giants such as Microsoft and Oracle reported substantial savings in training costs after they started using videos as part of their training initiatives. They can be used as part of your e-learning programs or as performance support tools.

Huge MOOCs savings

Your Training Edge

Most of the value addition or benefits that were generated in favor of MOOCs, have been in terms of cost saving. The cost saving up to this extent is significant. The cost saving feature of MOOC, can help, here.

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Finding the Best Tool for Your Talent Development Program


Imagine the following scenario: One of the most productive employees on your programming team finds several excellent articles on a novel Java-based technology. The intrepid programmer likely had to use at least 4 different tools (the likes of Microsoft Office, Dropbox, Gmail, Slack, etc.)

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Remember the 3 E’s When Marketing Educational Programs

WBT Systems

First, create awareness in your target audiences—their awareness of the need for pursuing professional development and their awareness of the educational programs your association offers. The three E’s of marketing educational programs will help you succeed with each of these three phases of marketing. You don’t often hear about expeditionary marketing but in times of change, this bold approach could take your online educational programs—and non-dues revenue—to new heights.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

The Training Manager’s Guide to Accessible Elearning

The Learning Dispatch

For those who create training or administer training programs, that means considering and meeting the needs of learners with disabilities. A Guide for Creating and Buying Accessible Online Training within Your Organization’s Training Program.

How are you going to “add new value” to your eLearning?

Coffee and Design

For example, take Microsoft, Google, and Facebook to name some small ones. Both Microsoft, Google, and Facebook would not be as successful as they are today if they hadn’t succeeded in both of these. Microsoft is more than just an OS provider.

The Good (and Bad) of ELearning


It is giving people the opportunity to learn from anywhere at anytime, and all at a reasonable cost. I believe that this all stems from elearning’s roots being in Microsoft PowerPoint – slides and bullet points can be pretty dull.

Motivate Your Employees with e-Learning Incentives

Your Training Edge

learning offers an easy and cost-effective way to better teach and engage your employees. E-learning is more cost-effective and flexible than traditional training, with no travel, classroom space, or printing costs.

3 Major Misconceptions about ELearning


Don’t get me wrong, elearning is an absolute fantastic tool that every company should utilize for employee development and training (at the very least for the natural cost benefits). I can recall a project where we were tasked with creating an elearning program for a new software system.

Off-the-Shelf Content or Custom-built: Which Is Better For Your e-Learning Endeavour?


The cost factor: Considered the most important factor by many, OTS courses are budget friendly. With many players in the market and the option of varying content bundles, it is often cost effective to buy OTS solutions.

Always On, Always Available Learning With Chatbots (and Training Magazine)


In this session, you’ll develop ideas for realistic, engaging, two-way conversations in your next learning program. You’ll discover programming tools to get started without specialized skills or equipment. You’ll recognize how easy it is to integrate a chatbot with what you’re already using: Articulate Storyline, Adobe Captivate, Trivantis Lectora, even Microsoft PowerPoint. You can’t be available to provide coaching and feedback 24/7, but an intelligent chatbot can!

When You Should Build Your Own LMS


This evolution in the LMS has resulted in people raising their expectations on what it can (and should) do for their elearning programs. As you can probably gather the cost of #1 is significantly less than the latter.

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VILT: Training’s Overlooked Stepchild


Imagine for a moment that you have been asked to lead a team to create a training program for a medium-size organization. This organization has around 25,000 employees and roughly 12,000 of them have to go through the training program.

Virtual Labs & LMS Integration for Enterprises


Employees can take full advantage of program features when they have extensive experience using the software. It’s no wonder why enterprises as large as Microsoft and Google, and even smaller companies in the technology sector, rely so heavily on software training and education.

Scary MOOC Savings

Your Training Edge

Most of the value addition or benefits that were generated in favor of MOOCs, have been in terms of cost saving. The cost saving up to this extent is significant. The cost saving feature of MOOC, can help, here.

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Let’s Catch Up: A Recap of Cloudshare Updates and Resources to Help You Get Ahead


Our commodity cloud expansion is continuing with a Microsoft Azure integration planned for November. Webinar: The Secret to Delivering Engaging Training Programs with Fewer Resources” showcased the success of Advanced, the U.K.’s

How Virtual reality is used in Forklift training?


