The Division of Wiki Labor: Wikis in the Working World

Dashe & Thomson

The result for companies can be a situation where crucial corporate know-how becomes scattered, resulting in costly delays and less-than-optimal work-products. Wikis blended learning peer-to-peer learning Training Development user adoption

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Wikis for Improving Productivity

Experiencing eLearning

Significant increases in productivity with a wiki. We use the wiki for our team, but I wonder what we can do to be more effective with it, as well as how we can help other departments in the company. Use templates on the wiki to make it easier to structure pages so people can be familiar with it. Document Repository: Use wiki to hold templates and documents. Getting People to Use the Wiki. No information about clients like SSN stored on the wiki.

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

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Cost savings.

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

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Cost savings.

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

Absorb LMS

They can turn to Blogs, wikis, social networks, video sites, etc. Research indicates that the time, effort, and cost to create e-learning courses using authoring tools is exorbitant. Cost savings.

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


To avoid time spent in organizing live training sessions, they wanted to create online internal training programs and were looking for an online training software which was effective, user-friendly as well as cost-effective.

Future directions

Learning with e's

Many of those who presented identified similar themes, including the exponential rise and popularity of social media (blogs, wikis, podcasts, social network tools), open educational resources and mobile learning.

Software Implementation Training Plan

eLearning Blender

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 Wiki is packed with step by step instructions covering everything in the system. Tags: Wiki Software Implementation Low Cost eLearning

e-Clippings (Learning As Art): Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs?

Mark Oehlert

e-Clippings (Learning As Art) Home Archives Subscribe About My Social Networks « The Definitive iPhone eCard | Main | Day 2: Welcome to Day 2 of Marks "Clear the Tabs" Blog-a-thon" » July 14, 2008 Ever Wonder How Much a Meeting Costs? Weve all sat in meetings thinking "Geez, this little confab is costing the organization plenty" well now we can quantify that amount in an onscreen ticker.

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Transmedia – Immersive Storytelling for Learning

Rob Hubbard

You could have videos of other employees talking about their experiences, a game based around key values, wikis that new employees could contribute to and so on… People learn best by investigating, discovering and taking part – so much more powerful, immersive and memorable than just being ‘told’. They just want more of the same training that they’ve had before (it doesn’t matter that it’s ineffective and costly and no one learns from it).

Moodle Pros and Cons

eLearning Blender

I have kick started the list with a few pros and cons on a wiki page. All you need to do to contribute is click on the link to the wiki page below, click the "Edit" option on the wiki page, and add your contribution to the list.

Very social software

Learning with e's

If you're interested in the impact blogs, wikis and social networking can have on the social and cultural dimensions of education, then take a read of them. technologies from both cost affordability and government censorship is also addressed.

Moodle Pros and Cons Update

eLearning Blender

I thought a list created on my own would not be nearly as useful as a list created with the help of fellow moodlers who come from different perspectives so I created a wiki page and posted a call for help compiling the ultimate Pros and Cons list.

The Emperor's new clothes?

Learning with e's

I agree - I use wikis as a central portal to link to other tools and resources, but it might just as well be a VLE (albeit an expensive option). I agree they keep everything in one place, but aggregators can do that and so can wikis - for significantly less cost.

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ELearning is Re-Shaping Higher Ed


The cost effective approach to virtual learning environments just makes sense. For example, course textbooks used to cost an absurd amount of money – and would become outdated in a just a couple of years. Online education is surely on the rise.

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Seven Technology-Enabled Tools that Empower the Modern Corporate Trainer


Blogs and Wikis. Wikis too can be created in a bid to encourage global learners collaborate together without getting bogged down by schedules and time differences. Scholarly articles can be built together on the wiki, where the Trainer can guide the learners from time to time.

Increased Engagement, Knowledge Retention, and Business Revenues: Gaining a Competitive Edge through Extended Learning Management Systems


A wide array of social learning tools, including wikis, blogs, and forums utilized so that other learners can share ideas, learn more, and gain expertise. In today’s modern world, organizations are setting a significant difference in the way they impart training to their employees.

Social Media in the Classroom [INFOGRAPHIC]


Although adoption is slow (for instance, only 15% of teachers find value in Facebook, Wiki, and other social networks), time will only show that it will rise. The one thing that should be avoided at all costs is relying upon social media as the main venue for the learning at hand.

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.

The 5 Best Open Source Learning Management Systems

Your Training Edge

For businesses and teachers, Canvas offers an incredible learning atmosphere where you can set up videos, blogs, wikis, documentation, and get feedback as well. You can also set up discussion boards, blogs, wikis, and forums. Low-cost.

Adding Social Learning to Your Existing Training Strategy


While this is a real benefit for cost-savings, it is important for stakeholders to understand that watching a training alone in a vacuum is not a meaningful experience for a learner.

Delivering Impactful Induction Training through Social Tools – Some Practical Tips


Training new recruits in this scenario has to take into account varying schedules and skyrocketing costs of travelling. Social learning platforms like wikis or blogs can be utilized as a platform of discussing and reflecting on new knowledge or skills gained.

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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. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required. You do have to pay to customise Moodle of course, but this is similar to comemrcial LMS solutions and I would argue costs are significantly lower. I'm not saying don't use it, (quite the opposite) but just make sure you count the total cost.

Web 2.0

Kapp Notes

Some highlights: Using a wiki to house class materials for a class of 30 students saved between 10,000-12,000 sheets of paper. Participants loved having the wiki. This presentation discussed how Sharepoint is used to provide Web 2.0 tools for large organizatons.

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How to Get the Greatest ROI from eLearning


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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Increasing student engagement through Interactive Learning Design


Instead of shooting a video with real-life characters or settings, animations and graphics can be used to decrease the cost of production of videos. Personal Wikis.

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

Association eLearning

The online resource is a simple Wiki which includes a course outline with planned activities, reading materials, and a pre-assessment that helps learners understand their strengths and weaknesses. Incorporate course wikis or blogs for collaboration.

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


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.

Informal Learning


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

Why is Skills Management Important?


This week I’ll explain why skills management is important and I’ll begin by repeating Wiki’s definition of Skills Management: “ The practice of understanding, developing, and deploying people and their skills.

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How to pair social learning with your LMS for a more engaged workforce


Utilizing a social learning method can increase retention while decreasing cost. Organization Wikis. Experts can edit Wiki content as necessary to ensure the information is always relevant. What is social learning and how can it help develop a culture of learning?

Powerful Employee Learning for Small Businesses on a Budget

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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User generated content; The next trend!

Challenge to Learn

By facilitating an easy to use authoring solution you can have an impact on that process by ensuring a more standardized, cost-effective and sustainable way of working. User generated content in corporate wiki.

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


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. Instructional designers can charge premium prices by adding “Just in Time” training development. When most people think about starting an online course business they think about creating elaborate courses with gamification elements, automation, communities and so forth.

The High Art of Reusability

Kapp Notes

Try this.look at the diagram and imagine substituting in corporate or academic stuff: A research scientist's blog provides material for an idea which is then critiqued and expanded as it appears in a collaborative wiki.

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July was a month of exciting updates at ScholarLMS


If our techies believe that the feature you have requested for can be useful to other users also – we will offer you a flat 50% discount on the development costs – without you even asking for it! ScholarLMS Wiki: Our online documentation is now available on ScholarLMS website.

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