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Cammy Beans Learning Visions: More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design

Learning Visions

Thursday, April 05, 2007 More on PowerPoint and Instructional Design Continuing the PowerPoint conversation begun yesterday here and picked up by Clive on Learning: Dont blame PowerPoint.and Quintus Joubert PowerPoint vs. Interactive Learning. Heres another article on PowerPoint, found via Donald Clark at Big Dog, Little Dog : Bite the Bullet: Improving Your Presentation Strategies. ► March (11) eLearning Geeks on Spring Break and New Skills for.

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

Mindflash

Continuing the recent trend of PowerPoint in the news , I stumbled upon an article in USA Today that provided some tips and advice for designing more engaging presentations. When you’re done creating, you can save your diagram to an image file format and then drop it into PowerPoint.

Ignore This Post If You Don’t Care About Effective Learning

Rapid eLearning

Building Effective Learning. Assuming a ballpark figure of about $100 an hour, here are some rough estimates of what an elearning course can cost. 3,300: PowerPoint-based elearning (33:1). They require no programming skills.

3 Rapid E-learning Myths Busted

CommLab India

This web-based course creation methodology helps companies convert their classroom materials into online courses quickly, in an effective manner. We thus see that rapid e-learning enables companies to develop good online courses fast, at low cost.

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Is this course associated with a process, a soft skill, leadership development or perhaps even a combination of these. These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. Powerpoint. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3.

Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3

Edmego Learning

Is this course associated with a process, a soft skill, leadership development or perhaps even a combination of these. These are great free and/or cost effective tools for generating images. Powerpoint. Maximizing Retention In E-Learning – Part 3.

Video Training – why it’s here to stay

Dashe & Thomson

As a result, employees can sit at their laptops at work or at home and watch high-definition video training on their firm’s ERP software, their firm’s products, soft skills, certifications, etc. Affordability – typically costs about the same as a book.

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A Free Tool & Free Graphics to Simplify Your E-Learning Course Design

Rapid eLearning

Most people I talk to have limited graphic design skills and they don’t usually have access to a graphic designer. Considering this, the goal is to find as many free or low cost graphic design solutions as possible. You spend a little more time bringing objects into PowerPoint.

360 Degree Videos: The New Shiny Toy in Corporate Training

CommLab India

With its immense possibilities to provide a very immersive and engaging learning experience – at a very low cost, organizations have started using this technology to provide very successful training. . In fact, the navy even uses VR to train its workforce on interpersonal skills.

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Signs of a Good Interactive E-learning Software

CommLab India

Organizations need to develop a large number of e-learning modules quickly and at a low cost. These stringent requirements cannot be fulfilled using Flash and other tools, which require specialized skills to work with.

You Need to Know These Seven Tips If You Build Graphics for E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

In a previous post I mentioned a few free (or low cost ) graphic editors if you don’t already have one. I find that what I do for graphics doesn’t require overly sophisticated skills. For my demos, I decided to stick with PowerPoint to show that if that’s all you have, then you still can do quite a bit. PowerPoint 2010 comes with a background removal feature which makes it really easy. In PowerPoint, add a shape to the slide. Create a 3D room effect.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

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Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

To achieve lower cost, faster time-to-market and to be able to support growing mobile access and specialized kinds of information access, I think we are going to see growth in the use of text-to-speech. This month's #LCBQ is the first with the Big Question Thought Leaders.

How to Be Successful at Rapid E-Learning

Rapid eLearning

Their organization needs to take existing content (usually a bunch of PowerPoint files) and get it online as soon as possible. Once it’s online, they realize that many of the courses look like PowerPoint slides. There are a dozens of stock image sites where you can buy low cost images.

Here’s an Inexpensive Way to Build a Library of E-Learning Assets

Rapid eLearning

This can be a challenge because the skills to design graphics are different than the ones required to design instruction. And many of them offer low cost or even free access to the types of assets you can use in your elearning courses. 23: PowerPoint Doesn’t Have to Be Boring.

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. Significant increase in sales effectiveness. 10 Effective eCommerce Pays, Bigtime.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

Lisa has more than 25 years of progressive experience building effective people programs in high profile companies across industries, including Consumer Goods, Publishing, High-Tech, and Healthcare. You’ll learn about topics such as: Research behind how EI enhances coaching effectiveness.

