We Need a Wiki in a Wiki

eLearning Blender

It's obvious that a Wiki would be a great help in my organization. I believe a Wiki would be a great addition to our systems so that it is easier to access commonly needed information quickly. So, we know we need a Wiki. Here is what I have identified as our options: SharePoint Wiki – SharePoint 07 offers some basic Wiki options that would probably satisfy our needs. If I can prove that the Wiki is being used then the benefits should be evident.

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Adapting elearning programs cross-culturally

eFront

In today’s truly international work environment, trainers need to go beyond merely recognizing cultural differences to actually adapting their programs to accommodate for those differences – and in the process avoiding potentially costly errors. Authored this Wiki page.

Developing a Training Program: Have You Considered Going Digital?

CommLab India

While we may continue with classroom training sessions in some instances, it would be prudent to use digital media where it is possible to make training practical and cost-effective. The onboarding training program may include: Company overview, structure, vision & mission.

Training Magazine Case Study: How eLearningArt reduced training costs & increased revenue using ProProfs

ProProfs

Training Magazine, a reputed professional development magazine , recently featured a case study on how eLeanringArt created comprehensive employee training programs, using ProProfs, and improved product development as well as saved significant amounts of time and money.

Software Implementation Training Plan

eLearning Blender

The project involves training approximately 180 users on a ERP software program in a chain of retail stores. The eLearning classes will help the learners to gain pre requisite knowledge while the ILT course will help them achieve fluency in the program. The ILT classes will conclude by introducing the learners to a job aid in the form of a Wiki. Rather than developing a standard technical manual with detailed instructions I have created a Wiki using MediaWiki.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

With an open source Learning Management System (LMS), you can customize your experience and programs based on your business goals and department directives, allowing different groups of employees to access hundreds of learning modules. Low-cost.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study

Learning Visions

Sunday, August 23, 2009 Kineo Webinar: Compliance Training Case Study Kineo will be holding a free webinar on developing cost-effective compliance training on Thursday, August 27, 2009. Rapid E-learning provides an alternative to develop compliance training cost-effectively and quickly. Cammy Beans Learning Visions Musings on eLearning, instructional design and other training stuff.

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point?

Learning Visions

A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Talented individuals who can program like hell and believe in the open source philosophy. Time will tell whether the software had anything to to with the program and learners' success. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required.

This is what you need to look for in an LMS for Retail

Paradiso

LMS retail could reduce training costs in your company, enhance the product knowledge of your staff members and consequently increase your customer satisfaction which translates into great income. Full control of the delivery and management of the training programs.

Adding Social Learning to Your Existing Training Strategy

CourseArc

Imagine for a moment that your organization has invested the necessary time and funds into creating the most cutting-edge training program possible.

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5)

Mark Oehlert

Clarke » March 18, 2008 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium (June 3,4,5) (seriously, Sid Meier is a keynoter and it only cost $250 for the whole conference!) The George Mason University Instructional Technology Program and the Defense Acquisition University invite you to attend the 4th Annual Innovations in e-Learning Symposium to be held on June 3, 4 & 5, 2008 in the Johnson Center on the Fairfax Campus of George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia.

Blended Learning: Not your Mother’s, Grandmother’s, or Possibly Even Older Sibling’s Training

Association eLearning

Let’s look at Melanie’s learning experience to see how a well-designed blended learning program can help improve the learner experience. For associations, it’s not always easy to incorporate change in training programs. Incorporate course wikis or blogs for collaboration.

5 Benefits of Using Custom eLearning Solutions in Your Corporate Training

Obsidian Learning

Custom eLearning is a significant part of any corporate training program. Thus, having a strong corporate training program is paramount. The criticality of continuing education in the workplace makes the development of a good corporate training program rather tricky.

Informal Learning

CourseArc

First, they can set up a wiki page or a blog for each of their courses, and post important updates and articles there.

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

Pract.us

Consider some low-cost training strategies. Even the most cost effective program wastes resources if you aren’t training people in skills that improve your business. Surprisingly, one of the most cost effective ways to develop employees is to train all the time.

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How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning

TOPYX LMS

The first step in measuring eLearning’s ROI is determining what the initial investment will cost. The price of an LMS is a huge consideration in determining the overall cost of the initial investment into eLearning.In These costs include overhead costs and the cost of equipment.

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Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Example: The organisations ”ad hoc” use of a wiki can be improved by the thoughtful design of the wiki as part of a blended learning program. This enabled staff to develop new skills in producing and sharing content – and it didn’t cost a cent.

Seven other advantages of an e-learning strategy

Connect Thinking

Example: The organisations ”ad hoc” use of a wiki can be improved by the thoughtful design of the wiki as part of a blended learning program. This enabled staff to develop new skills in producing and sharing content – and it didn’t cost a cent.

10 Advantages Of Leveraging LMS For Blended Learning

Upside Learning

So here are the 10 advantages of leveraging an LMS for blended learning, justifiably segregated for administrators and learners – both who will be a part of your blended learning program. Overall, it centralizes your training function and reduces your time and cost expenditures.

