10 Low-Cost Ideas for Employee Training

The Training by Nelle Blog | Corporate Training and Consulting

Before you fire up your computer and get to work, just remember: the key to creating effective training with presentation software is to avoid drowning your learner in a sea of text, poor images, and a clunky layout. So, What Will it Cost Me? So, What Will it Cost Me? ON-DEMAND WEBINARS On-demand webinars are a great and cost-effective way to train your employees - as they can access the content anytime, anyplace. So, What Will it Cost Me?

Factors that Determine eLearning Costs

Enyota Learning

Several factors impact the overall eLearning costs of your project: Volume. The duration of courses and the number of course elements have a major role to play in determining the eLearning costs of your project. While you can use short, simple and text-only courses to impart basic information, to impact more involved skills, you might need to embed several complex course elements spread over a fairly large period of time for improved understanding.

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Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. A USB microphone can be purchased at a relatively low cost and still produce great content. The next step is to grab the embed code and pop it into a slide in the Edmego course authoring tool. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. When it comes to maximizing retention in the workplace, your overall efforts will yield its own measure in results.

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. A USB microphone can be purchased at a relatively low cost and still produce great content. The next step is to grab the embed code and pop it into a slide in the Edmego course authoring tool. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3. When it comes to maximizing retention in the workplace, your overall efforts will yield its own measure in results.

5 inspiring scenario-based elearning examples

Elucidat

Scenarios can be an effective way to engage your learners and really change their behavior. At the end, those low-stakes decisions are played back with commentary on what they might suggest about the learner’s responses in higher-stakes situations. A low-tech interactive scenario makes a big, potentially daunting, topic accessible and engaging. But this example shows how taking a scenario-based approach to test that knowledge can be more engaging and more effective.

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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. Several decades ago, software companies began offering no-cost access to products for a limited time (or with a limited feature set), hoping to drive more demand for the premium version in the long-run. Here are some of the no/low-cost techniques that work for us. Write one or more relevant blog posts and embed text links and visual “calls to action” within the body copy.

7 Microlearning Online Training Assets You May Be Overlooking

EI Design

Not only can you reach your target audience without long development lead times, but also you can engage them more effectively. Here are 6 of the most effective microlearning online training assets that can help you develop attention-grabbing online training. Use your video or audio editing platforms, templates, themes and images to the best effect in microlearning. We all have access to low-cost recording and editing software.

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Unicorn Training

Come and talk to us about microlearning at the MicroLearn caféLast year we formed a strategic alliance with bite size workplace skills content providers MicroLearn and this year at LT we're teaming up to showcase how workplace skills and compliance topics can be effectively delivered through bite-size eLearning.

4 Free Tools to Help Get Your PowerPoint from Good to Great

Mindflash

Ideally these tools are easy to use and help me to create better-looking, highly effective content more quickly – and free is always good, too. Then, watch this short Screenr I put together with some ideas for how to add more emphasis to your word cloud using PowerPoint’s picture tools and animation effects. Here’s how to use Screenr: And, here’s how to embed a Screenr in your PowerPoint presentation: Tool #4: Cacoo for diagramming or flow charts.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Rapid elearning is attractive because you can create effective elearning courses with little or no programming required. There are a dozens of stock image sites where you can buy low cost images. They’ll provide an embed code that you can place in your courses. However, these by themselves don’t build effective elearning. Here’s what I find typical of people who do rapid elearning.

18 Top Learning Systems Trends to Watch in 2018

Talented Learning

Decades of expensive LMS solutions gave way to a pricing revolution over the last 10 years, as cloud computing paved the way for low-cost LMS competitors that drove the overall price point down. This kind of holistic business learning strategy has potential not only to pay for itself, but also to transform L&D from a cost center to a profit center. Significant increase in sales effectiveness. Decreased new store/dealer onboarding costs.

15 Authoring Tools For mEnabling Your eLearning For iPads

Upside Learning

We talked about some of these tools in two of our previous blog posts, 5 Rapid Authoring Tools To Publish Courses For Your iPads and Converting ELearning To Tablet Learning: Cost-effective Solutions , but I have now put together a wider list of authoring tools that can both help you convert your legacy content and which can also be used to develop new, mEnabled content for delivery to iPads and tablets.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2018

Limestone Learning

Tuesday, July 3, 2018, 11AM – 12PM PT: Building an Effective Coaching Culture Within Your Organization (Free for ATD members) Awareness of the power of coaching has increased significantly in recent years, as demonstrated by world-class surgeon and writer Atul Gawande’s recent TED Talk, “Want to Get Great at Something? Why loneliness and social isolation combined with stress have a devastating effect on the health of individuals and organizations. Do we link, embed, copy?

Free L&D webinars for January 2018

Limestone Learning

More effective communication? Monday, January 8, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: 4 Keys to Enhancing Your Healthcare Culture (Free for ATD members) A healthcare company’s culture has a tremendous effect on the patient experience, and ultimately your survey scores. Consequences include risk of legal action, significant costs in penalties, damage to brand reputation, and more. This webcast will address: How to identify and design low-cost, high-reward AR pilots.

Free L&D webinars for April 2018

Limestone Learning

Monday, April 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Straight Talk: Communication and Connection Skills to Increase Influence (Free for ATD members) Learn effective communication techniques to improve your communication skills, and learn to connect effectively to leverage those communication skills. Uncover the organizational and personal costs of avoiding feedback. Which manager mindsets inhibit effective coaching.

Free L&D webinars for August 2018

Limestone Learning

Thursday, August 2, 2018, 10AM – 11AM PT: Improving the Recruiting Process (Free for ATD members) Companies see hiring as a cost or an investment. If seen as a cost, expenses are minimized, squeezed and even eliminated. And it would be ideal for just-in-time learning, if only it could be effectively searched. Create interactive quizzes and embed them within your learning videos. Describe how to make a program effective.