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Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

Supporting a distributed workforce through effective training is an increasingly important challenge as companies expand across larger geographic regions. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs. Low bandwidth at either end can cause problems.

5 Ways to Stretch Your Training Budget

Mindflash

Despite ample evidence supporting the bottom-line value of training and professional development , training budgets are almost always the first place business leaders target for cost-cutting. Some people think you can’t teach soft-skills online.

With a little help from our friends: the services we use to build our business

TalentLMS

It worked fine but started getting too costly. We opted for S3 due to its combination of low cost, security and flexibility. S3 and Cloudfront are not that easy to work with, compared to Rackspace’s Cloud Files solution, but they are much more flexible and cost-effective.

Top Tech-Based Ways to Train a Distributed Workforce

The Learning Dispatch

Supporting a distributed workforce through effective training is an increasingly important challenge as companies expand across larger geographic regions. Many of these tools are free or extremely low cost, depending on your needs. Low bandwidth at either end can cause problems.

The Ultimate Glossary of eLearning Terms

LearnUpon

It’s a five-phase framework that instructional designers use; a guideline for building effective training and learning support tools. One benefit of a cloud LMS is that it’s quicker and more cost-effective to install than self-hosted learning solutions. Skill Gap Analysis.

‘Best of Elearning! ’ Awards Honor 100 Top Solutions

mLevel

>> Reduce your total cost of ownership. >> The suite of IBM Kenexa talent products includes BrassRing, Skills Assessments, Talent Insights, Talent Acquisition Suite, Survey Enterprise and BrassRing Candidate Relationship Manager. Then, you can quickly sift through talent pools with the right skills assessment test. >> Reduce voluntary turnover as employees understand how to build a career with you and acquire new skills. >>

Small Businesses: How to Get Started with E-Learning (Without Blowing Your Budget)

Mindflash

While it’s notable that the response pool was larger for the 2011 survey (and we’re all more cost-conscious these days), I still find it remarkable that E-Learning implementation costs are such a big (and growing) concern.

Ultimate eLearning terms you should know: Part 2 (M-Z)

LearnUpon

Companies should be wary of the value a “free” learning platform can deliver and alert to the costs quickly accrued in maintaining, updating and supporting an LMS without a vendor. Defining clear objectives also helps to assess the effectiveness of a course after its completion.

Free e-Learning books

eFront

> Resources Down-and-dirty Guidelines for Effective Discussions in Online Courses Joanna C. Dunlap Improving the Odds of Effective Collaborative Work in Online Courses Joanna C.

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.

5 Lessons Learned from 16 Years in Leadership Development

Abilitie

Too often, we in L&D emphasize content over context and prioritize knowledge acquisition over the creation of social experiences that help individuals develop their leadership and communication skills. The most effective L&D departments I have seen take advantage of them.

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.

Creating Value in e-Learning Part 1: The Problem

Trivantis

Development costs influence WBT design. In transitioning from classroom learning to web based training , we may have forgotten the first two tenets of effective teaching: “observe the student” and “evaluate the experience.”. What role does observation and evaluation play in assessing the effectiveness of your web based training initiative? In a profit-or-loss paradigm, one would agree that “best” cannot include anything that increases time, cost or effort. Forum.

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. Describe how to make a program effective. No Design Skills?

Top 75 eLearning Posts - May 2010

eLearning Learning Posts

Without trust, employees become what Judy Bardwick, in her article titled “The High Cost of Mistrust,&# calls actively disengaged. These 12 Tutorials Teach You How to Build an Interactive E-Learning Course - Rapid eLearning Blog , May 4, 2010 It’s a fact that you CAN build effective elearning with rapid elearning tools. In a previous post I shared how to create the graphic elements for that course in PowerPoint. Army is close to declaring war on PowerPoint.

What Virtual Assistants Can Do For Course Creators with Expert VA Trainer Kathy Goughenour

LifterLMS

Chris Badgett: So, that’s a skill I would call instructional designer, maybe. The VA could create the PowerPoint, could make whatever other materials you want to go with it.