There is Big Money to be made with “Just in Time” Training

LearnDash

Done correctly this approach can result in a a high revenue, lost cost business. In addition to courses JIT can include internal live chat access to experts and corporate wiki sites. The results of the initial program drove content mastery scores from 68% to 92%, with more than 96% engagement! Companies of all sizes will pay good money to have an expert create and implement a JIT training program at their organization.

Digital Badges for Educational Achievement

Web Courseworks

From Mozilla’s Open Badges wiki page. Since then, adoption of “badging,” as it has come to be known, has been steadily increasing: Mozilla put on a grant-funded competition to help a variety of organizations develop their own badge programs. Is my badging program needed?

Cammy Beans Learning Visions: eLearning Guild Demo Fest: Sun MicroSystems

Learning Visions

Publicly available training program. Wiki Platform Using Web 2.0 tools to create a new hire experience Built using the Confluence Enterprise Wiki platform Brandon said they were “corrupting the real idea of a wiki&#.

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Game Changing Training

Your Training Edge

Let’s discuss the pros of developing a training program and make it a real game changer for your business. Online courses and MOOCs are now available for effective e-learning and offer much more rather than just opportunity to save costs through lesser travel time and expenses.

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Implementation of LMS in a large organization: Critical factors for acceptance

G-Cube

But with new-age LMSs, social learning can be encouraged through live chat, discussion boards, wikis and blogs. These reports can be further customized to suit domains and smaller groups within an organization to drive incentive programs and so on.

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

Challenge to Learn

Some companies choose to put a part of the material on their website or intranet or in a wiki. But what about costs and return on investments? We do this at very low costs.

Bob Mosher: Performance Support and Learning at the Moment of Need #ls2010

Learning Visions

We should be more caught up in what they DO once they leave your training program. What are performance support tools being used to support the final 3 moments of need: searchable docs wikis help desk The guy next to us -- (“we are instinctively beggars by design” – we ask the guy next to us, but he is an FTE…may not know…but we’re not teaching independence. Bob’s list of favorites: Job aids CoPs (wikis, blogs, forums) learning portal reference materials….

70:20:10: Drive performance by enacting change in your learning culture

Docebo

Because the 70:20:10 model emphasizes the benefits of informal learning, it’s also a great methodology that encourages better employee engagement with L&D content and programs. Informal learning combined with formal training can boost employee engagement and retention.

Best of Training Industry's 2013 findings

Training Industry

designing learning programs that align with business objectives) as critical for exceptional training organizations. ACTION ITEM: Look for ways to strategically align your learning programs with business objectives. ACTION ITEM: Look for ways to retain sales people with effective onboarding programs. An effective knowledge transfer plan can help to mitigate the costs of turnover. ACTION ITEM: Try to build coaching and mentoring into your knowledge transfer programs.

Using Social Media for Learning: Tools & Practices #BHsocialmedia

Learning Visions

Reduced cost of new-vehicle launch kits from $100,000 to about $15,000. Video, podcasts, discussion forums, games, mentoring programs (Partner new learners with those already certified). Used Microsoft SharePoint – blogs, wikis, messaging, polls, surveys, RSS feeds (get alerted when content is updated). Costs – both of tool and the opportunity cost Look at terms of use and legal implications (who owns the content created in a site) Does the site let you export your content?

Creative screencasting

Joitske Hulsebosch eLearning

A screencast is a classical way of explaining computer programs and software. with paid software programs. If you make sure you don't need to edit, it costs a lot less time to produce a screencast. Screencasting software There are many different screencast recording programs.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Twitter, Yammer), wikis, blogs, discussion groups, etc. The role of the learning leader is shifting from being a program manager to a solution architect. Instead, my belief is that the discussion will be much more around rapid, low-cost content creation.

Megatrends in MOOCs: #8 Mobile Learning

Your Training Edge

But with the general shift toward mobile devices and more organizations moving their training programs online, mobile will be the next big phase in MOOC development. The cost of data service. For the past few years, mobile learning has been the “next big thing,” but no more.

MOOCs: Building Personal Learning Networks

Your Training Edge

We live in a world where there is simply too much to learn – whether in a history class or a management training program, it has become nearly impossible for a person to absorb all there is to know. and online resources (websites, wikis, blogs, discussion forums, Twitter feeds, etc.) They are also unlimited by time – even after the formal training program is finished, the network remains, expanding and morphing as the knowledge itself changes.

Are You Aware of These Latest E-Learning Trends?

CommLab India

Using technology the right way can make online learning more engaging, cost-effective, accelerate learning, and improve performance. The need to provide quantitative data to prove the effectiveness of an e-learning program is inevitable.

Learning from others through Enterprise Social Networks (ESN)

Matrix

Learning & Development specialists put a lot of time and effort into developing the best training programs, yet they often fail to have the desired results. Mixing observational learning with hands-on learning is a highly effective (and cost efficient) combination.