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

Learning Visions

Friday, June 26, 2009 The Corporate Moodle: A Tipping Point? A ‘low-cost’ LMS starts at an average of $58K. That’s the low price. Because it’s open source, there are no licensing costs. Do you think were at a tipping point? I'm going to say no, we're not yet at a tipping point. Our customers benefit from low-cost and self-management with no technical knowledge required.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Having a team that’s constantly developing for new ideas and new skills can launch your company into industry leadership. Here are 5 tips to get you going. This short piece is packed with practical, low-cost ways to help your folks learn and grow in their jobs.

How to do Online Training for Government the Right Way

Avilar

Human resource leaders are revamping outdated recruitment methods and building educational partnerships to fill a pipeline of younger workers who can fill skills gaps. It’s no wonder that online training is one of the go-to tools to enhance skills and competencies. We know that the U.S.

Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

They’re over-produced – replete with unrealistic scenarios, quasi-aspirational music, and distracting animation effects. To get started here are a few creative ideas for using video in training and some practical design tips for executing your vision. Video Design Tips.

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Ideas, Tips, and Resources for Using Video in Your Online Training

Mindflash

They’re over-produced – replete with unrealistic scenarios, quasi-aspirational music, and distracting animation effects. To get started here are a few creative ideas for using video in training and some practical design tips for executing your vision. Video Design Tips.

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No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

This article from the Harvard Business Review has several practical tips on writing negative feedback effectively. Instructional Design Tip: How to Simplify Instruction. Five Golden Rules for Effective Mentoring. 4 Training Tips to Ensure Employee Cultural Fit.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

The best thing – most of these options don’t cost a thing! Four Tips for Creating Effective Virtual Instructor-Led Training (VILT). How to Balance Hard Skills and Soft Skills. This week’s best articles for no-nonsense employee training.

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. Create a 3D room effect. An E-Learning Heroes Roadshow workshop where we’ll look at ways to build elearning courses and learn some great PowerPoint tips. If you’re building elearning courses, then you should expect to have a graphics editing program as part of your tool chest.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

If you ever have to stand in front of a group and present some training material, you might want to brush up your skills with these 5 “gotchas.” Six Key Tips for Learning at Work. Here are good tips for helping your folks improve through their own experience.

No-Nonsense Employee Training: The Best Articles of This Week

Pract.us

Self-Assessment: 4 Tips for Writing Your Performance Evaluation. If you or your employees do self-assessment as part of your annual review, here are a few tips to get you going. At Pract.us, we’re dedicated to giving you the easiest way to effective, low-cost training.

How To Help Your Employees Develop As Leaders

Clarity Consultants

Managers need leadership skills to encourage, motivate and support their teams. Here are four effective techniques to best help your employees develop as leaders: Give Them The Tools and Training They Need. Ask your peers and your manager for feedback about your own leadership skills.

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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.

9 creative ways to revitalize outdated online training courses

TalentLMS

Looking for cost-effective ways to modernize your training activities? Check your authoring tool for any assets you can use in your course design, or look online for free or low-cost media ideally suited to the subject matter. Is your online training content getting stale?

How Rapid Authoring Tools Meet Evolving Online Learning Needs

CommLab India

Demand for low cost courses. Instead, they now seek utilitarian courses that satisfy their learning needs at a lower cost. To meet the ever-changing demands of the dynamic marketplace, companies need to train their employees quickly and effectively.

Small E-Learning Budgets? Create Your Own Training Videos

CommLab India

As a training manager, you are always faced with the conundrum of building an effective online course within a limited budget. With the tools now available, creating simple videos requires very little special skills or expertise. Consider these tips to make use of videos: .

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.

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.

20 Top Learning, Technology & Media Links: Weekly Digest – 13

Upside Learning

Besides the latest scoop, news and stories, you can also find tips, tricks and tutorials to help you get the most out of this 9.7” The hard reality is that organizations are not implementing effective eLearning as much as we think. The Complete List of iPad Tips, Tricks, and Tutorials.

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8 Ways to Cut Costs on your Next Compliance Online Training Course

TalentLMS

Here are 8 ways to cut costs on compliance online training courses. How To Cut Costs On Your Next Compliance Online Training Course. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks. Outsource time-consuming or costly tasks.

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Why to Use Rapid Authoring Tools for E-learning Course Development

CommLab India

As a result, organizations often face the challenge of creating new e-learning modules in a short time and that too at a comparatively low cost. The biggest drawback with these tools is that they require a high level of skills, which in turn increases development time.

Top 10 eLearning Predictions 2011 #LCBQ

Tony Karrer

Prediction #2 => Mobile Tipping Point You can see that my predictions for mobile were rather pessimistic in the past. " My belief is that mobile this year has reached a tipping point a bit like Virtual Classroom tools in 2009.

4 Tutorials to Help You Become an Audio Pro

Mindflash

So we need audio, but more importantly, we need to know when to use it for the greatest impact – and how to do so in a way that’s low-cost and high-quality. Online Training Games: Sound effects can build a sense of urgency or simply enhance the excitement of games.

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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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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. Visual Design Tip: 3 Ways to Use Emphasis in Your Online Training. What free or low-cost tools are you using?

Customer Training Pricing and Packaging: What’s the Best Strategy?

Talented Learning

But an effective approach requires thoughtful pricing and packaging. Even if you offer customer training upfront at no additional charge, the cost of content development, delivery and administration must be included somewhere in the price of your product or service. 3) Network Effect.

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. Tips on Using SimpleDiagrams.

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. These tips are from senior managers and training professionals from major corporations around the world.

LMS Market Trends: Issues and Opportunities

Talented Learning

Here are three ways technology is providing upside assistance: Lower complexity and cost: Traditionally, the transition to an LMS was notoriously deliberate, time-consuming and expensive. Those realities meant that decisions were driven more by cost savings than the interests of learners.

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Free L&D webinars for July 2019

Limestone Learning

If you could use some ideas, there are plenty of free webinars on everything from learning principles to design tips to career management. Her diverse background has given her the opportunity to develop a unique blend of skills, resources, creativity, and passion for enabling high performance.

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Penny Pinching but Valuable Client and a Unique, Challenging Project

ID Reflections

How would you convince a "penny-pinching but valuable prospect" (a phrase from Cathy Moore’s blog: [link] ) the need for a training program you are recommending?

Free L&D webinars for March 2019

Limestone Learning

Not only is this what most employees want, it’s also a key component of an effective learning strategy. It helps you scale your training worldwide, but every new recording is a pain to produce, and it’d be ideal for just-in-time learning, if only it could be effectively searched.

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.

2009 Predictions How Did I Do?

Tony Karrer

This has a dramatic impact on the Business of Learning and perceptions around value and cost. How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? We even made the Big Question one month: New Presenter and Learner Skills and Methods.

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.

12 eLearning Predictions for 2009

Tony Karrer

How can you improve performance quickly and at low cost? 5 - Virtual Classroom Tipping Point Based on a few different conversations and experiences, I believe that we've reached a point where virtual classroom training is no longer seen as inherently inferior and a lower value. Corrollary: transition to virtual means greater demand for help on effective virtual classroom training and for people who are good at creation effective remote experiences. #6

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 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.