A well-thought of Forklift training is a sure shot way to lessen the number of causalities and equipment damage costs, thus rendering it a safe and secure process of lifting bulky machinery. Also Read: What Google and Microsoft are upto in VR? ).

ASTD Houston Membership Mixer: Use the power of KINECT for Windows to transform training

Take an e-Learning Break

Whether you are a professional in the field, a student just starting out, or you are transitioning into Training and Development, find networking opportunities, programs, events and conferences just for you. Date and Time: Feb 22, 2012, 8:30 – 10:00am Location: Microsoft Store Galleria Mall, 5015 Westheimer Road, Houston, TX 77056, Phone: (713) 860-5790 Cost: No charge! Register at: [link] Come and Join the Fun!

How to Prepare for the End of the Flash

Magic EdTech

Google and Microsoft have since announced their intention to disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus bringing the curtains down for Flash. The timeline to conversion is short and losing quality content because of a technology disruption is costly and unnecessary.

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Quasar Maintains Competitive Edge with Move to Include Screencasting Options

TechSmith Camtasia

Meet Michael Shane, the director of Microsoft Desktop and Soft Skills Training Company, Quasar. To remain competitive, Quasar looked for a way to cut costs and offer flexible learning, which is where training videos came in. To try free Microsoft video tutorials from Quasar, click here.

eLearning: Wireframing 101

The Logical Blog by IconLogic

  By planning all these details out ahead of time, the production time and cost is greatly reduced and so is the error margin. I must stress however that you don't have to be an illustrator or use fancy programs to create a wireframe. Microsoft Word.

Time to Migrate eLearning Courses from Flash to HTML5

Hurix Digital

Following the announcement by Adobe, major browsers including Google and Microsoft followed suit and announced that they would disable the plug-in in their browsers by early next year, thus, bringing down the curtains on Flash.

10 Sales Engineering Experts You Should Be Following on Twitter


A software engineer from New Zealand, Regan is part of the Commercial Software Engineering team at Microsoft and studies Data Platforming and Machine Learning. He also engages with the industry, retweeting important news stories and his thoughts on the Microsoft Insider program.

eLearning Glossary: Definitions for the Most Commonly Used Terms

Association eLearning

API- Taken from Wikipedia “an application programming interface (API) is a set of routines, protocols, and tools for building software and applications.” Some examples of learning objects include Microsoft® Word or PowerPoint files, PDF files, video, and audio.

Virtual Reality Case Studies in Healthcare, Enterprise, and Higher Ed


No travel costs required. Even one-hundredth of an inch of difference means costly repairs. They are hoping to reduce engineer training time by 75% by using the Microsoft HoloLens to teach engineers about equipment via text pop-ups and voiceover guidance.

2017 eLearning Predictions: Updated Hype Curve

Web Courseworks

” Following David’s lead, we define artificial intelligence and machine learning as computer-generated algorithms, or “procedural generation”: the idea that the computer derives its own rules rather than relying on a human to program its rules. Many now cost money.

Technology Enabled Learning: Accelerated Learning

Your Training Edge

Online learning opportunities and the application of open educational resources and other relevant technologies increase educational productivity by boosting the rate of learning, reducing costs of instructional material and program delivery, and better utilizing instructor time.

Interesting Virtual World News: 3D training for Clinical Trials

Kapp Notes

Nasdaq: PPDI) today announced they have entered into an agreement to jointly develop a new virtual clinical trial training solution that will improve the cost effectiveness, speed and quality of clinical trial training for life sciences organizations. The combination will be a virtual collaborative environment built around PPD’s customizable, flexible and integrated technology solutions to advance clinical research programs. ProtonMedia and PPD, Inc.

The 10 Best MindTickle Alternatives


Besides using Continu as an LMS, the platform is also a knowledge base or Intranet system which helps cut company costs and save time. Salesforce, Microsoft Dynamics 365, Microsoft Outlook, Seismic, Highspot, and API Integration Options.

Comparison Guide: Find the right type of course for your training needs


Outsourcing custom course development will cost more than an internally produced course. Microsoft Excel courses. Learning and development programs often require different types of training.

A Conversation with Mike Lozicki of MediaLab 3D solutions

Kapp Notes

With a creative team of over 90 developers, designers and animators, MediaLab is a Microsoft Certified Professional Developer (MCPD), Microsoft Gold Certified Solution Developer and is also Autodesk AutoCAD Certified.